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Denali Horseback Tours

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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
+1 907-322-3886
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Dreamy

I could not have been happier with my trail ride. Riding through the fall colors of a forest of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Genelle I
Absolutely Amazing

As someone who has never been on or near a horse before in my life I was very excited to get to... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Hope B
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Denali Horseback Tours is a small, locally owned and operated business based in Healy, Alaska, just few minutes from Denali National Park entrance. We live here year-round and would like to share our Alaskan lifestyle with you! Come ride with us, the closest horseback outfitter to Denali, into some of the most spectacular backcountry in the world, under the midnight sun of Alaska’s north!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
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+1 907-322-3886
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could not have been happier with my trail ride. Riding through the fall colors of a forest of aspen, birch and spruce was absolutely dreamlike. The horses are very well cared for and Ivana, the owner, was a joy to talk to about the...More

Thank Genelle I
Reviewed 12 September 2017

As someone who has never been on or near a horse before in my life I was very excited to get to experience this adventure during my trip to the Denali area. Not only were the trails very well maintained and placed in breathtaking areas...More

Thank Hope B
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback! I love riding in Denali in the fall and I'm happy to hear you've enjoyed our backyard and the ponies even with little bit of rain. Usually we get snow instead of rain this time of a year ;-)

Reviewed 11 September 2017

The number one thing I wanted to do in Alaska was horseback riding!! After doing much research online (cruise lines do not promote this activity) I found this gem!! We took the evening ride and it couldn't have been more thrilling for me. The owner...More

Thank 368vikkis
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

It was my pleasure to share my beautiful "backyard" and horses with you! Thanks again for coming.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a really lovely 2 hour trail ride with Kara! We had a range of riding experience in our group, but they had the sweetest horses ready for each of us. Kara was a great guide, very capable and great company. She gave us...More

Thank Christina P
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you coming riding with us and for your kind words! It makes me happy to hear that you had a great time with Kara and enjoyed my ponies.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Good horses, a very good guide and some lovely scenery made this a nice easy half day ride. Ivana made booking this trip in advance from the UK very easy and everything was as described.

Thank purplemyrtles
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the ride :-)

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We three adults, with riding experience that ranged from somewhat to experienced, had a wonderful time. Our guide Kara-- super knowledgeable, helpful, safety conscious, caring, interested and interesting-- made us all feel welcome and comfortable throughout the 4 hour + ride through spectacular country while...More

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IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback! I'm happy to hear that you had a great time riding with Kara and got to experience Alaska with it's wildlife from horseback 🐴

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We try to do a trail ride on every trip, and this was by far the best. On horseback is a great way to get the best possible views of the backcountry while also covering several ecozones and Ivana knows all about them. Her horses...More

Thank granbrandrew
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for the great review! I love sharing my love for Alaska and horses ;-)

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went on an hour ride. Ivana was a great tour guide. She was great to work around our crazy schedule. The scenery was breathtaking. We all had a fantastic time.

Thank Carol F
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience! I'm glad it worked out and that you enjoyed riding with me :)

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our family spent the afternoon with Ivana and Kara riding. It was an amazing experience. We have a child with special needs and Ivana actually walked his horse so he could ride safely and enjoy the experience too. We did all the top rated attractions...More

1  Thank pawatson5
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

It was our pleasure to share our backyard and horses with you :-) Thank you for your feedback! Ivana

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We've visited the Denali area from California four times now and riding with Denali Horseback Tours is hands-down the one activity my husband and I will do over and over again. Kara is a warm, confident, educated guide who gives the most authentic experience. The...More

1  Thank Kim G
IvanaDHT, Owner at Denali Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback Kim! I'm so happy to hear that you had a great time riding with Kara :-) Ivana

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Teri H
25 June 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
I'm sorry I'm confused. Did you have a reservation or would you like to make one? Once you have a reservation I'm happy to give you specific directions. Ivana
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charli133
12 April 2016|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska! The 2 hour tour is $160 per person. I've been able to keep the same rates last few years, but please be aware that the prices are subject to change. For more info visit my website denalihorsebacktours... More
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Dawne A
21 March 2015|
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Response from IvanaDHT | Property representative |
Hello from Alaska Dawne, I don't offer pack trips on horses so there is no need for camping equipment. All the necessary tack is provided as well as saddle bags, helmets and gloves if you wish to wear them. You can find... More
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