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Running Reindeer Ranch

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1470 Ivans Alley, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 907-978-9196
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Really fun afternoon - educational

This was a really unique opportunity that I highly recommend. The reindeer are essentially pets... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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What a delightful day! Jane has lots of useful reindeer information, that makes this a very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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. Olive, Jasper, Rufus, Daisy, Buttercup, Margarita 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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1470 Ivans Alley, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 907-978-9196
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a really unique opportunity that I highly recommend. The reindeer are essentially pets here. Seldom do you get the opportunity to walk along with animals this size. They are quite friendly and, for the most part, tolerant of people reaching out to pet...More

Thank 341georger
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a delightful day! Jane has lots of useful reindeer information, that makes this a very interesting event.

Thank Tami M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'll be incorporating the "Running with the Reindeer" experience with all the travel excursions I book for clients in this area! It was the highlight of my Alaskan travels and I feel this would be enjoyed by all!

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The owner is very friendly and welcoming to their home. You can walk around the property while waiting. Very knowledgable and very interesting. It is a great opportunity to have close contact with reindeer and the walk through the woods as the reindeer wander around...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was a great stop on our recent trip to Alaska! Jane was friendly and knowledgeable about the reindeer on her ranch. She gave us ample time to pet them, walk with them and take lots of photos. She also gave an informative talk afterwards while...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am not sure what my expectations were as the website did describe the tour correctly. We got up close and personal with the reindeers and had an opportunity for photos BUT to waste an hour on introductions of not only the owner but also...More

Thank KiwiNingy
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a waste of your money if you want to see some reindeers. Much to expensive. Imagine a group of 20-30 people pays a lot of money for the 3 hours. Most of the time you will get a very boring long talk by Jane....More

Thank Bob v
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice small "farm" that has some cute and up close reindeer for people to see and learn about. They go out on a walk with you and pose for pictures.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I loved walking through the woods with the reindeer and watching them as they picked through the bushes, our family really enjoyed hearing the droll stories about the reindeer, (and why it is called Running Reindeer Ranch), and the information about their physiology. Jane...More

Thank Birgit G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-do experience when in the Fairbanks area! Visitors get to take a walk in the woods with the gentle reindeer who enjoy the walk as much as the guests do. Enjoy learning about this unique member of the Caribou family. Visitors are encouraged to...More

Thank trekr12017
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26 April 2017|
Response from Doug T | Property representative |
Prices start at $55 per adult, $35 per child 3-12, under 3 free, prices can change seasonally. For safety purposes all children must be supervised by an adult at all times, children under 3 must be in a backpack carrier... More
15 April 2017|
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Response from Doug T | Property representative |
Our maximum group size is 20.
28 March 2017|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Yes, you can take pictures, no problem and we will stop on the walk so you can take a photo with the reindeer without others in your picture. As far as what to bring/wear, it depends on the weather but you will need weather... More