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Dog Sled Rides
Experience a classic winter adirondack tradition..
When Mirror Lake freezes over, mushers set up shop along Main Street in Lake Placid. Visitors can walk down to the lake, and pay the driver directly to experience this exciting sled ride across the ice.
Dog Sled Rides FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
- They begin the day after Christmas and are offered Friday - Monday from 10 am until 5 pm. During Holiday weeks (Christmas - New Years' and President's Day Week) the rides are seven days a week.
- There are two dog sled teams operating on Mirror Lake, one team can be found at 1 Main St. Park, (on the ice behind Players Sports Bar) and the second team is located on the ice behind the Golden Arrow Resort.
- $20 per person
- 4-5 depending on size
- No, it is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- There are no age restrictions, all can enjoy.
- Warm clothing, mittens, hats, and boots are suggested.
- They can be watched from both ends of Mirror Lake, Main St. or along the lake.
- No. The animals are treated with great respect and love the "job".
- This is a weather-dependent activity. The Mushers (guides) will determine daily if the conditions are suitable. Conditions can, and do change quickly throughout the winter season.
- When the ice has too much water on it, or the ice is unsafe but there is enough snow on the ground, the dog sled rides will operate at the Lake Placid Horse Showgrounds.
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Mushing through the snow: Where to go dog sledding in Upstate NY
- Published: Jan. 22, 2020, 4:30 p.m.
Heading out with Call of the Wild dog sledding tours in Upstate New York.
- Sunny Hernandez | [email protected]
In Upstate New York there is plenty of winter to be had and with that comes winter sports. For many, that means skiing or sledding or ice skating. For others, dog sledding is their winter sport of choice.
The first Olympic dog sled demonstration was held at the first Lake Placid Olympics on February 6, 1932. While the sport never gained official Olympic status, the annual Tug Hill Challenge offers the chance to watch competitive sled drivers in action in Upstate NY.
In the Adirondacks, dog sleds have long been a reliable mode of transportation and recreation for winter residents, and is still commonly used for winter camping. If you have ever wanted to meet a team of dogs, take a sled ride or learn how to mush your own team, kennels across New York state offer the opportunity to do so.
Nestle into a sled, cozy up with some flannel blankets, and get ready to see New York wilderness trails as you may have never seen them before.
Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, NY.
Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours
Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours operate daily from mid-morning to early evening throughout the winter months in the Adirondacks .
Address: 2403 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946, directly behind Players Sports Bar and Top of the Park on Mirror Lake
More information: 518-323-7622, Website
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Mike Arnold Sled Rides
Mike Arnold Sled Rides are available most weekends (Thurs-Sun) on Mirror Lake in the Adirondacks. They are $15 per person and are first come, first serve.
Address: 2559 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946 in front of Golden Arrow Resort
Kindred Moon Kennels in Camden, NY offers dogsledding experiences and driving lessons for both humans and canines.
Kindred Moon in Oneida County offers private sled rides with their Siberian Huskies and driving lessons for both humans and dogs. With over 30 years of dog sledding experience, they also do demonstrations at many winter carnivals and events.
You can see the Kindred Moon team at upcoming events such as the 37th Annual Lakeside Winterfest at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester, NY on Feb. 8 from noon-4 p.m., Dewitt Library in DeWitt, NY on Feb. 19 from 1-3 p.m., Ganondagan’s Native American Winter Games in Victor, NY on Feb. 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and Williamstown Library in Williamstown, NY on March 14.
Address: Camden, NY 13316
More information: [email protected]
Call of the Wild dog sled tours in South Colton, NY.
Call of the Wild
Call of the Wild in St. Lawrence County offers many different kinds of dogsledding experiences from year round sled and cart rides, meet and greets with the dogs, and you can learn how to drive your own team. They also offer hiking, fishing, and nature tours.
Address: 3019 State Highway 56, South Colton NY, 13687
More information: 315-262-2145, Website
Adirondack Kennels in Boylston, NY.
The Adirondack Kennel in Oswego County offers wide variety of rides, presentations, mentoring of sorts, and mushing lessons for every interest level.
Address: Winona State Forest, Bargy Rd and N Church Rd., Boylston, NY 13083
More information: 315-408-7154, Website
Have the chance to meet a bunch of Alaskan bred sled dogs, get a kennel tour, or watch a demo at this privately owned kennel in Oswego County. Cupcake Mushing does not offer individual dog sled rides, but is a short drive away from Adirondack Kennel who does.
Address: Lacona, NY
More information: 315-387-5798, Website
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Welcome to the Home of Alpine Adventures!
The booking portal for the 23/24 winter season is open. Any reservations made before Jan 1st will be processed as deferred payment. You will still have to enter in a credit card, but you will not be charged at the time of booking.
We will start tours whenever we have enough enough snow to pack a trail to run on.
The last 2 seasons were the worst we've seen in 25 years for early season snow, where we did not start running until after Jan 2nd.
Welcome to the home of Alpine Adventures Dogsledding, your destination for dog-powered fun, where you get to drive the dogs. We offer 2 types of tours, so whether you have a larger party or a small family, we have an option for you!
We are located in Leadville, CO.
Check out this great episode of Out West for more Leadville attractions! If you just want to just see the segment on dogsledding, you can fast forward to 16:35.
