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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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This was a wonderful experience. We were picked up at our lodge and transported to the homestead. When we arrived, we were able to hold a puppy (aka future sled dog). They take a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Ripon, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

For those familiar with sled dog racing, Jeff King is well known. For those not familiar, they will appreciate the hands-on time (holding a puppy as part of their socialization), the knowledge imparted and the humor mixed in with the presentation. A thoroughly entertaining 2 hours. If you enjoy animals and people that care about them, this is a must.

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McFarland, Wisconsin, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Jeff King is a great storyteller, his presentation is both entertaining and educational. We very much enjoyed stories of the Iditarod Trail as well as seeing his sled dogs perform. The highlight of the evening was our chance to interact with and even cuddle the puppies,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful experience. We were picked up at our lodge and transported to the homestead. When we arrived, we were able to hold a puppy (aka future sled dog). They take a photo of you holding the puppy, but I would suggest you also bring a camera. Then we were waiting to hear a demonstration of how they... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What a fun excursion out to Husky Homestead! Their shuttle picked us up right at our hotel to take us there. They are doing construction on the road, so it was a bit bumpy, but ok for us. The puppies are just too adorable as well as all the dogs Jeff King has there on his property. You can see... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

How can you go to Alaska without learning about sled dogs and the Iditarod. This was a very fun and informative activity. Jeff King and his staff did a great job and we really enjoyed it

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The camp is run by Jeff King, 5x Iditarod Champion. He is a lively, interesting, entertaining man. We loved his stories about preparing and experiencing the Iditarod. When you first arrive, you are given the opportunity to hold future racedogs. We wanted to take them home! Jeff and his staff explained the procedure for training and care of the dogs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We just visited last pm - this is a MUST DO while in Denali! We were not only impressed and inspired by what Jeff and his team do but touched by the way they love their sport and their dogs. Melanie (I believe was her name) who drove our bus was a true champion in her own right too! To... More 

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Lehi, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Mr. Jeff King 4 time I didaRod world champion sled dog racer, it was awesome he even let us hold one of the pups!

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East Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our visit very much. Interesting to see how dogs are trained, especially since we own a husky. Jeff was there and very nice.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Jeff King shared his passion, his puppies and infused us with knowledge of this grueling race. We left feeling admiration for the sled dogs and the mushers. Jeff King is a great storyteller and I now have insight into how he trains these sled dogs, what it is like on the trails and great admiration for this man and his... More 

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Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-683-2904
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve

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