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Address: , Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-683-2904
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Description: Enjoy a warm welcome and experience a true Alaskan lifestyle at Husky...
Enjoy a warm welcome and experience a true Alaskan lifestyle at Husky Homestead, home of Iditarod Champion Jeff King. This tour is widely heralded as an authentic look into rural lifestyles based on 35 years of Alaskan adventures: from freight hauling on Denali to crossing the finish line in Nome with a champion Iditarod team. Be greeted by cuddly puppies and share an intimate view of the Alaskan Husky as they explode from the kennel on a training run. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating a championship team and carving a life in Alaska's Interior. Hear compelling stories from the trail and see actual racing sleds, arctic survival gear and equipment used to traverse 1100 miles of Alaska's most rugged terrain. Our 2015 tour season begins on May 12 and will end on September 17th.
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Fantastic to do! Worth all of it! Get to cuddle a husky puppy on arrival - wow so cute! Learn all about the Iditarod and Jeff King's experiences, and the training of the huskies... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic to do! Worth all of it! Get to cuddle a husky puppy on arrival - wow so cute! Learn all about the Iditarod and Jeff King's experiences, and the training of the huskies, as well as demonstrations with the huskies. Was great!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Well worth a few hours of your time - interesting to learn about the Iditerod. The dogs, especially the puppies , are the main attraction!

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Jeff was fun, funny and made this very interesting. it was the most fun thing we did on our trip and even bought his book because he was so much fun to be around, they let you hold the little puppy's was an awesome place to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A fun area of the park. It is well narrated and very informative. The huskies are working dogs , so are well trained and very fit. The dogs take it in turns to be attached to the sled to show the audience how powerful and enthusiastic they are in their role.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had stopped at the Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla on our way up to Denali and a visit to the Husky Homestead was a complementary experience. But Jeff King wasn't present, which was disappointing, and if meeting him is important to you, you might want to phone ahead to make sure he will be there. It never occurred to us... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is a fairly straightforward place to visit – you’re going to take a brief bus ride near Denali, you’re going to meet Jeff King, and you’re going to get a puppy in your arms. It doesn’t even matter if you’re a dog person or not, that’s just what’s going to happen. Jeff King is a hell of a showman,... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This place makes you smile. Greeted by a puppy, provided a lot of information about the dogs and a great talk from Jeff King. These Alaskan huskies are pampered year round and we wish Jeff King and his team the best in the 2016 Iditarod race!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Jeff King, you are my hero!! Husky Homestead is a beautiful god given place for the beautiful huskies and the people that make it what it is!! The Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is just a dream!! We loved our time there and to hold those precious, precious newborns puppies which will become iditarod runners in the future....sooo... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This place is run by an Iditarod winner and he has many teams of dogs pulling sleds or exercising in the summer...there is a film...and demonstrations of the dogs abilities and a gift shop but the best part is holding the puppies....nice dogs.

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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Husky Homestead was a working dog sled training facility. The dogs, and the puppies, were amazing to see. The talk by Jeff King, 4 time Iditarod winner, was informative and entertaining. He is quite a showman! A must see if you are here.

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