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Address: Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone Number: (907) 733-2205
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Beautiful ride with great tour guides!

Wonderful ride through some very beautiful trails. We had three guides (front, middle and back) with riders as young as 9 and as old as 65+ with everyone having no issues. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful ride through some very beautiful trails. We had three guides (front, middle and back) with riders as young as 9 and as old as 65+ with everyone having no issues. The scenery was amazing as well as the entertainment from Cowboy Matt (Matthew for short!). A must do while in Talkeetna....you won't regret it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great ride with super friendly people. They had 2 guides, one in front and one in the back, the whole time. They narrated about the vegetation and gave us chances to stop and take pictures. They even took photos with our camera of the whole family. They were chatty and knowledgeable. My young daughter loved it. Its a great way... More 

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Davis, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I echo the positive comments made by Amy and Gabrielle, and found the ride to be easy, beautiful, and peaceful during a rather hectic 2-week vacation to Alaska. The guides gave us a very good introduction to riding and away we went, up a gorgeous hill loaded with springtime flowers, green foliage and tall trees dripping with cool mist. My... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Rode with this family owned outfit into the woods. Great guides, very friendly and knowledgable. They really enjoyed their "jobs". We did not see Mt. McKinley as it was clouded over however we did have a wonderful time atop our trusty steads. They take your photograph near the end and then charge you for it, which was $10 per photo... More 

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Benson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked this trail ride through the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness lodge. They picked my husband and I up, along with 4 other guests at the hotel and it was a short drive to the stables. We were given some long jackets to wear to since there was a light drizzle and to protect our clothes. They also had helmets... More 

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We traveled by covered wagon to the top of a hill. We got to feed the caribou, roast marshmallows, pan for gold, and visit by the campfire with owner, Steve and teamster, Justin. By the end of the day, we were very happy that we had the chance to experience this trip and felt we had truly made friends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This is one of those tours where you can't get your money back if you cancel at the last minute so we went in the rain. It was still a nice ride and they outfit you to stay dry, but in the fog and rain there is no chance of seeing Mt. McKinley, and there were not a lot of... More 

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Vernon, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We went on the wagon ride provided by D & S through the Mt. McKinley Princess Lodge. After riding in the wagon for about 45 minutes, we went to a pavilion, cooked s'mores, panned for gold, and couples got to try to master the "moose kiss". I would recommend this tour, the staff was friendly and knowledgeable about Alaska.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Had a chance to go horseback riding in Talkeetna with these folks. they are brand new business in Talkeetna (not really in town) They are located off Montana Creek off the main highway. The trail ride was fun but not much scenery. You ride along the roadway for most of the ride. The guides and owners are very nice. Great... More 

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Moses Lake, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The wranglers great! They knew most of us were inexperienced and were first and foremost concerned for our safety. They knew which horses were troublemakers and grumpy and kept them near the wranglers during the ride. Beautiful scenery and wonderful ride. I'd highly recommend it.

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Address: Talkeetna, AK 99676
Phone Number: (907) 733-2205
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna

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