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Alaska Wilderness Adventure

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Address: Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone Number: +1 907-351-3914
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Description: On your ATV you will visit the historic remote 1959 Devore family...
On your ATV you will visit the historic remote 1959 Devore family homestead with Dennis Devore, an original family member. Learn how these hardy pioneers survived the harsh conditions of Alaskan homesteading. You can drive your own ATV or ride a comfortable ATV-drawn covered wagon as the homestead is accessible only by trail. Guests may try gold panning on the homestead quarter at Wiggle Creek. Lunch is included. Photo opportunities of Mt. McKinley.
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Great Day with Dennis!

Our family had a fun trip with Dennis last week, lots of stories and fun things to do. His homestead where we had lunch and did some target practice was beautiful! This tour was... read more

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

Our family had a fun trip with Dennis last week, lots of stories and fun things to do. His homestead where we had lunch and did some target practice was beautiful! This tour was definitely a highlight on our Alaskan adventure! Thanks Dennis!Hawkins/Durham Family 7/22/15

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

My husband, 3 sons and I had an absolute blast. Fascinating family history & great ATV riding. Dennis takes his tour to the ultimate level by bringing us to his stunning home he built on his families homestead. It's Extraordinary craftsmanship. We enjoyed eating on his back porch (including all his pickles) and target shooting. Never shot a gun in... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was the best park about our two week travels to Alaska. The ATV are well kept high quality machines. Dennis is a poised sophisticate passionate knowledgeable local. He has much to share with his guess, and concerned about them enjoying their visit.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The other comments don't fully convey how much fun this tour is. Dennis is a charming, gracious, and humorous character. Once you hear the stories of his family's travels across the country to homestead in the Alaska wilderness in 1959 and endured the cold winters in a "box" until they built their cabin you will really appreciate what this man... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is the best experience I have ever had! We got more than we paid for. I highly recommend this to any one. It was awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our group of 6 took the 7 am shuttle bus from the McKinley Princess Lodge down to Talkeetna. Our host, Dennis Devore, was waiting for us as planned. He shuttled us in his ATV-attached covered wagon and joined us at the Roadhouse for breakfast...his prior excellent recommendation. After breakfast, we suited up at his nearby ATV shed: rain pants, jackets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a wonderful time on this tour. Dennis is a great host & a very nice man. The atv tour & shooting were fantastic. The lunch at his home and cookies from Patty were great! I'm so glad we spent the afternoon with him. Very enjoyable!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a great time spending the day with Dennis and his dog. My family of girls would do it again in a heartbeat. They loved riding the ATV's and spending some time at his home. They enjoyed every bit of the fairly full day. It was nice seeing the old homestead and how people lived years ago, and how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My wife and I had never been on an ATV excursion so we were ready for an adventure. Dennis is quite the host. After a little training in the parking lot off we went! We had a little history, visited his homestead (saw bear claw marks!) and then to his cabin for lunch. What a beautiful location. We had a... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The highlight of our Alaskan vacation was spending the day with Dennis Devore on his Homestead Wilderness tour. He rode up on his ATV with Chena, his German Shepard, and we were off on an adventure. We did a brief tour of Talkeetna, got some history of the area, and then we were off. The Devore homestead is 5 miles... More 

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Address: Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone Number: +1 907-351-3914
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna

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