“Wow! The dogs, the sleds, the friendly guides, and the phenomenal scenery all combined for a tremendous life experience. Definitely our family’s all-time favorite activity on our recent vacation.” Best regards, Jim Fox
We wanted to thank you for giving our nieces Haylea and Hannah in their words, “the best spring break adventure ever!" Pam and I also loved the outing very much. Haylea and Hannah wore their new tee shirts to bed and said the were going to wear them to school Monday even if they were dirty! Thanks again, Pam and Jim Dunn
I want to thank you for the wonderful experience my brother, sister-in-law, Barbara, and I had dogsledding. The enthusiasm and information provided to me when I first called Alpine Adventures made me decide on using your company. Your staff was very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. Your staff accommodated us so that we could go out as our own group. This also gave us more time on the sleds and with the dogs. Things were very well organized and everyone working with you was so nice and really made the experience fun. The dogs were amazing and our guide was just great! We highly recommend Alpine Adventures to anyone who visits your area. Thanks again for such a wondeerful time!” Lois Trout, San Diego, CA
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16 Awesome Dog Sledding Tours/Trips: U.S.A
Town and Tourist , Updated August 31, 2023
History of Dog Sledding/Mushing:
Dog Sledding Tours USA – Dog sledding or Mushing trips, as it is also known has been around for generations! Where the earliest recorded dog sledding dated back to 1000 AD.
The power of mans best friend has always been vital in transporting supplies such as food, furs, mail, gold and even Medicine in the infamous 1925 Alaskan Serum Run! (Read More about this further down).
The powerful dogs with their sturdy dog harnesses were found particularly helpful during harsh winters & in arctic climates.
For example, during the 1925 serum in Alaska 20 mushers & 150 sled dogs traveled over 1000km (674miles).
,in just 5.5 days to the small town of Nome, to bring cures which prevented a Diphtheria Epidemic!
For more on this and the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race (1,150 mile race!) check out this great article on National Historic Trails .
Dog Sledding Tours U.S.A, near me!
These days the Dog Sledding or Mushing is done for more fun & recreational reasons.
As dashing through the snow on a 8 dog open sled is a bucket-list experience of a lifetime.
Full of adrenaline, thrills and a great way to experience nature and maybe even feel like a true pioneer or adventurer like those on the 1925 Serum Run!
Dog Sledding can give you access to the wilderness like no other form of activity, from sledding across frozen lakes,
to off the beaten track Alpine wooded trails and of course sledding through mountainous snowy terrain!
Dog sled tour operators offer a variety of ways to take the dog sled out for a spin, from one day tours to multi day excursions there is something for everyone. #
Some even will teach you the native skills of driving & handled a team of sled dogs.
Now although Alaska is the United States, hub of dog mushing/sledding due to it deep rooted history & only 1000 miles of highway to it’s half a million square miles of land!
There are so many other great dog sledding tours across the lower 48 states.
In this list I will outline 16 great U.S states & 50 most instagrammable & exciting Dog sled tours across them…so you will really have an opportunity to try this great activity!
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16 Epic Dog Sledding Destinations:
1. alaska dog sledding.
As the mecca of Dog Sledding, Alaska vast arctic terrain makes it the perfect place to try Dog Sledding and really have that historical Pioneering experience.
With miles of picturesque glaciers, millions of tonnes of snow and subarctic terrain, Alaska’s wilderness is a true gem!
With Dog Sled Races a popular activity here, it’s the perfect opportunity to go an experience the barking mad thrills!
Probably the most popular Dog Racing event in the United States is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
This annual race runs from Anchorage to Nome and dates back generations!
Popular Alaska Dog Sled Tours:
Alaskan Tails of the Trail with Mary Shields (Fairbanks)
This is a great Dog Sled operator to try out in the summer! Ran by the world renowned musher Mary Shields who has been doing dog sled tours since 1984!
She offers her personal home for avid dog sled visitors who wish to experience the majesty of mushing! The one is best for small groups only, as Mary like to give personal attention to the guests and her sled dogs!
Alaska Best Wilderness
A great Dog sled operator which allows you to experience the completely remote Alskan wilderness north of Yukon River. With great mountainous terrain on offer you won’t be disappointed.
Location: Charlie Campbell, Tanana, Alaska, USA
Alaskan Arctic Expeditions
This tour company offers dog sled expeditions around the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Fairbanks area.
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2. Colorado Dog Sledding
The Rocky Mountains just outside of Denver make for the perfect location to try a Dog Sledding experience, especially if you don’t want to head up all the way to Alaska!
Popular Colorado Dog Sled Tours:
Snow Buddy Dog Sled tours
Based in Oak Creek has a cool expedition through Dunckley Pass to little flat tops. You have the option to take this one self driven or guided.
Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park
Based in Fraser does alot of daily tours, so is a good one for a last minute booking!
Goodtimes Adventures based in Breckenridge offers, a fantastic 6 mile trail through Swam River valley.
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Mountain Musher Dog Sled Rides
Location: Vail Valley, Colorado
If your looking for a scenic private dog sled trail by a well established company, then Mountain Musher is one of the best.
They run an awesome Dog Sled Expedition which will take you through aspen forests and real wilderness routes!
Don’t expect to see any annoying snow mobiles on this trip…but keep your eyes peeled for plenty of wildlife, from Coyotes to deer.
