Our tour group of 40 enjoyed an "on property" tour and presentation given by a young, female musher from the 2015 Iditarod. Saw the dogs up close, cuddled the 2 week old puppies... read more
Trail Breaker Kennel is one of Alaska's legendary kennels where the legacy...
Trail Breaker Kennel is one of Alaska's legendary kennels where the legacy lives on. Established in 1974, by the late Susan Butcher, a four time Iditarod champion, and her husband David Monson, a Yukon Quest champion, the kennel opens it's doors in the summer and winter to show visitors what it is like to be a musher in the interior of Alaska.
Starting in 1993, Trail Breaker Kennel became a favorite stop on the Riverboat Discovery tour in Fairbanks, where visitors are treated to a dog mushing demonstration twice daily. David, his two daughters Tekla and Chisana, and their dedicated staff allow visitors to take a peek into what dog mushing in Alaska is all about.
Trail Breaker Kennel also offers a "Backstage Pass Tour" for those interested in seeing these champion Alaskan Huskies up close. Offered daily from 3:30pm to 5:00pm (by reservation), visitors experience a guided walking tour of the kennel, where they have the opportunity to ask questions and pet the adorable puppies.