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Denali Gold Tours

Trapper Creek, AK, USA
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About Denali Gold Tours
Join us on a scenic off-road tour down the historical corridor of Petersville Road, visit Trapper Creek Museum and learn to pan for gold! This is a family friendly experience narrated by life long Alaskan Richard Humphrey, who has turned his passion for Alaska into a fun and educational tour that you can book for 4 or 8 hours. Tours run 7 days a week May 15th to September 15th, by appointment.
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Jennifer V wrote a review Jul 2022
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution
Richard’s experiences and knowledge about Alaska and gold panning are fantastic. When doing this tour you really get to know and experience Alaska in its natural beauty. From the moment you arrive until enjoying reindeer dogs after panning, Richard makes you feel welcomed. My family had a wonderful time. Our son would have panned all day with Richard if we would have let him! This definitely is an experience you do not want to miss.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Ed Weissman wrote a review Jul 2022
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Richard and Bart are simply amazing, super knowledgeable and learned so much from the trip. From the drive to the creek and back, there wasn't a dull moment for the entire experience. As we panned for gold, Bart helped us out for each step and was great with our son, along with the stories and history of Alaska.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Becca P wrote a review Jul 2022
Nazareth, Pennsylvania2 contributions
Our family of five had a fabulous morning prospecting for gold with Richard! He was so personable and treated us to an authentic Alaskan experience. Even though the weather wasn’t great, we all had a blast learning to pan for gold (we found ‘flour gold’ and a few flakes - the kids were delighted!). Even better was the drive and local history & commentary from Richard. This was the last excursion on our 10 day cruise-tour and the most authentic by a mile.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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John M wrote a review Jul 2022
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We did a tour with Rich for our Honeymoon and had an absolute blast. Rich was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Alaska and gold mining. We got to see a part of Alaska that many people will truly never experience. We even had a chance to see a female moose and her little calf running alongside the street. Rich is a great, funny guy...we haven't laughed that long in ages! And the reindeer dogs at the end were delicious. Thank you very much for some awesome memories, Rich! - John & Kimberly
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Departure200485 wrote a review Jul 2022
Houston, Texas3 contributions
My husband and I highly recommend Denali Gold Tours. This is definitely not a typical tourist trap. Felt like the real deal for us. A highly unique gold panning experience! Richard the owner and Bart our guide went out of their way to make our trip enjoyable and wonderfully rememberable. Beautiful setting.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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