Mountain Musher runs two trips per day in the morning/afternoon which take approximately two hours each run over 6 miles.
The cost for a trip with these guys is around $175pp
Sledding solo costs double that $350.
This may seem steep but prices get even higher during holidays so avoid close to Christmas and Valentine day!
They also have a strict no cancel policy so make sure your fully ready to go.
Another option in Telluride, is Wintermoon Sled Dog Adventures ,
These offer a fantastic Dog sledding trip which takes you through San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests, in a thrilling ride.
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3. Minnesota Dog Sledding
Head down to North Minnesota for a real spectrum of terrain from scenic lakes to wild forests! You will find this one a real unique Experience!
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Popular Minnesota Dog Sled Tours:
White Wilderness located in Ely, Minnesota. Offers a vast number of Dog Sledding expeditions from single day trips to four night tours.
The four nighter is a real bear grills experience which takes you deep inside the Boundary Waters wilderness giving you a great opportunity to explore the entire Gabbro Lakes area.
Open December till March, this is one of the best for an all encompassing experience, with accommodation and meals provided for multi day excursion.
However, all this does come with a price tag at $345 for the Solo Dog Sled trips pp (weekend) and $1575 for the 4 night package.
Season: Open December to March.
Lodge of Whispering Pines
An alternative provider is Lodge of Whispering Pines which provide Full Service resort open ALL SEASONS! Located just north of Ely on the Echo Trail.
This Dog Sled operator starts it tours at it’s quaint log lodge been taking you through the Superior National forest.
Accompanied by a veteran musher & wilderness guide, you will be in safe hands on your journey.
Season: All Seasons
Boundary Country Trekking
If a learning experience is what your after then Boundary Country Trekking is the one for you.
They will teach you everything from driving your own sled to and mushing your own Dog team!
This is a real you & the dogs trip where you will learn the historic art of Dog Sledding.
They offer weekly trip and provide a selection of lodging from log cabins to quirky yurts & heated tents.
Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips
The hilariously named “Chilly Dogs” is a real fun & adventurous FAMILY dog sledding tour operator.
Located in the Dog Sledding hot spot of Ely, you will not be short of choice with a variety of half day, full day and overnight camping trips on offer.
Their dog sledding tours take you through a quiet winter trail through an army of pine and birch and across frozen lakes and rivers.
Top tip: Best for families.
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Wintermoon has some of the happiest Huskies i’ve ever seen!
Full of energy and life they really make you excited about taking a trip.
Located 50 miles north of Duluth, there Dog sled trails take you through Superior National Forest and include lodging, meals and teaching.
4. Montana Dog Sledding
Big Sky Country is one of the most epic places to take a Dog Sled ride through!
With world famous national parks such as Yellowstone and Glacier you will not be short of terrain & a adrenaline pumping experience!
Top Tip: Head down the first week of December when the wilderness trails are compacted with snow and ready to be bursted through on your Dog Sled!
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Yellowstone Dog Sled Adventures
Located in Emigrant, Montana , this is the ultimate Yellowstone experience!
Dog Sled adventures strong huskies will power you through varied terrain and across frozen rivers battling to pull you across every slope and through the scenic National Park.
Top Tip: Take a small group tour to get better access to the more scenic off the beaten track Dog Sledding routes.
They offer a variety of Dog Sledding experiences from a short one hour burst to a half day.
Best Value: Sample for $95 or “Learn to Mush” half-day experience for $195 .
Kids rates are $45 and $150. Most people opt for the half day as it gives you more time to better get to know the dogs.
Be warned: At Yellowstone even the lowest points are about a mile high so be aware of the high altitude & thin air.
So if your sensitive to this or have pre existing health conditions I would probably opt for a lower altitude dog sled experience.
Base Camp Bigfork Dogsled Lodge
Located at Big Fork, Montana.
Base camp offers an adventurous dog sledding trail with options for multi day excursions with lodging provided.
Absaroka Dogsled Treks
B ased at Chico Hot Springs Resort in Montana, Absaroka offers you a great family experience!
With options to drive your own team or let the wilderness guide battle the elements for you.
They even offer a Musher training school.
Running Wolf Kennel
Located in Anaconda, Montana. Wolf Kennel provides a real mix of landmarks to spot on your dog sledding trip,
from historic mining areas to Flint creek and even an endangered lynx habitat.
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5. Oregon Dog Sledding
Oregon Trail of Dreams:
Although Oregon doesn’t usually come to mind when one thinks of Dog Sledding.
This Mushing tour provider offers some fantastic daily dog sled expeditions ,
during the winters at Mount Bachelor, (20 miles south west of Bend, Oregon).
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6. Massachusetts Dog Sledding
Northern Exposure Outfitters are probably one of the best, Dog Sledding Tour companies in Massachusetts.
As a family owned & run business you can expect a real loving heart and passion which goes into every Dog Sledding Expedition.
As real passionate mushers they are quoted to have said:
“ We can’t wait to share our passion of mushing with you and want to provide you with the best educational experience and equipment out there! ”
Located in Brookfield, they run a variety of mushing trips from one hour to overnight expeditions.
Where you have the option to Mush your own team of dogs or just be a passenger while driven by a professional musher.
They also are great community spirits and run winter carnivals and events for the scouts.
