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Pioneer Park

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Address: 2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014
Phone Number: +1 907 459 1087
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Built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from...

Built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia, this theme part includes a mock gold-rush town with authentic pioneer log cabins, mining equipment, musems, a replicated Native American village and a huge, drydocked sternwheeler open for tours.

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Alaskan Heritage Tour in Fairbanks

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Salmon Bake

Has a fun time! There were lots of exhibits and a great train ride for just $2.00!! We got lots of pictures. Many of the displays were authentic equipment originally used to mine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Ken B
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Has a fun time! There were lots of exhibits and a great train ride for just $2.00!! We got lots of pictures. Many of the displays were authentic equipment originally used to mine for gold.

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Thank Ken B
Omaha, Nebraska
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has a train, a carousel and a playground, which my daughter loves! It's free to get into the park area and the little "mining town" area with shops, however you have to pay for the train and carousel rides, as well as for the mini golf. We have gone numerous times and it's been fun each time we've... More 

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Thank Becky A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's free to walk into the park and the park in the lot. There are a few things to explore for kids like a big boat and feeding the ducks. Walking in through the old mine looking area would be nice to kids too. The putt putt cost to play and the pro course is a bit under-kept but the... More 

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Thank Palmgirl33
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately we walked through after a visit to the Salmon Bake. Noting much was going on as they were shutting down. It seemed OK and a couple of the museums that we visited were very interesting and had good exhibits. We did not go in the ones with an extra admission fee. Most all the ships were closed. Go there... More 

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Thank Jim F
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun for parents and kids with a variety of activities and museums. Food venues were available and picnic tables if you bring your own.

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Thank Donna C
Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a year ago i gave a not great review of the salmon bake. i tried it again as someones guest, and i was happy again. this was my third visit and 2 out of 3 were successes. i would not go the last days of the season but otherwise it was a good time had by all.the palace theater mad... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a small little park, essentially for children. The front desk lady was warm, and guided us. One of the must see destinations in Fairbanks.

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Millersville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unique little place going back in time with original cabins from the early 1900's. Pioneer Park does offer some history lessons, shopping, cabins with a bedroom, kitchen and main room a family of 6-8 lived in back during the pioneering times that were moved here from the Fairbanks region. The whole park consist of historical cabins, railroad and locomotive plus... More 

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Thank Kim S
Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pioneer Park is an easy outing for families with small children. The playground is very nice and there are benches where you can relax & keep an eye on your children while they enjoy themselves. If you take a sack lunch, the whole experience is free. But you will want to ride the little train and the carousel can't be... More 

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Bandon, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to burn off energy for the kids. Air museum is excellent. Train ride was fun. Miniature golf was terrible. Prices for everything were extremely fair, even too low.

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