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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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Dennis helped our three teenagers get to ride by themselves. Our day was rainy and that added to the fun for a couple of hours. Most of the ride is on roadway or trail and our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Dennis helped our three teenagers get to ride by themselves. Our day was rainy and that added to the fun for a couple of hours. Most of the ride is on roadway or trail and our guide was informative and threw in some local history and stories about the local wildlife.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A great way to see the historic town of Talkeetna and learn of its rich history! Hear first hand stories of unbelievable events which can only be shared by someone who has spent their life there. Breathtaking views, and very well maintained trails and atvs. Dennis is a wonderful guide, and an irreplaceable living piece of Talkeetna history, as he... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our 11 day Alaskan cruise/land trip. Our group of 10 including 5 kids ranging from 7-11 and one grandmother at 72 years old all had a blast riding the ATVs. Excellent quality of equipment and thorough safety training. Dennis & Dana make you feel like part of their family, bringing the whole group... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

After reading the other reviews on here, I didn't hesitate to book this adventure. I wish I would have looked into it further. It was actually pretty boring to us. The stories Dennis told weren't interesting to me. Several times I wanted to tell him to speed it up some. You only spend a few minutes at the homestead, which... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Being that I have never been on an ATV, Dennis took the fear out of riding. The entire ATV tour which took most of the day was a great experience. I got to gold pan, shoot a gun and learn how to drive my own 4 weeler. Dennis is comical and a great guy. Dennis thanks for the safety tip... More 

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Isanti, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our ATV adventure. Dennis gives you the inside story of Talkeetna with lots of fun trail riding. The time at his cabin was the highlight. Dress for the weather. If it has been dry, be ready for some dust! This is a must do activity!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Dennis is the best. He took my husband and I, along with another couple, all around downtown Talkeetna. He gives some great history on the town & fun restaurant recommendations. The 2nd leg of the adventure was our favorite. Dennis takes you to his family's original homestead and also his own cabin. The personalized experience made it all so memorable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After reading 56 perfect reviews, we decided to try this trip. My review is the 57th perfect review. What a great day! We went with our family which included two teenage boys 17 & 14. Everyone enjoyed the ATV ride, the stories of old Talkeetna, Chena the dog, and visiting the old homestead. The boys loved panning for gold and... More 

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Walkersville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

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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