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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...more
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2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived too late in the season as only one shop was still open in the little village located inside the park. But it was fun to walk around and look at all the shop fronts. We went in here for the theater to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JenG1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun walking though and looking at all the tiny places. Things were closed because we went in November but it was still worth walking around and checking out the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sarahspiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old houses from Fairbanks have been moved here and you can read their history in plaques posted on each old home. There is a church, and a visitor's center shaped like a large native home (very large) Art gallery on the third floor, bathrooms on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terralee P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in April which is on the colder side in Fairbanks but we were lucky with the sun out and almost no wind, certainly would likely be better in the summer when the activities are open but it gives a feel of what a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mahmoudkhafagy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Lots to see. We found the staff very helpful and always interested to hear where you were from.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shareenor
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The piooner park is a nice place with a river a bike way bridge and a comunity fair for adults and children.You can rent bike I did it and will found live music nice plays and a free kind of people and families...specialy at weekend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank j0rge0601
Reviewed October 30, 2018

From the parking area it looks like a commercial amusement park, but the wide open entrance way welcomes anyone. If you are wishing to enjoy a few hours walking around nice gardens viewing several original buildings of Fairbanks, an old steam riverboat, an indoor art...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlanW1022
Reviewed October 19, 2018

On our final day in Fairbanks we spent the day before flying home that night. Many food choices, lots to see. We were fortunate that the weather was great, we took a shuttle to and from our nearby hotel.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vera C
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Nothing was open but still a lovely place to walk around. Some buildings had signs. Riverboat, plane, train were fun to see. We never could find what hours they are open, either on location or on the internet. Too bad. Hope to make it back!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DonnaSC
Reviewed October 5, 2018

we liked the centrality of the park, the exhibits and walk ways, the expanse of the area, and what was adjacent to it. we liked the cleanliness, and unhurriedness of those using it, also plaques describing different features

Date of experience: April 2018
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PaulR5807
June 13, 2018|
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Response from 820saral | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to enter the park. There are a number of little stores that you can purchase souvenirs at.
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Mel W
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Chuck M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the owner of the park, and have no answer to this question. This should have been directed to the owner.
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Ronen K
May 17, 2017|
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Response from 503SamDee | Reviewed this property |
hour or two tops... do NOT waste your time or money at the salmon bake as suggested!
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