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D & S Alaskan Trail Rides

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Old time wagon ride AND horseback riding

While my husband went horseback riding, which he thoroughly enjoyed, I went on the wagon ride. The... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Nancy M
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Good experience

Under new ownership (all owners and employees are under 21). Horses were nice and well behaved... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Todd L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed yesterday

Fun trail ride. Very scenic. Our guide was interesting....pointed out "Alaska refrigerator' (ie: a plastic laundry basket in the creek to keep beer cold!).

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wrangler forgot to tighten girthing strap which caused saddle to turn on horse and dismounted me from horse's back. Broke 6 ribs, punctured lung, 5 days in Anchorage hospital and D&S says too bad, read the waiver

3  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

D&S Tours does a great job. They came and picked us up at the hotel in the covered wagon and took us to their gazebo. Blankets were available. We panned for gold, we roasted marshmallows and made samores, we got our picture taken with big...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 July 2018

While my husband went horseback riding, which he thoroughly enjoyed, I went on the wagon ride. The wagon driver was friendly and the guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and she interacted a great deal with everyone. We rode and enjoyed the scenery while she...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Myself and a friend went for a trailride with 3 other people from the Princess McKinley Lodge. I am an experienced rider and was not allowed to mount other than with a block or even jog behind the group as I was advised that the...More

1  Thank hmcb2017
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Had the best time on my horse Captain and my wife had her horse Shadow. My wife had never ridden before and was apprehensive however she had a wonderful time. The sun was shining and we had clear skies and our ride was in the...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I was pretty excited about this tour. We were picked up by the horse drawn wagon. The guide was very unprofessional. He was wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants and it smelled as they had just cleaned stalls before picking us up. They both smelled of...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Under new ownership (all owners and employees are under 21). Horses were nice and well behaved. However, I found it distracting that the horses were constantly trying to eat grass during the ride. As a result, much of the rider focus was on keeping the...More

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We enjoyed our ride in a horse drawn covered wagon that would have been typical of the transport used by the pioneers and gold prospectors in the old days. The tour took us through forests and stopped for photo shoots along the way. We learnt...More

Thank Jill3216_13
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must do. My horse was great once we got over some slight personality clash issues. Sharon is the most hilarious person in Alaska! I loved her pink hat. Liz lead us on a great trail and the views!! Mt McKinley showed itself...More

Thank Polecat83
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Response from Polecat83 | Reviewed this property |
There is a mounting block. I haven't been on a horse for over 15 years and never learnt to ride properly but I had no real issues. It was a bit scary when the horses were slipping about but if you can deal with that you... More
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