Alaska Seasonal November 25, 2018
Go Walking With Reindeer In Alaska For An Adventure Unlike Any Other
This interior Alaska attraction is a completely unique way to experience the Alaskan winter and the reindeer that thrive in this environment. Visit the Running Reindeer Ranch for a walk with the reindeer through the birch forest of the interior. This incredible tour allows you to get up close and personal with the animals and learn all about how they experience the world. This tour is fascinating for all ages and only requires warm gear and the ability to walk for an hour around the woods with the reindeer. You’ll love this peek into the arctic world with knowledgeable guides and sweet reindeer to spend the day with.
Running Reindeer Ranch
1470 Ivans Alley
Fairbanks, AK 99709
The Running Reindeer Ranch is a family-owned attraction in the hills of the Goldstream Valley outside the northern town of Fairbanks in interior Alaska.
The tour begins with a safety briefing and quick introduction to the reindeer herd, reindeer etiquette, and making sure everyone if bundled up properly for an outdoor adventure. Then you meet the reindeer!
The herd and the visitors then walk through the beautiful, pristine forest on the property for an hour or so, following the reindeer as they graze and roam through the picturesque Alaskan wilderness.
The friendly guides take you through the day, encouraging the reindeer, monitoring their behavior and keeping everyone safe and well-informed.
These kind and beautiful creatures are worth spending the day with. You'll learn more than you ever imagined about there majestic animals and have a wonderful time experiencing their world.
Tours take place all year long, but there is an extra magical element in the winter. The snow turns the whole day into a winter wonderland.
The herd includes babies born almost every year to the families in the flock. The sweet baby reindeer will melt your heart as you watch them navigate the snow with their tiny legs.
The tour concludes with a little time to visit with and feed the reindeer the special lichen that they love. You can get up close to the animals and feed them, as well as asking any more questions you may have.
They even have a Christmas Eve walk that will fill you with holiday cheer. The days may be short in late December in Fairbanks, but they glisten with a gorgeous winter glow all their own.
And of course, Santa is always near when reindeer are gathered. Check the website for special holiday events and you might just meet Santa on your reindeer walk.
For more on reindeer, try
A Day At This Reindeer Farm In Alaska Is Extraordinary Fun For The Whole Family. And this article from last year will enlighten you since This Reindeer Farm In Alaska Will Positively Enchant You This Season.
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