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Alaska Wilderness Adventure

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Address: Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, PO Box 564, Talkeetna, AK 99676, 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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Best tour in Talkeetna!! A must do!!

Dennis is a wonderful person and guide. He was very informative about the history of Talkeetna and surrounding areas. He made the trip very personable and enjoyable. He showed us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Dennis is a wonderful person and guide. He was very informative about the history of Talkeetna and surrounding areas. He made the trip very personable and enjoyable. He showed us the many scenic views, a great lunch on a beautiful porch and was able to see his best hunting device! Great adventure for me, my wife (we are both in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

On the last day of our one week tour of Alaska, while staying at the campground there in Talkeetna, we stumbled upon this gem of a tour. Dennis (and his business partner Chena) could not have been more gracious and accommodating to our family of five. Dennis is a storehouse of knowledge about the history of Talkeetna and the off... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This adventure was one of our favorites while in Alaska and certainly in Talkeetna. Dennis made the kids feel comfortable and safe (especially the youngest who was feeling a bit insecure)...loads of fun. Visiting his cabin and shooting his bear rifle was a big hit...a big surprise...and educational, especially about gun safety! Don't be afraid if there is a little... More 

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Orange County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Dennis was a wonderful guide. We decided at the last minute to try and book a family activity for the day and were more than happy with the tour. Dennis was available in the late afternoon and was very accommodating. We have 3 kids-14, 11 (rode w/ mom), and 9 (rode w/ dad), & all of us highly recommend this... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Four wheel driving fun. Learned history of Talkeetna from a man with the Alaskan art of story telling. Dinner in his home with the opportunity to see the family homestead and learn Alaskan history. Target shooting. Panning for gold. A fun adventure for the whole family in Talkeetna.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The owner's brother, Don DeVore, led our ATV tour. It was fantastic to see the cabin that Don, his parents and his siblings built. What a fascinating history of the family enduring all the tough Alaskan winters as part of the original '59ers Homesteaders. Dennis has built an exceptional cabin which is adjacent to a neighbor's private air strip. The... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

First Dennis and his dog Chena are just so personable. Dennis gives great historical accounts of the town. He also shares his families history about moving to Alaska and homesteading. Very cool and so very fun! His equipment is top notch. Dennis opens his home to you and shares his knowledge of target practice and gold panning. What a wonder... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

After reading the reviews on this adventure, I decided to book an ATV tour for a friend and I. We were both amazed with the tour. Dennis and his faithful friend Cheena were absolutely the best guides and hosts you could ask for. We enjoyed the excitement of riding the 4 wheelers, target shooting, and panning for gold. All the... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wow, where do we start. If you're in Talkeetna this is a must do. Dennis was an amazing guide and historian concerning all things Talkeetna. The equipment was first-class and the scenery first/first-class! If you are looking for great outdoor fun, a history lesson, great meal, and plenty of ATV FUN, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! Thanks Dennis, it... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

From the beginning to the end this was a most enjoyable experience for me. my husband, our daughter and her boyfriend.Dennis made us all comfortable and at ease before taking us on a fantastic trail ride on atvs up to his beautiful cabin. After a great lunch with Dennis entertaining us with his knowledge and interesting stories, we proceeded to... More 

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Address: Address: Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, PO Box 564, Talkeetna, AK 99676, Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone Number: +1 907-351-3914
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna

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