Running Reindeer Ranch

Running Reindeer Ranch, Fairbanks: Address, Phone Number, Running Reindeer Ranch Reviews: 5/5

Running Reindeer Ranch
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By reservation, Running Reindeer Ranch offers guided walking natural history tours of the boreal forest with our reindeer friends. Get to know our reindeer in this 2.5 hour unique, immersive, educational tour. Enjoy a walk through the magical birch forest, observing reindeer games and learning the adaptations that make reindeer ideal for Arctic living. While visiting our family-owned farm, there is plenty of time for pictures and reindeer hugs. After the reindeer walk, we’ll head inside to learn a bit more about reindeer while enjoying homemade cookies and drinks. We operate in any weather, all year, so appropriate clothing is a must. Reservation Required, book a walk on our website! With Covid19 protocols we are very serious about health. We provide touch less options, sanitize before and after each visit, stay outside the entire tour and all persons must wear a mask while visiting our ranch.
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2-3 hours
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Cary, NC33 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
It’s a bit of a drive out to visit with the reindeer, but it was a lovely experience. The people are passionate about the animals and you feel like a part of the herd while you’re there. It was entertaining and worthwhile. You have a chance to pet them because they aren’t afraid of people at all. The babies are adorable. They all have lots of personality.
Written June 25, 2022
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Teresa W
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Jun 2022 • Couples
Learning all kinds of interesting information about reindeer, “meeting” each reindeer & hearing about their personalities! 😃. Doug & his staff were so friendly & knowledgeable & clearly love these reindeer. And of course I loved being able to walk through the woods with the reindeer & pet them. This has been my favorite activity that we have gotten to do during our week in Alaska!
Written June 24, 2022
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Deborah P
Grand Rapids, MI34 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
Very calm setting. Informative and humorous staff presentation introducing each reindeer to the guests prior to our walk withbthem. Family friendly excursion plus a memory making adventure.
Written June 24, 2022
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Steven B
8 contributions
Jun 2022
Our Running Reindeer Ranch tour was FANTASTIC! The open interaction with these fascinating creatures was AMAZING! Jane, Lexi and Tyrone were so passionate about these animals and the 2-3 hour tour flew by! Would strongly recommend to any visitor in Fairbanks that they go see the running reindeer!
Written June 24, 2022
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annefromaus
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Jun 2022 • Family
Lots of fun this afternoon wandering with a herd of reindeer including three super cute babies. Tyrone was an excellent and very informative host.
Written June 23, 2022
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Debby K
Crown Point, IN2 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
One of the top 3 highlights from my Alaska trip. Story behind how ranch started was fascinating. Walking and interacting with the reindeer was entertaining and enjoyable. Visit highly recommended!
Written June 23, 2022
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Sharon S
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Jun 2022 • Friends
This was a very well run and unique experience. The group was just the right size to make it enjoyable for everyone. Jan and the staff prepared a wonderful and educational experience.
Written June 23, 2022
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Michele M
Fairfield, CT3 contributions
Jun 2022
What a fun morning we spent at Running Reindeer Ranch while visiting Fairbanks! This was the first activity we booked for our weeklong Alaska trip, and we were not disappointed. Jane and her staff were so informative and engaging. We learned a lot about reindeer and loved hearing about how Jane ended up living with 13 of them! Walking through the woods surrounded by reindeer was an experience we will never forget or be able to replicate. Don't think that this is a little kid activity, my 16 and 19 year- olds loved it! Where else could they hug a reindeer? Be sure to bring bug spray, as they were devilish while we were there, but I would 100% do this again. Thank you for a wonderful Alaska experience!
Written June 23, 2022
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Pamela M
Pittsburgh, PA45 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
When searching for activities in the Fairbanks area I happened across some information about Running Reindeer Ranch. Walk around with reindeer? Sign me up! When we arrived there was a presentation about their history and they introduced us to their beautiful reindeer and their offspring. We then took a walk through the birch forest with the reindeer trotting alongside us; walking beside us while being happy and playful. I had no idea that they were such gentle creatures. Truly a unique experience that I am really happy to have had.
Written June 20, 2022
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Taylor T
4 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
Such a fun and unique experience! I can’t think of anywhere else I could have gotten such an up close feel to reindeer. Loved every minute and already recommended it to a fellow traveler.
Written June 20, 2022
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