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Running Reindeer Ranch

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OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO DROP-INS ACCOMMODATED. PLEASE CALL FIRST. Enjoy a walk through the boreal forest of Alaska with our curious and gentle reindeer. Olive, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup, Margarita and Rocket will be your guides as you...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
+1 907-455-4998
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The reindeer farm is the home of Jane and Doug so you'll park in their front yard. Two full hours of narration about the farm, reindeer and Alaska, including a nice walk (uneven and slightly steep if you're not from Alaska, ha ha). Reindeer up...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Pat-in-S-Fla
Reviewed yesterday

This is a very unique experience. Just recently we did it for the second time and enjoyed it just as much as we did the first time. As well as being a learning experience, it is just plain fun to walk and interact with the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ramadaga
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I loved this tour. Up close to the reindeer, very knowledgeable guides and very nice to open up their home to us!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lee-Anne K
Reviewed 2 days ago

There were soooo many good reviews for this activity, but quite often people give good reviews to people who are simply "nice" even if the product is pretty average (see most reviews for your local brewery). Even when we arrived, I was expecting to be...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank gumgumgum
Reviewed 3 days ago

Running Reindeer Ranch was on my list of things to do when I arrived in Fairbanks! I've been following their FB page for months and I've read the reviews! I visited on Monday July 15th for the 6pm walk. I have to say if you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FLMonaLisa
Reviewed 4 days ago

The online reviews were excellent and they were right on. You learn everything you wanted to know about reindeer and you see them, pet them and take a short hike with them. You are welcomed into their home at the conclusion, so you feel that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SanandMike
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic people. They truly love their jobs. Reindeer are part of their family. The walk with the reindeer will be a lasting memory for our whole family. Well worth the drive!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Auto2916
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the ranch with the reindeer. Such a wonderful experience to be with the reindeer on the walk! We would highly recommend this excursion!!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was such a fun thing to do! Who knew anyone could keep reindeer as pets? Not me. But there they are, racing along the trail, coming in for a quick pat, shaking their cute antlered heads. And the babies--just adorable! Jane made a great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TheGute
janeaZ6329RF, Owner at Running Reindeer Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so glad you were able to join me and all my sweet reindeer on a walk! I’m also happy you had a great time while doing it and could see my passion! I feel so lucky! Thanks for taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of eight that were part of the tour. Hand and her Husband do a terrific job of giving all sorts of great information about reindeer. They have a great place and it is well maintained and an absolutely terrific tour!

Date of experience: July 2019
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November 18, 2018|
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Response from MamaGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
They have a minimum number of people to do a walk with the reindeer. Hubby and I were placed in a larger group of about 15-18. Perhaps you were the first to book on a certain date and there weren't any others interested in... More
August 19, 2018|
Response from Doug T | Property representative |
We try to limit the group to 20. We have a 4 person minimum.
April 2, 2018|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Sorry to just be responding, I just saw this. I’m glad you appreciated our helpers! I too am grateful for them! Depending on the day you came they could have been Alex, the UAF student who grew up the road, Jan, a friend... More