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“we loved our reindeer time!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Running Reindeer Ranch

Running Reindeer Ranch
Ranked #2 of 95 things to do in Fairbanks
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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. Ruby, Olive, Willow, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup and Rocket 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 but you must contact us in advance. 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 or facebook page.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“we loved our reindeer time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

We had a wonderful and unique time with Jane and her reindeer. Her stories and information really captured our attention. We were amazed at how very sweet and gentle the reindeer were! There were no rules about what to do or how to be with the reindeer, just pure enjoyment. One sweet baby even tried to follow us to our car when we left! A+ tour and a lovely relaxed evening with very nice people ... and beautiful sweet, reindeer. Thank you Jane!

Visited March 2014
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colorado springs
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Worth the visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Jane obviously loves these reindeer...and who can blame her? They are so cute! She is a wealth of knowledge ... could listen to her all day long. Nice little walk and photo op with the reindeer. And the cookies are worth the visit!! Great afternoon.

Visited March 2014
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St. George, Utah
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“More than expected”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

I thought this would be a short activity for the money but it turned out to be 3 hours and well worth it. Seeing the political make up of the herd first hand was great. Jane was very knowledgeable and there was no real down time, Jane kept the dialogue going at all times. I had the thrill of the reindeer running straight at me and going around me, it was great.

Visited March 2014
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Albany, California
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Reindeer Up Close!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014

What a lovely experience Jane and Doug provide - small, intimate, loving. They are probably the foremost experts on Reindeer outside the Sami in Norway, but they are self-taught. Their reindeer are precious and each has its own distinct personality. They take time to introduce their reindeer and their own stories to you and their love for these animals shines through.

Visited March 2014
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Broken Arrow, OK
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Everything you could hope for”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed the picturesque ranch and the loving way Jane teaches about her reindeer. Walking on the property in the snow with the reindeer was beautiful. Jane did a great job sharing her knowledge with us. And we second the motion on the cookies!

Visited March 2014
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