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“I love the dogs!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Husky Homestead

Husky Homestead
PO Box 48, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
(907)683-2904
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Type: Farms, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Owner description: 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.Come visit Husky Homestead today! We offer three tours daily at 8:30am, 12:30pm and 7:00pm. Our 2012 season runs from May 14th through September 24th.
Cambridge, Maryland
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“I love the dogs!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I enjoyed the dog sled demonstrations, and the fact that we got to hold the puppies! This is a great place to visit to get the real 'feel' of the area. Nice location and great people! I want to visit again!

Visited October 2012
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Waverly, New York
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“grear dogs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

loved the way they worked their dogs Holding the 2 weeek old puppies. The talk was very informative about how they prepare for the idiirod

Visited June 2013
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“INCREDIBLE PRESENTATION”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

MUST DO.......Iditarod winner Jeff King presents an amazing story of what it takes to do that race, along with how he raises his huskies here. Dogs/pups are just lovable and powerful to watch, staff here is exceptional. Very interesting and worth time/money!

Visited August 2013
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Eagle River, Alaska, United States
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“Great dog sledding demo & talk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

As an Alaskan I though this was a great dog sledding attraction to learn all about dog sledding and the Iditarod from and a true champion. This was most behind the scene info I have seen regarding the Iditarod prep and running and Jeff King is a great individual and competitor. Don't miss this attraction while in the Denali Park area. Since i live in Anchorage I visit the park every few year & I never knew this attraction was there.

Visited August 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“Don't miss this tour!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

If u love dogs, u will especially love this tour. What great dogs and their staff. Jeff and girlfriend are superb hosts for this informative and dog loving experience. So glad we went. We will surely be watching and cheering for Jeff and team next race...knowing the love and work that has gone into their performances.

Visited September 2013
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