Alaska Attractions July 27, 2019
Experience Alaska Like The Old Gold Rushers On This Horse Riding Adventure
Have you dreamed of reliving history the way the gold rushers did? You can experience this horse riding adventure in Talkeetna, Alaska, that will make all of your historical reenactment dreams come true! Come ride in a covered wagon and find out firsthand how it felt for those pioneers to head out into Alaska!
It’s so fascinating to learn about the history of Alaska.
When you read about the gold rush, and the people who came out here, you never expect to be able to re-live certain aspects! But this horse adventure out of Talkeetna will help you do just that!
After you make your reservation, sit back and relax because D&S Alaskan Trail Rides will pick you up at your front door if you’re staying at Mt. McKinley Princess Lodge!
Hop on inside your very own covered wagon! These vehicles were the ones that many settlers used to trek around Alaska. Can you imagine all of your possessions inside one of these?
You can get cozy in the back while the driver narrates the passing areas.
Wrap up in blankets before you stop off at some picturesque spots to take photos!
The guide will point out Denali, Mt. Foraker, and Mt. Hunter if they’re out during your forest ride!
You’ll learn about the history of gold panning in the area, while taking in views of the glaciers nearby. The trail ride is beautiful and ends too soon!
Then it’s back to the ranch to try your hand at gold panning!
Take a chance to meet with your beautiful horses, and make sure to say hello to their reindeer! Then it’s off to finish off the trip by cooking some marshmallows for your s’mores under a gorgeous gazebo.
They also offer trail rides on horseback!
These are perfect rides for any skill level. Get out in the Alaskan countryside while taking in some of the incredible views of the Alaska Range! If you’re lucky Denali might be visible!
You can take this amazing tour with them anytime during the summer months!
They run the tour daily from May through September. They offer both hourly and daily rates, so there’s something for the whole family to enjoy! Give them a call for reservations at (907) 733-2207 during the summer months and (907) 745-2208 during the winter!
You can find out more information at
their website here.
Have you had a chance to experience this horse riding adventure? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below!
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