Hilltown Wilderness Adventures
Another option in Massachusetts is Hilltown Wilderness. They offer all season dog sled tours, rig rides and even a Mushing & Skijor School.
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7. Vermont Dog Sledding
The largest producer of Maple Syrup in the U.S.A. Vermonts primarily forested landscape makes it a haven for Mushing & Dog Sledding.
With Montpelier, being the only U.S state Capital without a Mcdonalds!
You can see that this state loves it’s historic nature and everything Natural!
Popular Vermont Dog Sled Tours:
Vermont dog sled rides, skijoring and tours.
Is an experienced Vermont backcountry negotiator. They offer various Dog sledding trips from quick 1 hour runs to full day experiences.
They even offer a variety of Skiing & snowshoeing activities where you can ride alongside taking turns riding the pack of dogs.
They also offer a summer program for dog carting.
Eden Dogsledding/Dog Sledding on wheels & Mushing
Eden Ethical Dogsledding’s specialises, in a variety of well run Mushing trails all year round.
A great professional outfit offering short tours to sled & stay options.
They pride themselves on the “unchained gang” they never chain their dogs!
According to the Boston Globe:
“ Spend a few hours mushing with Jim Blair & your ready to chuck it all in for half a dozen alaskan huskies & a sled.”
Located in Montgomery Vermont, Montgomery Adventures provides some great mountain dog sled trails.
Husky Works Mushing Company
Located in West Warsboro Vermont, Husky Works provides private Winter mushing trails with their team of friendly & energetic siberian Huskies.
Check out the area around Lake Elmore, Vermont as you can take part in Dogsled tours, skijoring lessons and cart rides.
8. Maryland Dog Sledding
Maryland famous for it’s vast number waterways and coastlines on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean.
So expect so scenic Dog Sledding through Nature here.
Popular Maryland Dog Sled Tours:
Maryland Sled Dog Adventures
Located in the scenic Northern Baltimore county, Maryland Sled Dog Adventures offers a variety of activities such as rides, tours and educational programs.
They also offer skijoring & bikejoring lessons and rig rides.
Husky Power Dogsledding
Located at Mountain Maryland Kennels, close to Wisp Ski resort (West Maryland).
Husky Power Dog sledding provides a variety of Dog sled & dogsled on wheel rides from as short as 10 minutes to 1/2 days.
Open all seasons.
9. New York Dog Sledding
A surprising one on the list but definitely should not be overlook is the Adirondacks region in New York.
As home to the first Olympic Dog Sled race and even a few of its own, Adirondacks a fantastic place to get dog sledding!
Winter in Adirondacks is a magical time with many quaint little towns it’s not unheard of to see some local residents using the dog sleds as transportation!
Lake Placid area has to be my favourite sleepy town which is perfect in the winter.
Watch as Mirror lake turns into a frozen winter playground and local Dog Sled drivers at parked up all along main street offering tourists a ride across the lake.
Afterwards warm up in one of the cozy coffee shops or breweries.
Notable places to dog sled include: Golden Arrow Dogsled Rides and Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours.
Thunder Mountain doesn’t require reservations and operate from mid morning to early evening giving tourists a chance to loop round Mirror lake and take an Adirondack wilderness tour.
F un Fact: Alot of the Sleds you will see in Adirondacks sleds are made by Local craftsmen from the durable and lightweight ash trees, which are native to the Adirondack region.
Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours is located across the street from High Peaks Resort on Mirror Lake. Just behind Players Sports Bar/Top of the Park on Main Street in Lake Placid.
Winter at Lake Placid is truly magical! Mirror lake inn is one of my favorite places to stay (you can see it in the background on the pic above). However, it does sell out fast during the winter season so check availability before.
10. Michigan Dog Sledding
Located in the Great Lakes & mid western regions, Michigan provides some exquisite scenic landscape to really take in while Dog Sledding!
Best Value Dog Sledding Trip:
Nature’s kennel .
Located at Mcmillan in upper Michigan, Natures Kennel has some real professionals Dog sledders & some of the most skilled Mushers in the United States!
For example, one of the owners has raced in the last 7 Iditarod Dog Sled Races in Alaska ! So you can rest assured you are in safe hands.
Despite the skilled owners, they offer one of the BEST VALUE dog sledding experiences going where you can take a trip for less than $100.
The best budget Dog Sledding Trip they do is just $75 for a half hour ride around Boyne Highlands Resort close to Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Try the half our trip on any winter weekend or holiday. Owned by a husband & wife team, they really do spend most of their time getting ready for the big winter Dog Sledding!
Other Dog Sledding Tours/Trips:
S & l arctic k9’s sled dog adventures.
Dog sledding trip and tour packages which will take you through the winding & hilly terrain of Cadillac, Michigan .
Sled Dog Express
Located at Thompsonville, Sled Dog Express offers a cool Winter wonderland experience at Crystal Mountain. .
Snowy Plains Kennel
Located at Gwinn, Michigan. This is a great place for a family dog sledding adventure with Snowy plains even offering a childrens book about sled dogs to get them all excited!
Team Evergreen Kennel
A great place if you want to learn how to race! Team Evergreen offers mid distance racing and budget Dog Sled rides.
11. Maine Dog Sledding
Head to Maines western and northern woods during the winter & you will find a snow covered winter wonderland!
Many Dog Sled operators take full advantage of this offering, a variety of exciting dog sledding packages & even overnight camping in the woods.
