Anchorage Winter Dog Mushing
Dogsledding in Alaska is not only a thrilling experience—it’s also a way to celebrate and preserve the state’s rich heritage and deep connection with sled dogs. Just outside Anchorage, visitors will find unique opportunities to mush through snowy landscapes, spend time with the amazing dogs, and even cuddle their pups. Whether you’re a first-timer looking for a half-day excursion or an Iditarod enthusiast wanting a multi-day adventure, you’ll find great dogsledding options—you can even choose to drive the sled!
Winter Dog Mushing
Winter or summer, experience the thrill of running Iditarod sled dogs and even have a chance to drive! Meet the sled dogs and hear first-hand just what it’s like to run the Iditarod.
Everybody loves sled dogs, and Salmon Berry Tours offers you the chance to get behind the sled year-round. In summer and winter, you’ll head to the kennel of Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey, where you’ll see a gear demonstration, meet the dogs, and ride on the sled behind them. They also have a multi-day adventure for Iditarod enthusiasts.
Experience the excitement of racing champion sled dogs at the Alaska Mushing School, just 75 minutes from Anchorage. Get a professional’s insight into the mushing lifestyle as you ride behind a team of energetic sled dogs on trails connected to the famous Iditarod route. Bundle up and ride in comfort, or brave the cold and drive the team yourself!
Summer or winter, visit a family-run champion kennel, meet friendly dogs and an experienced musher for a ride along private trails with views of Denali. Opt to ride in the sled or mush your own. Or, for a truly authentic adventure, go on a training run for the Iditarod! Large groups and special events welcome when organized in advance.