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Running Reindeer Ranch

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Address: Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Phone Number: +1 907-455-4998
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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By Appointment Only! Enjoy a walk through the boreal forest of Alaska with...

By Appointment Only! Enjoy a walk through the boreal forest of Alaska with our curious and gentle reindeer. Ruby, Olive, Willow, Jasper and Rufus (and now Rosie and Daisy!) Will be your guides as you enjoy the beauty of Alaska's interior. See them romp free through the forest doing "reindeery" things. After our walk we will return to the house for a light refreshment and to finish up the conversation. Each time you come will be a unique experience. We are open year round by appointment only. Same day reservations sometimes available. Tours in the summer are weekdays evenings at 7 pm and weekend mornings at 10, winter tours on weekends only and full moon nights. Winter cut off temperature -65 F.(That's a joke, it really never gets that cold, we cut off when you don't want to do it, we are always game! Reindeer love the cold!) Book Online on our website.

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Fairbanks - Do not miss for all ages

“WOW” what a great time we all had. Jane and her husband are kind, caring and knowledgeable about their babies. This is a must see…. Fun for all ages… don’t miss it….

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

“WOW” what a great time we all had. Jane and her husband are kind, caring and knowledgeable about their babies. This is a must see…. Fun for all ages… don’t miss it….

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jane loves her babies and truly loves to share her experiences with others. These animals are so much fun to be around and I learned so much that I never knew. Thank you Jane for making us feel welcome and sharing your "babies" with us

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Mesa, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The people and the reindeer all became one big herd, walking through the woods. Someone would bump my arm, and, I'd look down, and it was a reindeer coming through!! :-) Jane is so knowledgeable about reindeer. The information just flowed out of her from beginning to end. We learned a lot. Thanks much for a delightful experience.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Janes today and had an amazing excellent time ! We were up close and personal with Jane's herd. She was so informative and interesting ! We had a great time. I think this was the highlight of our trip !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with family, good way to spend a few hours, very informative and a nice small walk through bush. good for all ages.

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Algona, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Doesn't matter the time of year. Running Reindeer Ranch is a great attraction. My niece has visited in the cold of winter and we were there in the heat of summer. Very informative in learning about the Alaska tundra as well as reindeer. Took our 1 year old great nephew in a backpack and he felt save. Reindeer run in... More 

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jane and Doug absolutely love their reindeer and they provide a unique experience so visitors can have a deeper appreciation of them, too! She teaches you about the unique qualities of each reindeer before you embark on a stroll through the forest with all of the many reindeer prancing alongside the group! ALL ANIMAL LOVERS REJOICE: You are encouraged to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to know the deer and people was great. The owners knew a lot about the deer and the area and obviously are passionate about it. I would highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was a magical, memorable experience, and I highly recommend it to all animal-lovers who visit Fairbanks! Jane and Doug treat their reindeer as family, and it was heartwarming to see the strong bond they have with the animals. Unlike other farms where reindeer are raised for meat, this family is vegetarian and have them as pets. After our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to visit, Jane was amazing, she is so passionate about what she does and it shows. It was so much fun to meet all the reindeer and learn about them. It was my nephews birthday and she even made him a special birthday treat. Fun place to visit.

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