Popular Maine Dog Sled Tours:
New England Dogsledding
Offers a real immersive experience where avid dog sledders can learn how to handle & drive an entire team of dogs!
This hands on trip is made even better by the wondrous White Mountain National Forest as it’s playground!
Mahoosuc Guide Service
For a more package based resort style experience head down to Grafton Notch, Maine .
Surrounded by Maines magical Umbagog Lake and the towering Mahoosuc Mountains,
you can take an adrenaline pumping ride through scenic trails which are of the beaten track!
With a variety of packages on offer Mahoosuc Guide Service is a “full service’ dog sledding experience.
Although, it can be physically challenging if your used to cross country skiing you shouldn’t have a problem. Prices are $595pp. They alos offer a three day tour.
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12. Wisconsin Dog Sledding
With an interior of forests surrounded by the coastlines of the 2 Great Lakes (Michigan and Superior).
A variety of landscapes makes this mid western state an easily accessible place to try dog sledding.
A popular Dog Sledding Tour here is Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing in Bayfield, Wisconsin.
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Here you can train to be a musher of 35 beautiful & friendly Siberian huskies , in one of their 2-4 hours dog sled adventures.
13. Wyoming Dog Sledding
As the 2nd most sparsely populated state in the country!
You can be sure to find some remoteness & really get back in touch with nature in Wyoming.
Highlights include Grand Teton National park, Old Faithful (erupting geyser) and even Devils Tower National Monument.
What better way to explore these then through an epic Dog sledding tour.
A variety of Dog sled tours are on offer from half day ($248) overnight to multi day experiences. A full day (dog sledding/snowshoe) mix is $355.
14. California Dog Sledding
A Surprising one on the list! As opposite to Alaska as you can get!
California amazing outback provides a surprisingly epic landscape to go on a Dog Sledding adventure.
With the Lake Tahoe Region being a major highlight.
A popular tour provider here is Wilderness Adventures Dog Sled Tours located in Olympic Valley, California.
They provide some fantastic trails through the Lake Tahoe regions wooded playground of trails.
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15. Washington Dog Sledding
Washington the North western state most famous for such scenic nature as the Olympic National park and Mount Rainer National Park.
Its a fantastic place to have some great adventures especially if your struggling for choices on the west coast!
16. New Hampshire Dog Sledding
Popular New Hampshire Dog Sled Tours:
Seal Cove Journey’s
Located in Canaan , the Upper Connecticut river valley of New Hampshire, it’s a scenic area with nature surrounding.
Seals Cove offers a selection of dog sledding & learning packages which can be tailored to your needs.
Valley Snow Dogz
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Thunder Mountain Dog Sled Tours
- Lake Placid, NY 12946
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Provides dog sled rides on scenic Mirror Lake through the Adirondack wilderness. Located on Main Street across from the High Peaks Resort. Call to book a tour or for more information. Please be aware that tours are ice and snow permitting and may change without notice.
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There’s more to dog sledding than the thrill of rushing through snow-covered trails, past frozen lakes, and into alpine forests at rapid speeds. It provides an opportunity to learn about an ancient means of travel and the history behind it – some outfitters even teach participants how to drive and handle a team of dogs. There are several tour operators across the US offering a selection of adventures from one-day trips to multi-day excursions.
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Dog mushing has been a popular method of Alaskan transportation for thousands of years. Canine-drawn sleds make it easy to cross miles of glacier ice, snow, and subarctic wilderness, especially before modern inventions such as the snowmobile. After the mid- to late-1920s, dog sledding switched to a sport, with many races held across the state annually. Mushers come from all over the world to Anchorage every March to compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for cash and bragging rights. Novice mushers can embark on dog sledding tours – many offered during both summer and winter – near Denali National Park and Chugach National Park, and in Fairbanks, Skagway, Juneau, and Anchorage.
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Maine ‘s western and northern woods are blanketed with snow come winter; several outfitters take advantage of the deep powder with a selection of dog-sledding packages from daily treks to mid-day campfire lunches. There are overnight trips that take mushers deep into the woods for camping, meals included. New England Dogsledding offers hands-on dog-sledding trips, where visitors can learn how to handle and drive a team of a dozen dogs, passing through the majestic White Mountain National Forest when en route. Mahoosuc Guide Service offers a more intimate experience, with three-day tours covering 6-20 miles per day, each person with his or her own sled.
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Whether you’re looking for a day trip or weekend getaway, Minnesota is dog-sledding country. White Wilderness in Ely can accommodate everything from individuals and couples to families and private groups; also in Ely, Wintergreen ‘s most popular expeditions – a four-night excursion through the Northwoods – teaches participants how to mush their own team of dogs. Duluth and Deer River both have a selection of mushing companies to choose from, including short two-hour rides and custom overnight sledding trips.
There’s no better place to speed through the wide open wilderness that is Big Sky Country . There are dog-sledding outfitters located across the state, including Whitefish, Big Fork, Yellowstone National Park , Glacier National Park, and Big Sky. The optimal time for speeding through forested trails is after the first week of December when they are packed with snow. Basecamp at Bigfork offers a hands-on approach to dog sledding, allowing participants to harness and care for the pups before driving their own team of Inuit sled dogs. If you’re on the hunt for a winter wonderland, this is it.
