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Paws for Adventure

158 reviews
About Paws for Adventure
Offering only the best in dogsledding adventure since 1998... Summer and Winter tours available. Join the Paws crew for your Experience-of-a-Lifetime! Join us this Fall (Sept.1 until the snow flies) for our Fall Dog Cart tour and let the crew take you on a Sleddog training run. This tour is a hands-on (your choice) introduction to mushing as well as a ride in our wheeled training cart (side-by-side ATV). AND , WE HAVE PUPPIES to snuggle! You may book this tour on our Paws for Adventure website or give a call with any questions and we'll be glad to talk with you. In Winter choose from a variety of tours with our professional mushers and their canine athletes: Short and Long Dogsled Rides, Mushing School and Multi-Day Adventures to Tolovana Roadhouse and other remote parts of Alaska - check this year's schedule for our latest offerings.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of riding with Peter. He was engaging in conversation, funny, informative, and easy to hang out with. He loves the dogs and they love him. He let my husband and I take turns riding on the runners with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a lot of places to go dog sledding in Fairbanks—let your search end here. Lovely, confident staff, adorable hardworking pups, and a wonderful cost-effective route. We had a blast, and tipped our guide because he was so amazing. Let us stop and take...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peter, or musher,shared so much interesting knowledgeo dogs, native beliefs, and life. I have a few acutely bulging discs so I was afraid of a bumpy ride but went for the bucket list check anyway. The sled ride was surprisingly smooth. They have boots, parkas,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 931gingerr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no experience on this earth that will ever come close to the overnight tour with Paws for adventure. Leslie and Dave were amazing, probably the kindest, most hospitable people I’ve ever met. Leslie is so passionate about her dogs, she knows every single...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank crystalberardone
Leslie G, Owner at Paws for Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Crystal, I love that this experience touched your soul and inspired you in this way...it reminds me of my first experiences in Alaska and with its people nearly 30 years ago. We are always very excited to share our love and passion for these animals...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peter our guide was amazing! Had the most stimulating conversation and Such a great bond with the dogs! Leslie even helped us get our car unstuck and we are forever grateful. Absolutely loved all of it, from the ride, to the petting! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Isaacandryan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister, mom and I came to AK to spend my moms 60th birthday and we booked Paws for Adventure for a short ride! We had an AMAZING time! The views are amazing, the huskies are amazing & the crew is amazing! They were all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 487abbeyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister was visiting from the lower 48, so I took the recommendation from a couple at work who told me about Paws for Adventure and I’m glad I did! She loved it! Chris was our awesome musher who really cares for the dogs and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cate722018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made a quick weekend trip in January to Fairbanks and dog sledding was on the top of our list. We happened to come during one of the coldest times of the winter (-43 degrees Fahrenheit). We initially booked the 30-minute dog...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yellowspectrumxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys were so relaxed, so professional, and so helpful!! Had a great time and I’d recommend them anytime to anybody. Wonderful organization! Make sure to wear the boots and mits they offer! Makes it so enjoyable to be comfortable and warm while out there....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 13 January 2019

My husband and I had a great time at Paws for Adventure! Spencer was our musher and he provided us with all kinds of information about the dogs, the sport, Alaskan living, and took us on a great ride. He took the time to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Carol227
9 January 2019|
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Response from Gigi R | Reviewed this property |
I was in Fairbanks two weeks ago and we began all of our daily adventures well before the "official" sunrise at 11:00am ish, including doing a 10:00am tour. . . At 9:15am it was still quite dark out, but by 10:00am, it was... More
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laurieyarie
6 October 2018|
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Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Hi Laurie, Possibly... Is he is able to sit upright in the sled with his legs in front of him? How old is your son? Can he sit in front of you using you for support from behind? Please give a call to discuss his... More
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silvers14
17 June 2018|
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Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Our average daytime high temperature for July in Fairbanks is around 70 degrees. We do not have snow for sledding during summer, however we do offer lots of educational and ‘hands-on’ fun with the dogs. And the crew and dogs... More
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