Alaska Mushing Business Directory

Looking for a sled dog tour? Why not visit one that has run the Iditarod! Here is a listing of Iditarod mushers that provide mushing tours in Alaska. Each business is listed by the closest city/town they are located near. Enjoy your visit with these wonderful mushers and their exceptional canine athletes. 

 

Big Lake


Martin Buser’s Happy Trails Kennel

Martin Buser

Iditarod race year(s): 1980,1981, 1986-2020

martin@buserdog.com

(907) 892-7899

Visit a championship racing kennel, meet the athletes, and hold puppies. You will gain insights and hear unique stories about the amazingly rewarding life with sled dogs. Become an Iditarod expert. Tours are by reservation only. Check out our website for more detailed information.  

 

Alaska Mushing School

Sean Williams

Iditarod race year(s): 2021 rookie

mushingschool@gmail.com

(907) 793-0647

Go dog sledding year round with Alaska Mushing School, three-time Best of Alaska award winner. Enjoy a ride behind a championship sled dog team or learn to mush yourself. Learn about the sled dog lifestyle and cuddle husky puppies. All warm gear provided, shuttle optional, group, and custom tours available. Call us today at (907) 793-0647 or email at mushingschool@gmail.com.

 

Cantwell


Squid Acres Kennel Dogsled Tours

Cody Strathe

Iditarod race years(s): 2016-2018

Paige Drobny

Iditarod race year(s): 2013-2016, 2019, 2020

dogs@squidacres.com

(907) 699-4939

Squid Acres Kennel offers year-round, hands-on mushing experiences for private or small groups near Denali. Summer tours include a ride with the team in our 5 passenger ATV or drive your own team with a small cart. Winter tours include sled rides, mushing schools, evening Aurora mushing, overnight trips, and multi-day expeditions to our remote training facility on the Denali Highway. Go to www.squidacres.com/tours for more info.

 

Fairbanks


Black Spruce Dog Sledding

Jeff Deeter

Iditarod race year(s): 2008, 2018-2020

blacksprucedogsledding@gmail.com

(907) 371-3647

Open year-round! Interactive and exciting dog sledding tours with authentic long distance mushers. Owned by Iditarod veteran, Jeff Deeter, and wife, KattiJo Deeter. Meet our friendly and enthusiastic racing sled dogs, while learning about the unique life of training for the Iditarod. Located in the beautiful hills north of Fairbanks, the elevation provides cooler summers, and warmer winters, perfect for enjoying any season of mushing. Winter tours use a “tag sled” so you can try driving the dog sled! Summer tours use a 5-passenger buggy. Please visit our website for more information.

 

Palmer


Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska

Justin Savidis

Iditarod race year(s): 2010-2016

snowhookkennel@gmail.com

(907) 414-4547

Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska (SAGA) offers tours year round just outside Anchorage. Experience summer dog sledding on a glacier, helicopter flight seeing or travelling the winter trails beneath Denali by dog sled or snowmobile. Your SAGA is waiting for you! 
 

Willow


Dream a Dream Dog Farm Mushing Adventures

Vern Halter

Iditarod race year(s): 1983-86, 1992-2005

vhalter@mtaonline.net

USA Toll Free (866) 4AK-MUSH (425-6874)

Mile 64.5 Parks Highway Summer Kennel Tours – June 1-Sept 1 Tour Hours: 11:00 a.m. / 3:00 p.m. / 6:00 p.m. Join musher Vern Halter for a personal visit at his home and kennel. Learn about his 100,000 miles with his dog team. Meet the sled dogs and cuddle with puppies. Winter and Summer camps available.

 

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