Perched a mile above sea level, the outskirts of Denver make for ideal dog sledding during winter. Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park in Fraser does daily tours; Goodtimes Adventures in Breckenridge offers a six-mile tour along the winding trails of the Swan River Valley, and Snow Buddy Dog Sled Tours in Oak Creek has either a self-driven or fully guided tour of Dunckley Pass through Little Flat Tops. In Telluride, Wintermoon Sled Dog Adventures explores snow-covered trails throughout the San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests as part of their thrilling dog-sledding experience.
In a state marked by miles of pristine wilderness, it’s easy to find tour operators with mushing on the docket. Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours feature over 170 Alaskan sled dogs, with trips going to Granite Creek Canyon and Bridger-Teton National Forest; an adventure through Jackson’s surrounding wild terrain reveals majestic mountain tops, alpine forests, and rare species such as bald eagles, bighorn sheep, and, of course, the occasional deer, moose, and elk. Continental Divide Dogsled in Dubois has day trips, overnight adventures, and multi-day excursions that mush through the Teton and Shoshoni National Forests surrounding Jackson Hole and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
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Watch the snowy hills fly by as you enjoy sled dog rides in the pocono mountains..
Get bundled up, hop on the sled behind a team of Siberian Huskies, and mush your way along groomed, snowy trails in the Poconos. Husky sled rides are a popular winter experience, so be sure to make you reservation early! Reservations typically open in November and book up quickly. Take a trip with Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours , operating out of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on weekends throughout the winter. Guests should be over ten years of age to participate. When there's snow on the ground, you'll be invited to stand on the back of the sled and take control of the huskies. It's sure to be a ride you won't forget!
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Guided Dog Sledding Tours through the Woods of Canton Maine!
Experience the thrill and beauty of Dog Sledding on our newly acquired 250 acres of private woodland trails! Afterward warm yourself in our cozy, traditionally built Yurt while sipping on complimentary coffee, cocoa, and tea!
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Such a fun experience! The dogs are super friendly and our guide was very knowledgeable, telling us all about the dogs and history of dog sledding. Beautiful trails through the snowy woods.
I can not say enough nice things about our experience! We had Alex for our mountain tour. He loves these dogs, he loves what he does and it’s infectious. He showed us a fabulous time, entertained us with stories and facts about dog sledding, and took some great photos of us to keep for memories. I am absolutely sending everyone I know to Maine to do this!
If dogsledding is on your bucket list, then the Full Day Intro to Dogsledding is for you. Our day started with learning how to hook up the team of dogs. We learned hand signals and commands before going out on our first run. The terrain was good for novice dog sledders.
What a fantastic experience! It took us 3 hours to get there but it was well worth it. My husband and I did the 3-hour Mountain Tour, and it exceeded our expectations. Watching the dogs do their thing up the mountain was just amazing! They love to RUN! The scenery was beautiful and the view at the summit was breathtaking.
We had a fantastic time on our Streaked Mountain trip! Alex was a great guide and taught us so much about dog sledding that we never knew. We were comfortable and warm all zipped up in our sled, and had a beautiful, exhilarating ride. We highly, highly recommend the ultimate dog sledding experience!
Such a fun experience! Staff was very friendly, explaining everything and we did a one hour tour which was a mix of groomed roads and curving trails through the woods.
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“ I definitely would do the dog sledding , but the snowmobiling also was a wonderful way to do this. ” in 40 reviews
“ The Continental Divide was obscured by snow clouds, but every so often we saw the mountains peaking through. ” in 19 reviews
“ I recommend for snowmobiling , doing one of the first tours of the day, but it probably doesn't matter. ” in 17 reviews
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Established in 1986, Good Times Adventures is the only snowmobile and dog sledding tour operator actually in Summit County. Our lodge is located just a few miles from downtown Breckenridge and is an easy drive from all of the major resorts in the central Rockies! We are proud to be a locals favorite and the #1 ranked touring company on TripAdvisor! Whether you are just looking to get away from the slopes for a few hours, or coming for a full day of fun with the whole gang, you will leave Good Times with some of the greatest memories of your time here in Colorado. Come see us and find out for yourself why we are 'Good Times'! …
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I visited during the summer for a kennel tour and summer "sled ride" and had the time of my life. My tour guide Julie was a blast, but mostly I just loved being near the dogs. If you love dogs and want to spend an hour and a half petting them and watching them and holding them and talking to them and learning about how sled dogs do their job, don't think twice. It's pricy, sure, but you're in colorado and everything you do is too expensive anyway. You might as well pay money to meet sweet dogs that lick your hand and look into your eyes while you scratch their neck.
