Fairbanks Winter Dog Mushing
Experience the exhilaration of being pulled across the glistening snow by a team of energetic dogs by taking a dog-mushing tour. These tours are led by seasoned mushers, many of whom have competed in renowned Alaska sled dog races like the famous Iditarod. You’ll gain insights into this fascinating sport and learn how these incredible mushers care for their loyal canine companions. If a single afternoon isn’t enough, you’ll find longer “learn to mush” tours, as well as multi-day winter camping or overnight roadhouse experiences. And if you’re lucky enough to have a promising aurora forecast, why not opt for an evening tour and catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing northern lights while riding on a sled?
Winter Dog Mushing
Take part in the thrill of winter and fall dog sledding out of Fairbanks. You’ll experience the sport with one of Alaska’s longest-running dog tour companies. Go for a ride, attend mushing school, or go on a multi-day adventure to the historic Tolovana Roadhouse.
Plenty of people come to Fairbanks to look at the sky — for northern lights, or to bask in the midnight sun. But this dog-mushing experience outside of Fairbanks is proof that there’s plenty more of Fairbanks to be seen at eye — or even paw — level. May through October, take a a trail ride with 16 dogs hitched up to an ATV. November through April, take a mushing tour through the snow!
Glide over the snow on a sled that’s being pulled by a team of dogs — many of whom have run the Iditarod, Yukon Quest, or other races. Go with Rod’s Alaskan Guide Service and experience the thrill of dog sledding with dogs that love to run and passionate mushers who will offer a deeper understanding of this unique sport.