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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

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109-829 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
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A GREAT Adventure with Fun Staff and Happy Dogs Near Banff

Our family snow skis every year, usually in Colorado -- an easy trip from Oklahoma City. This year... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sheryl M
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Edmond, OK
Bucket List!

I didn't even realize this was a bucket list item until I did it! This was one of the most... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Angie C
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Westminster, South Carolina, United States
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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and racing in the Bow Valley, created the first dog sledding tours over a quarter of a century ago. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in touring, racing and conservation; we are extremely proud of our Canadian and Albertan roots and look forward to sharing our exceptional experiences with you!Our mission is to educate, entertain and provide our guests with a “once in a lifetime experience!” We employ the most qualified instructors, the friendliest and most beautiful, authentic touring huskies who all receive the best possible dog care. We provide guests with the safest tour offerings, all while ensuring the utmost comfort and superior attention to customer service and detail. Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours excels in its commitment to offer the most genuine dog sledding experience in the Canadian Rockies
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109-829 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family snow skis every year, usually in Colorado -- an easy trip from Oklahoma City. This year, we decided to ski in the Banff area. I told my husband as we were planning the trip that I really wanted to do a side trip...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

I didn't even realize this was a bucket list item until I did it! This was one of the most incredible experiences I have ever had! You can tell from the first interaction that all the Snowy Owl staff LOVE and care for these dogs!...More

1  Thank Angie C
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

My family of 5 did a 2 hour tour with Snowy Owl. The staff was friendly and helpful. The dogs couldn't have been nicer to my kids. It was great that we got to drive the sleds ourselves. Our guide even let my 2 older...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

My husband and I booked in for the 2 hour Powder Hound Express tour. We arrived at the Snowy Owl office in town to be picked up by on of their shuttle vans to take us up to Spray Lakes. When we arrived at the...More

1  Thank Shelley F
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Snowy Owl were great. Taking us upto their base at Spray Lake we were in for a treat. Not only did we go mushing but also had the opportunity to steer or own sled. The scenery was spectacular also. Thoroughly recommend

1  Thank Paul A
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Snowy Owl Sled Tours was absolutely fantastic!!! Look no further for a sledding tour than these guys! Amazing staff, my guides Aiden and Sandy were fantastic, super friendly & also helpful with local knowledge. I did the Powder Hound Express tour, plenty of time to...More

1  Thank 301laj
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We are a family of 'dog people' so perhaps that elevated our enjoyment. This day could not have been any better. Such a unique experience in an incredible setting complete with the companionship with these beautiful animals. A Rocky Mountain gem!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant time on the Powder Express tour with Luke as our guide and I would highly recommend Snowy Owl. The dogs were obviously very loved and well cared for, and enjoyed the sledding! It was so much fun driving the sled and...More

2  Thank V0000
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

What an adventure! Mark was an excellent guide! Weather was just perfect today! Sunny skies and warm temperatures. Views were SPECTACULAR! Very exciting driving the sled. (tandem with Mark our guide =) They also have options to drive the sled w/o guide. They do a...More

1  Thank Joyce C
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

My daughter and I went on a dog sled ride with Snowy Owl yesterday and it was AWESOME!!! I had done extensive research before leaving home as we are big dog lovers and decided on Snowy Owl because of their reviews and in particular most...More

1  Thank Janelle67
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Eastcoast N
March 20, 2018|
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Response from Snowy Owl D | Property representative |
Yes, we do have car seats!
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Corry9
December 14, 2017|
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Response from SnowyOwlOwner | Property representative |
Oh yes! There are guided sleds so you can just enjoy the ride and let the guide do the driving!
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monia21
August 8, 2017|
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Response from iwonkaManchester | Reviewed this property |
The dog sled tours are available in the winter time usually from November to April. They have summer kennel tours available during summer months. The best way is to check directly on the snowy owl website
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