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Iditarod Headquarters

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Address: Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
Phone Number: 9073765155
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Headquarters site for the Iditarod dogsled race.

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Go for the dogs - call ahead

While the HQ itself is a museum of knowledge and adventure, the real highlight is the dogs. We were lucky enough to catch Raymie Redington while he was there giving sled-dog rides... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
TheAlaskan80
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Severna Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

wonderful experience, learning all about the dog teams, those dogs love to work when the leader picks up a harness they all bark to say pick me pick me

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Severna Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the HQ itself is a museum of knowledge and adventure, the real highlight is the dogs. We were lucky enough to catch Raymie Redington while he was there giving sled-dog rides through the woods, and it was fantastic. My wife, 4 y/o and I all really enjoyed the ride through the woods, and the charisma of Raymie. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Found this place on this site. Didn't know it existed. The movie they played was very educational and a must see for opponents of this race. The little 1 min ride was a bit pricey for $10 but if all the proceeds truly go to the dogs may be worth it for animal lovers. The kids liked it. People were... More 

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Alamosa, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum and gift shop that interprets the history and the story of the Iditarod. Well, worth your time.

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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the authenticity of this visit because the son of Joe Reddington, the man who started the Iditirod, was there running teams. For only $10 we rode a cart with wheels on a short circular track through the trees. It was definitely a treat to be behind these enthusiastic dogs, running because they love it. We stood around and... More 

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Pasadena, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's raining. No dogs. Apparently these dogs can survive a 1,000+ mile race in extreme winter conditions but rain at the museum is a show-stopper. (No, I dont blame the dogs) There were three tour buses plus cars waiting to come in. I'll take a leap and assume these people thought they would be seeing dogs. One would think with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, lots on the history of the race and an informative video to help understand the whole picture including animal welfare. Outside puppies to meet and hold plus a team of dogs to pull you on a short run through the trees for a fee of $10 per head. Turns out our driver was the son of the guy... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a quick visit to this very interesting place on our recent holiday in Alaska. There was a wealth of information about the Iditarod and photos of sled dog races, champions etc, set out effectively in a museum. Various trophies were also on display. All of the items were very interesting, as was the video that was being shown... More 

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolutely wonderful time here we visited with the puppy;'s rode the sled twice and visited here at least 2 times had great time with the musher and his assistant and the staff in the main building were great as well. it was wonderful experience Thank you

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice little stop at the Iditarod museum on a recent trip to Alaska. There is not a lot to do there, but there is a nice mix of things for adults and kids. Foremost for the kids are the dogs. There is even a sled track that you can ride on, for a fee. Unfortunately, the HQ... More 

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