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Come take a hike through the boreal forest with us! We give snowshoe based nature tours during the daytime and evening time as well as aurora hikes. We are a family friendly operation with snowshoes available for kids 4 and up (younger are also...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1689 Violin Cir, Fairbanks, AK 99709-5628
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+1 907-978-9848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Evan took us on an amazing tour through the forest, one both entertaining and enlightening and really enjoyable. His knowledge of the forest, the animals and the environment were terrific! He maintained a great pace, keeping both the young athlete and the older not-so-athlete busy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank William P
LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for sharing about your experience Bill! I'm glad you both had a great time and learned a lot, and I am also happy you were able to find your way to us. Please come visit again anytime!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always wanted to do snowshoeing and I really lucked out because I stumbled upon leaf out nature guides. This is a business run by a husband and wife duo Evan and Shannon. These two are the most wonderful and passionate people I have met....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are SO glad you had a fantastic time Anuja, and thank you for such kind words. It is really a joy for us to share this special part of the world with visitors, and it is especially exciting when we get to see a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful snowshoe tour through forest surrounding Evan and Shannon's cabin. Evan and Shannon were friendly and considerate, and chock full of interesting information about the plants and wildlife we saw as we walked. We learned so much and we were lucky to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris H
LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Chris, it was a pleasure to share the beautiful boreal forest with you. We loved all the great natural history questions!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing! It was our first time and we weren't sure what to expect. Evan & Shannon are such amazing people that they made us feel welcome & comfortable. We went around the Boreal Forest and freed trees from the snow weight (so much...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you and your parents were game for our snowshoeing adventure! We had such a blast sharing the forest with you and really appreciated your joyful spirits!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I last minute stumbled across Leaf Out snowshoeing experience for a nighttime excursion and we are so glad we did! Not only were Evan and Shannon extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what they do, but they also provided a unique and fun...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StephPark
LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Steph, we are glad you found us too! It was so fun taking you two out on a night tour- we love how different the forest can feel and sound in the dark! Hope the rest of your Alaska trip was great!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a snowshoe tour on our trip to Fairbanks. It was our first time snowshoeing but we did not face any issues, thanks to all the helpful tips and advice from Shannon and Evan. It was very obvious that they love living there and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sootycha
LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, we are so glad you joined us for a snowshoe hike! It was wonderful to share the peace and beauty of the boreal forest with you two- please do come back again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the night time snowshoe hike with Evan and Shannon. It was from 7pm to 9pm. I loved it!! Hands down this was favorite experience in Fairbanks. They supplied us with snowshoes, poles, and some extra warm gear. Then we headed down the trail...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Heather, it was a pleasure to take you two out! We love when folks are up for a nighttime adventure!

Reviewed February 8, 2019

Snowshoeing through Evan and Shannon’s boreal forest was such a treat for us. Quiet and serene...the way it should be. The perfect hosts for this activity! Don’t forget, as I did, to buy some of Shannon’s special teas, lip balms, or birch ornaments, like I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thanks Terri, it is always a pleasure to share the quiet beauty of the boreal forest, especially with folks like you! Please come back next time you visit Fairbanks! -Shannon and Evan

Reviewed January 29, 2019

Evan and Shannon turned my snowshoeing experience into something above and beyond my expectations. Evan let me choose the pace and the level of adventure, and in between being wow'd by the amazing Alaskan landscape, he showed me different plants and animal tracks. He was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

We are so glad you joined us Rachel! It was a joy meeting you and learning about all of your adventures and travels as well. Thanks so much for sharing about your time with us, and we hope you come back and visit again--maybe even...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

If you want to feel the intimacy of Alaska, this experience is a MUST. To start, Evan and Shannon made sure my daughter (20 yrs) and I would be warm on our hike - a prerequisite to enjoying anything outdoors in an Alaskan winter! The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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LeafOutAK, Owner at Leaf Out Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Thanks Rebecca, it was such a pleasure having you and Raquel out snowshoeing and sharing a bit of our cabin life. Thanks for coming to Alaska with such an adventurous spirit!

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