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Pioneer Park

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2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK
+1 907-459-1087
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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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  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there in November, the museum in the park was closed. However, we did walk in the surrounding area and actually had fun playing in the snow, there was really nothing else to do.

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two playgrounds, one for older kids and one for younger kids, some shops that sell touristy Alaskan trinkets, some food places to stop and get a bite to eat, it's a unique little place.

Thank Fabioacampos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unfortunate to visit in the off season so everything was closed. However you can still stroll through the village and peer through the windows and this was interesting enough for us to spend a good couple of hours there. If we were ever...More

Thank telmac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very late flight out of Fairbanks and had the day to kill. After spending some time at gold dredge 8, we still had several hours before our fight. We decided to go to Pioneer Park and it was worth it. There's no...More

Thank dianeb2612
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there off-season, so things might be different in the height of summer-- but it was your typical outdoor center-- with some shops, some museums, and some tourist food. The main history museum was fun-- a nice hodge-podge collection. If you are into very...More

Thank lhep_11720
Reviewed October 14, 2017

There is a lot of things to do in this park. We didn't do the "all you can eat" dinner for $32.95 but heard it was quite worth it. We did do the old-time review which was fun and what you might expect from a...More

1  Thank June K
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Our tour company began our Alaskan adventure with a visit to Pioneer Park, with it's quaint village of museum quality displays and shops, full of interesting Alaskan-made items. Our family - grandparents, parents & grandchildren - learned from and enjoyed the displays and shops! In...More

1  Thank ASavvy1
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

This park was closed when I came but you’re still able to walk around and check out the buildings. It gives you a feel for older Alaska and though I wasn’t sure what to expect, I’m glad I came!

1  Thank Beth M
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Free park size area full of history, log cabins, old paddle ship etc. Locals use it as a picnic area for kids so it was a lovely few hours watching kids enjoying parties and wandering around the exhibits.

1  Thank kathym1242
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The historic buildings house many shops or food or history. Sure wort seeing. We were there a bit early so maybe half was still not open. Room for kids to run and blow off steam between behaving inside different places. Some folks were period dressed....More

1  Thank FortPeck
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Mel W
September 17, 2017|
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Response from KLC2210 | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor to park with John Hall's Alaska and they arranged the visit so am unable to answer question.
Ronen K
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Sam D | Reviewed this property |
hour or two tops... do NOT waste your time or money at the salmon bake as suggested!
karolyn j
October 9, 2016|
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Response from Bee J | Reviewed this property |
Both were there and active when we were there in August.