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Chilkoot Horseback Adventures

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2 Mile Klondike Highway, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-4444
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Wonderful experience

Loved that all the horses are rescue horses and rotate the ones used regularly. The guides were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kazza880
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Brisbane, Australia
Fantastic!

We had a blast. The view was beautiful. Our guide was very informative. The two hour ride was a... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
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Escape the hustle and bustle of port and come discover the awe-inspiring Alaskan beauty just as the pioneers did—on horseback!After an entertaining historic tour through charming Skagway and along the breathtaking coastline, you will arrive at our ranch in Dyea. Your experienced guides will give you a safety presentation, then help you onto your very own horse!excursion For one hour and forty-five minutes you will ride through the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Along the way, your knowledgeable guides will entertain you with tales from the crazed gold rush, such as the boom and bust of the town of Dyea. You’ll pass by some of the few remaining signs of what was once a scrambling gold rush town of 10,000, including the Slide Cemetery. Then you will ride out of the rainforest and onto the Dyea flats overlooking the northern tip of the Lynn Canal. Discover why the locals come here to view wildlife such as eagles and the salmon run. Soak in the serenity and marvel at the majestic mountains, streams, and Alaskan wildflowers. This adventure is sure to invigorate those who have been lured to Alaska by tales of its spectacular and inspiring beauty.excursion After the ride, relax with your guides around the fire pit as you enjoy refreshments and Alaskan salmon pate. Reflect on your serene adventure during the scenic drive back to town. As a locally owned company, we take pride in sharing Alaska’s beauty and stories. It would be our honor to provide you with the "E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N of a lifetime". Your pictures from this excursion will always remind you of the inspiring beauty and fascinating history of the last frontier.
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2 Mile Klondike Highway, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved that all the horses are rescue horses and rotate the ones used regularly. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. We had a drizzly rainy day which added to the experience. They advise you NOT to take both hands of the reins as the horses...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We had a blast. The view was beautiful. Our guide was very informative. The two hour ride was a slow pace. For those that haven't been on a horse or it has been a while it is great. I would recommend trying this adventure if...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

The horses were well taken care of and perfectly behaved. The staff seemed to know them all really well. The woman giving the tour was very friendly and informative but it was nearly impossible to hear her. The head of the line barely spoke. The...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Took a horseback ride with this group and they are professionals and care about their horses and riders! Thank you Hillary for the great info along our trail. And most important, to our two great horses "Coal" and "Wesson". We enjoyed this so much! Take...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Very great people to work with they hook you up with the perfect horse I have a lot of information about the area tell you about the old town that used to be there in about the old slide cemetery it has people that were...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We visited Alaska on a cruise and had two wonderful leaders on this excursion. Taylor and Lydie guided us for several hours through the rain forest and we had lots of fun. The trip from the cruise port was only 20 minutes and our bus...More

1  Thank Lucinda L
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We followed many of the great reviews already here on Trip Advisor and went for a ride through the Tongass National Forest!!! The staff were so friendly, informative and down to earth. We learned the stories of the horses on the ride (I love that...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Very slow ride in Dyea. Despite a rainy day, we enjoyed a horseback ride on a guided tour of an old gold mining town (that is no longer existing). One tourist was late and the bus driver had to drive back to get that late...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Our guides where very friendly and knowledgeable about everything from flora and fauna to the history of the land and the gold miners who once lived there. The horses where very mellow and sweet, even as we got passed by the occasional car they never...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Scenery is Awesome, wildlife Beautiful, every mountain is a different picture opportunity, we were able to see Salmon running up creek, Eagles, Mountain, absolutely gorgeous would Recommend to All.

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Amanda G
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn I | Reviewed this property |
They have one wooden storage locker for everyone's gear. We just didn't bring but one small backpack, so it wasn't a problem. And since our group only had 6 people in it, there was plenty of room for everyone's items.
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ocay4me
November 18, 2016|
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Response from Kathryn I | Reviewed this property |
A walk through the forest out to the flats. We were able to see wildlife and knew in advance that we would not actually get to ride at our own pace. We are riders, but it wasn't boring. Lots to see. Guides talk and let you... More
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