Took a group of my high school aged girl scouts up here for some dog sledding! This was the first time for most of them. Good time adventures is a little outside of frisco. We booked in advance and it was very easy. If you have a date in mind i would book a date and time in advance. 6 can go in each group and they do take out multiple groups at each time slot. When you book online you will select your "spots" on the group/sled. You are then paid, confirmed and good to go! When you book your time, keep in mind that you will need to plan on arriving 30 minutes early. You will need to fill out a waiver and there can be kind of a line. They will let you borrow a heavy warm suit and boots if you need them. It is complimentary. However they will ask you to dress as if you were going skiing and also to bring goggles. After you fill out your waiver they will ask you to go past the front desk area and there are some benches in the back room that you can get ready at. There are a few bathrooms in the buiding. Be prepared though, the line can be long! When its your time, they will tell you to head out back. At first they will have you do a picture of your group with the lead dogs. If you want to get a copy of that picture, it will cost an additional $40. After that, They will put you with your guide and they will do an intro talk. You will get to meet the dogs on your sled and the guide will tell you how to do what you need to, to go on your adventure! The girls had so much fun on their adventure. They were out for around 80 minutes on their ride. Their guide was fantastic! I think his name was caleb. Each person got a turn driving, sitting in the princess seat and then riding along side. Please do plan on bringing a little cash or having some money in your venmo to tip your guide. This is a service and that is a part of how they earn their money. The dogs are very well cared for and loved. This is definitely a great organization to support!
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My mom and I decided to mush with the dogs while in town recently and it was the highlight of our trip. Our guide was awesome, the dogs were full of personality and spunk, and the place seems to be a well oiled machine. Before we started, we got photos taken with the dogs, and the guide introduced us to all of them and explained our roles. We were paired with a family of four and we all switched roles. Afterwards, we purchased a picture and thawed out by the fire and drank hot chocolate. Would definitely recommend this.
Review for Snowmobile Tour ONLY: I am going to be brief, if you have never been on a snowmobile, this is an absolutely basic introduction that will not frighten even the most skittish in your group. The tour is on modern, plushy Ski-Doo sleds and runs exclusively on a packed, groomed trail. There is no fast speeds or even remote threats of tipping or losing control. I found it boring...but my wife loved every minute. The staff is friendly (albeit terrible at taking pictures) and you leave with a smile and good memories.
Another amazing experience with this org. Whatever these people eat for breakfast - I want some. Such great attitudes. Seriously if you leave the dog sledding activity not feeling like everyone there (staff) didn't make you feel like the only place they wanted to be was there, the only people they wanted ti be with was YOU, then you need to check in with yourself . It was super exciting , way more informative than I imagined, which I loved and absolutely breathtaking surroundings. Our Guide John loves his job so much he travels from Buena Vista daily. That's dedication thank you John, you we're fabulous today and we were all very appreciative of you sharing all your knowledge and encouraging us to love on the fur babies. Note to everyone The dogs screaming is pure JOY!!!
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I looked all over for unique adventures to do well here in Breckenridge. I ended up choosing the good times aventures to go snowmobiling and dog sledding on different days and was not disappointed. I ended up doing business ventures in the morning which I think is the way to do it as he end up finishing around 11 and you have the rest of the day to do other adventures. I cannot stress enough that both of these experiences went above and beyond my expectations. The dog sledding was phenomenal on the dogs are very very friendly and you are more than encouraged to a pet and show them love throughout this whole experience. the crew is very personable and friendly learning. Do you know everyone's names right off the bat which makes them feel like part of your group almost immediately. You take turns being on the sled with one other person, and the guide leads with a snowmobile and a sleigh in pool with the other four people in your group. You alternate every so often. And you were very thankful for the alterations as running and being on the sled is very exhausting at altitude but oh so much fun. Since I went with a group of very competitive dudes, the instructor found a very challenging and quick turn that we all took turns attempting to make and fell/crash in fun, spectacular fashion. There's no, of course, being very fluffy, made it. There was no uncomfortable landings. The snowmobiling, which we did the second day I thought could not match the fun and experience we had with the dog sledding, but it was also entertaining and it's on right. I was a great way to explore the mountains and they take you up to the top of one of the peaks, which has a spectacular view of the surrounding mountain side. They have different packages of types of ride and we did the most basic one which was the cheapest. Are they driving around is mostly follow the Leader style so you're not zipping around through the open terrain. I do have options for this if your pocketbook allows, however, we had fun just doing the style of ride that we did have that I had to choose between the two. I definitely would do the dog sledding, but the snowmobiling also was a wonderful way to do this. Highly recommend going to this very large facility that provides both of these wonderful activities if you need to pay a company to pry this experience.
Wow was this an absolute dream of an experience!! Good times is so great and organized with everything they did. We entered the facility, signed some waivers and were told to go wait outside for our guides to show up with the dogs. They had a back room full of snow suits and shoes in case you did not have your own and wanted to rent some. We also took snow boarding goggles to wear in case it snowed, which it did. The guides and the huskies came down the hill, which was so amazing to see. We then got broken up into groups of 6 with 1 guide and 12 dogs. We then were told all the dogs names and their personalities/jobs they had during this snow run. Our guide pulled 4 people on a sled with her snow mobile and then 2 people were on the dog sled. One drove and the second got to ride. We weren't pressured into doing anything we were comfortable doing, which was a plus! Driving the dog sled seemed a little scary at first but once you are on it's truly so easy!! There's a break on the sled, so you can slow or stop the dogs. The guide in front also lets you know if you need to slow down or stop with hand signals. She also would pause after a few minutes of driving the sled to switch out the next group of 2 so that everyone got a chance. Our guide was extremely encouraging and you could tell she just lost her job and the dogs. The dogs also seemed very happy and extremely taken care of. They even adopt out the dogs once they turns 8, to families in Denver. I highly recommend trying out this experience at least once in your lifetime. Especially if you have kids!
