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Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips

1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
+1 218-349-0906
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Wonderful Adventure! Would go again in a heartbeat!

Wonderful dogs, wonderful people, wonderful experience! They'll teach you everything you need to... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
hansonzj
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Marfa, Texas
Fabulous experience!

Wow! This really is a lot of fun! If you love dogs at all you HAVE to do this! Jeff and Donna... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Hubba D
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1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wonderful dogs, wonderful people, wonderful experience! They'll teach you everything you need to know, supply you with the gear you need, and there's hot chocolate and cookies when you get back! Above all, you get to spend a day in the beautiful wilderness of northern...More

1  Thank hansonzj
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wow! This really is a lot of fun! If you love dogs at all you HAVE to do this! Jeff and Donna, Jake and Jess really treat you like family. Jeff was welcoming us even before we got out of the car! Our family of...More

1  Thank Hubba D
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Owners Donna and Jeff Hway were so absolutely helpful and professional in helping us plan our adventure to go dogsledding! We drove from northern Arkansas to Ely with the specific goal to enjoy this experience. Donna never seemed to get annoyed by my phone calls...More

1  Thank Paula N
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I are from the twin cities and absolutely LOVED our dog sledding experience at Chilly Dogs. We booked a bit late in the season for most of the dog sledding trips but Dona was great and worked with me to get our...More

1  Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had a blast! Fiancé and I went dog sledding in mid February and the weather was beautiful. Guides were great and very informational. I would recommend having this experience when you get a chance! Very nice folks!

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We are from New Orleans and did not know what to expect. The staff was wonderful and educated us on sled dogs and the entire experience was great. Nice folks who are passionate about providing a memorable experience for their guests. We are already planning...More

1  Thank BWaguespack
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The Hway family loves their dogs and it shows. Our family had a great time. We traded turns driving half way through the ride. Gorgeous trails through beautiful MN. Educational and hands on. Thank you for wonderful memories.

1  Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I decided for my 40th I'd love to try something new. I love the Northwoods and winter and this was perfect! We had two families and despite the unseasonably warm weather (which is tough on the dogs)...they made it work. It's clear they love these...More

1  Thank bolza
Reviewed 16 February 2017

From the time we drove into the driveway, we knew we'd picked the right place for our first (hopefully, not last) dog sledding trip. What a class act! Warmly welcomed with smiles and appreciation. Led into the gorgeous facility, where we received our thorough instructions....More

1  Thank Aerogami
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had an outstanding adventure at Chilly Dogs on Valentine's Day. Very exhilarating and something most people never get to do. The sled dogs are very friendly, and the Hway family's passion and love for their animals is fantastic to see. You can mush the...More

1  Thank horses2017
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Gadrock87
I live in South Carolina. Do they rent enough equipment to keep me and my family warm?
19 June 2017|
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Response from Paula N | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have all sorts of rental clothing. Donna Hway and her husband and children run the "company", and they are very sweet, and very accommodating.
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Adria_Liann
How long does this tour last, and how much money should I prepare to spend?
14 April 2017|
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Response from bolza | Reviewed this property |
We did the half day and it was around 2 hours. The run is about an hour (8 miles and dogs run about 8mph)...but you have orientation, set up and debrief. Cost will depend on your group, rates should be on their site. It's an... More
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