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Turning Heads Kennel

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“dog sledding”(30 reviews)
“helicopter ride”(20 reviews)
“godwin glacier”(18 reviews)
We are two mushers - Travis Beals & Sarah Stokey - who share a passion for dog sledding, the Iditarod sled dog race, & story telling. Come meet our dogs, play with our puppies, and learn a little bit about Alaska's state sport before going for a fun...more
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31722 Herman Lierer Road, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this experience - the puppies were adorable and the wheeled sled ride was great - not just a little circle around, but a trail through the woods a couple times! The guides were both very personable and had many great stories about when...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the way to experience sled dogs without flying to a glacier. We got a private tour for our group of 6. We were able to hold the puppies for at least 30 minutes during the talk about the Iditarod and raising dogs to...More

Thank jocomitchells
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I really wanted to visit a dog sled kennel while we were in Alaska, and we are glad we chose this one! Turning head's kennel was so much fun, and we learned a lot about dog sledding! The animals were well cared...More

Thank jessensen20
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked the visit to meet the puppies and have a wheeled husky ride. The older guide had a multitude of interesting stories about his experiences racing and raising huskies. The younger guide took us on our ride and talked about training the dogs. I’m...More

Thank cs9999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking a helicopter to visit the glacier and kennel was one of the absolute highlights of an amazing trip to Alaska. The experience is really authentic - this is a great way for iditarod competitors to maintain their dogs and keep them active in the...More

Thank Becca J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had a BLAST with Noah! He did great and it is awesome to get to experience dog sledding with a 2018 Iditarod competitor! No complaints whatsoever. I live in Alaska and will recommended to every single one of my friends.

Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to see sled dogs in the environment, but we went in the middle of summer. Turning Heads let me check off my bucket list item by going up on the glacier and run the dogs with them. These guys and dogs love what...More

Thank bmoregirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 went dog sledding with Travis prior to boarding Celebrity Millennium for our Alaskan Cruise. It was an amazing way to start our vacation. Not only did we experience sledding for the first time we learned all about the dogs and how...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Toward the end of our Alaska road trip, my wife and another couple decided they wanted to visit a dog sled kennel and go for a ride. We simply stopped by on the way out of Seward and the nice folks at Turning Heads were...More

Thank RMabe_PA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was great and pups were ready to sled. We took one lap around and then got to play with the new pups and pet the other dogs. I wish it were a longer excursion but it was mid afternoon and they were concerned...More

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Jonathan F
June 18, 2018|
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Response from jartxpa | Reviewed this property |
Since we only experienced this once, I only have one perspective - which was 9am (back by 10:30). Time slot we chose was based on weather - forecast included some rain (excursion was two days out from when we booked it). We... More
gina r
January 10, 2018|
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You’d have to contact them directly.
Allan D
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Cynthia L | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a lot of clothes. The trip goes fast. I am from Florida so I was afraid of being cold but I was fine . I had on a wool hat. Sunglasses. Lite gloves (which really aren't necessary), hiking pants, a waterproof... More