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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...more
Milepost 14 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-351-3914
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour has a little bit of everything - Talkeetna history, personal histories (the DeVores & whoever your guide is that day), gold panning, firearms shooting, photography, yummy food, and, of course, ATV riding. I highly recommend it for anyone who’d like a taste of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Patricia is an awesome guide. She has a great spirit and lives off the grid. A fun time that you must experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four in our group took the morning ATV ride out to Dennis's homestead. The ride was perfect with blooming fireweed on one side, forest on the other, and a clear blue sky. The homestead is beautiful with an added bonus of a trout and...More

1  Thank Betty J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Following getting suited up for the ride and safety checkout you drive through town to pick up your preordered sandwich. Then take a great ATV ride to the tour owners home where you are greeted warmly and enjoy lunch, target shooting and panning for gold....More

Thank William V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with Alaska Wilderness Adventures. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and provided a fun and interesting over view of Talkeetna and the surrounding homestead area. Pacing was perfect, with you arriving at the cabin in time for lunch. Would highly recommend to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little bit of a cookie cutter ride, few miles out and few miles back. It was fun but if you compare the cost to the fun, a little on the soft side. Three of us on the ride, throttle on my ATV was either in...More

Thank caryperk
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Very interesting meeting Dennis and hearing his family's story about homesteading in Talkeetna! Dennis has built his cabin on part of the homestead property, a lovely area. Our guide, Guy, seemed to be new to leading a group, but eager to please. He did, however,...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Our guide Guy did a great job sharing his state and state of mind with us on our ride. Beautiful country, great tasting water! Arletta was a hoot! Thanks for adjusting to our schedule and getting us out there.

Thank Trina N
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had so much fun on our Historic ATV ride. Guy did such a great Job showing us around the area and sharing the history. Loved stopping to sample wild cranberries and Rosehips and tbe views of Denali.We especially loved Dennis's cabin...More

1  Thank FrancesE127
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

5 adults, 2 Teenagers and 2 grade school children spent a half day having a great time in Talkeetna riding ATV’s at Alaska Wilderness Adventures. Two of the adults had never done this before as well as one of the teenagers. It did not matter....More

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August 13, 2018|
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Response from coco122815 | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 different tour/rides you can do. We took the one without the lunch, shooting range, or gold panning. We took the ride only, that made 3 stops, one at the original homestead, current homestead (beautiful), and... More
June 23, 2018|
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Response from mark b | Reviewed this property |
They have a wagon that can be towed, best call or email them directly for faster response for a spefic question like this.
June 10, 2018|
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Response from L1123AIsharons | Reviewed this property |
They will try to accommodate your schedule. Very easy to work with