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Denali Horseback Tours

#22 of 28 Outdoor Activities in Denali National Park and Preserve Features Animals
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
+1 907-322-3886
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Kara & today's ride could not have been better!

We three adults, with riding experience that ranged from somewhat to experienced, had a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PowderSki007
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Pittsburgh, PA
Best way to see the area

We try to do a trail ride on every trip, and this was by far the best. On horseback is a great way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
granbrandrew
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Florence, Alabama
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Denali Horseback Tours is a small, locally owned and operated business based in Healy, Alaska, just few minutes from Denali National Park entrance. We live here year-round and would like to share our Alaskan lifestyle with you! Come ride with us, the closest horseback outfitter to Denali, into some of the most spectacular backcountry in the world, under the midnight sun of Alaska’s north!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We three adults, with riding experience that ranged from somewhat to experienced, had a wonderful time. Our guide Kara-- super knowledgeable, helpful, safety conscious, caring, interested and interesting-- made us all feel welcome and comfortable throughout the 4 hour + ride through spectacular country while...More

Thank PowderSki007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to do a trail ride on every trip, and this was by far the best. On horseback is a great way to get the best possible views of the backcountry while also covering several ecozones and Ivana knows all about them. Her horses...More

Thank granbrandrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on an hour ride. Ivana was a great tour guide. She was great to work around our crazy schedule. The scenery was breathtaking. We all had a fantastic time.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Our family spent the afternoon with Ivana and Kara riding. It was an amazing experience. We have a child with special needs and Ivana actually walked his horse so he could ride safely and enjoy the experience too. We did all the top rated attractions...More

Thank pawatson5
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was our pleasure to share our backyard and horses with you :-) Thank you for your feedback! Ivana

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We've visited the Denali area from California four times now and riding with Denali Horseback Tours is hands-down the one activity my husband and I will do over and over again. Kara is a warm, confident, educated guide who gives the most authentic experience. The...More

Thank Kim G
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Kim! I'm so happy to hear that you had a great time riding with Kara :-) Ivana

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Kara was an amazing tour guide! She was knowledgeable and I loved every minute of our tour. The horses are beautiful!! Great tour and great way to see some of the Alaskan landscape.

1  Thank Rachel L
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words Rachel. I'm happy to hear that you had a great experience! Ivana

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Kara is an outstanding and knowledgeable guide! The horses have great personality and the ride was fun. The views are stunning! We took the 2 hour trip and it was perfect with our two teenagers. I absolutely recommend this tour!

1  Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ivana is the owner of Denali Horseback Tours! She was patient, gave everyone the horse that suited their ability! She has the best backyard every!!!! Thank you for sharing it with us! Best experience, you cant go wrong with this!!!!!~

1  Thank Karoon007
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I don't know what else you could ask for--riding horses through the Alaskan wilderness was fantastic. This felt much more like an authentic excursion than the bus rides and all the other things available. I felt like I connected with Alaska in a more natural...More

Thank dab1977728
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Sam was an excellent guide for myself and a second rider. We went from aspen forests to dry creek beds in the area just outside Denali, and saw amazing scenery during our four hour ride.

Thank Susan B
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Teri H
24 June 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
I'm sorry I'm confused. Did you have a reservation or would you like to make one? Once you have a reservation I'm happy to give you specific directions. Ivana
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charli133
12 April 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska! The 2 hour tour is $160 per person. I've been able to keep the same rates last few years, but please be aware that the prices are subject to change. For more info visit my website denalihorsebacktours... More
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Dawne A
21 March 2015|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska Dawne, I don't offer pack trips on horses so there is no need for camping equipment. All the necessary tack is provided as well as saddle bags, helmets and gloves if you wish to wear them. You can find... More
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