Join us on a PRIVATE mushing adventure through pristine winter trails just outside of Fairbanks. Experience the thrill & charm of dog sledding with our experienced and friendly guides. We offer interactive day mushes, private aurora tours with professional photography, mushing schools and expeditions. Visiting Fairbanks in the summer? Visit us for a Kennel Tour & Dog Mushing Demo or on an overnight glamping trip high in the alpine! Open Year Round. Locally Owned & Operated.
Alaska is made for all kinds of adventures! From heli-hiking and snowshoeing, to multiple glacier landings, zodiac iceberg tours and glacier dogsled rides with Iditarod winning dogs. We do it all and would love to share our playground with you. Our guides are seasoned outdoor professionals, all experts in their field and passionate to take you safely out into the wilderness of Alaska. With over 10 years of accident free operations in the Knik River Valley, you can be rest assured the experience will be VIP from start to finish.
All our adventures start with a helicopter ride, and in a matter of minutes your are in true wilderness. Alaska sized mountains, glaciers, clear streams and wildlife. Our pilots and guides will keep you safe and show you their secret spots for the best pictures. All our tours are guided and all gear is provided – all you need to bring is a sense of excitement for adventure. Let us show you our backyard; chances are you never want to leave!
Our passion is making our guests feel comfortable and connected in the northern Alaskan forest that we call home. We are a small-scale, family-run business focused on providing authentic experiences for our guests. We offer single or multi-day adventures dog sledding, skiing, and snowshoeing. We take only private groups of 1-4 people and customize the experience to each group’s desires to create unforgettable adventures.
We strive to live as close as we can to the place we’re in. We hunt, fish and grow much of our food for us and our dog family. We feed our guests healthy, homemade and local food. We do our best to use technology that doesn’t insulate us from a direct experience with our environment. On a trip with us, you will travel on trails we have cut, stay in tents we have sewn or cabins we have built and use gear that is made from and indigenous to the area we’re traveling in. We live in the place we guide, and we want to make sure that it is still just as beautiful and bountiful when we’re in the ground and future generations are tromping around.
Join us on our Northern Lights Tour in Alaska! Get a dose of local culture by day, and by night look for and photograph the Aurora Borealis. Your local guides will provide the necessary wake up calls when the lights appear and help you capture the perfect photo. Learn what life’s really like in the interior of Alaska over lunch with local homesteaders, walk with reindeer, dogsled, learn to curl and unwind in outdoor geothermal hotsprings.
The Quintessential Alaskan Adventure awaits! Join us as we visit the famous Brooks Lodge for some of the most breathtaking grizzly bear-viewing in the world. From complete safety we’ll witness the world’s largest bears hunt salmon beneath waterfalls, before exploring more of what Alaska is famous for: whale watching in the Kenai Peninsula, traversing the charming coastal town of Seward, exploring picturesque forests, glaciers, mountains, lakes, and much more!
Comfortable Lodging – Epic Outdoor Adventures – Award Winning Food Just a one-hour scenic drive from Anchorage, Knik River Lodge offers a remote lodge feeling with easy access. Located at the edge of the Chugach wilderness the outdoor adventures are limited only by your imagination, and having helicopters on site makes getting there easy! Summer dogsled tours on the glacier, heli hiking & biking, glacier tours, aurora viewing, Inspired meeting facilities are perfect for weddings, retreats and small conventions year round.