Probably my favorite part of our Breckenridge vacation! The snow mobile tour was GREAT! My husband and I drove our own snow mobiles, and tour guide Jared went above and beyond to make sure all drivers/riders were comfortable and knowledgeable. Definitely worth the money!
Wow, what a great time we had mushing on the dogsled tour! My wife & I had gone once with a different outfit in western CO about 10 years ago, and had a great time. This time we took our children, and I must say this tour was hands down above and beyond the other one. Our tour leader, Will, was an exceptional guide. Great sense of humor, very informative about the dogs, personable and engaging, and great with kids. I'm sure the trip would've been fun anyway, but Will really made the experience next level! You can tell he was born to do this. The dogs were gorgeous and so fun to watch... they really seemed to love running. And the trails through the forest were stunning. Everyone had multiple opportunities to both ride in the sled and steer & brake the sled. You can also snowmobile here or ride in a horse-drawn sleigh, which appeared to be pulled by beautiful Clydesdales. After mushing, we enjoyed some hot chocolates by the fire. Top notch operation. Guaranteed we'll be back!
Second time going in three years... and hands down, the best sleigh ride you can find. We were greeted by extremely friendly people. We got custom hot chocolate and everyone was so patient with us, our two year old, and five month old. The gentlemen that was in charge of our sleigh was SO cool. He was also very knowledgeable and filled the sleigh ride with all kinds of fun facts about the history of the area, horses, etc. He was so much fun to talk to :) The owner was present before and after our sleigh ride. She was very efficient, organized, friendly, and kind. Cannot say enough about our New Year experience here. This will always be our go-to spot for fun activities like sleigh rides, and can't wait to try to the dog sledding when our kids are old enough. Thank you to the crew at Good Times for giving us an incredible experience today!!! P.s. best hot chocolate ever.
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All day dog sledding tour (duration 4-5 hours)
- Transfer from your hotel
- Tour of sled dogs
- Dog sledding (2.5 km)
Price of the “All day tour”
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Dog sledding tour in countryside (duration 6-7 hours)
- Tour of of the dog kennel and meeting with more than 120 Siberian and Alaskan huskies
- Dog sledding (4 km / 17 km)
- Tour of the farm with domestic animals (geese, chickens, pigs, goats, sheep and many more)
Price of the “4 km tour”
Price of the “17 km tour”
VIP tour (Dog sledding + ski-pass up the mountain + tubing + snowmobile)
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The park is located in the forest part, all programs are held on the street. Our friends are very kind and love to cuddle with our guests. Therefore, dress according to the weather so as not to freeze and not be afraid to get you dirty!
By age: children under 3 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
By weight: passenger’s weight should not exceed 80 kg (short tour).
The tour can be organized any day if enough snow. If there is no snow, you can replace the sled with wheels sledges.
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Dog sledding in Russia
Dog sledding is a popular winter activity in the northern regions of Russia.
Dog sledding history
Dog sleds have been used since ancient times by some indigenous peoples of the north who lived on the territory of modern Canada, Alaska and Siberia. In the middle of the 18th century, Russian researchers used dogs to explore the northern territories, in particular, as a part of the Great Northern Expedition. The role of dogs in the exploration of the poles of the earth is widely known. They were used in attempts to reach the North Pole by the expeditions of Fridtjof Nansen, Luigi Amedeo (Duke of Abruzzi and Prince of Savoy), Robert Peary, George Sedov and others. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole in 1911 by dog sleds.
Currently, sled dogs are widely used on winter tourist routes in Russia, Scandinavia, Canada and the USA. Sled dog races are gaining in popularity in many northern countries.
The most common breeds of sled dogs are Siberian H usky and Alaskan Malamute .
Dog sledding in Russian Karelia
Kudama sled dog kennel at Lake Syamozero.
Chalna sled dog kennel, also known as Talvi-Ukko, Karelian Santa Claus Estate.
Sopokha sled dog kennel, located near Kivach Nature Reserve.
Two sled dog kennels are located near the Shuya River and the village of Matrosy.
Standard sled dog experience include 1-2 km long husky ride, followed with tea and biscuits.
Longer dog sledding tours usually involve 10 to 40 km husky ride with a picnic lunch in the forest or hot lunch at the kennel.
Multi-day tours may include staying 1-3 nights in a lodge or hotel, doing 20-40-km dog sledding day trips and attending other winter activities such as ice fishing, snowmobiling and Russian banya.
The ultimate 2-day dog sledding experience is quite an adventure as it includes 60-80-km dog sledding, feeding and taking care of the dogs, an evening campfire meal and one night in a tent.
Depending on snow conditions, dog sledding season extends from December to early April. During the New Year and Orthodox Christmas holidays, kennels are overwhelmed with tourists and offer only short 1-2 km rides.
In the warm season which lasts from May to October, most of the kennels offer dog trekking experience.
Husky sledding in Murmansk region
Winter tourism in the Kola Peninsula is mainly about the Northern Lights, while dog sledding and other winter activities are supposed to fill the rest of the day. A few kennels offer short dog sledding trips. Often tourists depart at once: 2-3 dog sleds with 4-6 people and the rest in snowmobile sleds, after 1-2 km they change.
The most known place for dog sledding is the Husky Park near Lovozero village, 150 km from Murmansk.
Dog sledding season in the Kola Peninsula begins in November and ends in mid April.
Dog sledding in other regions of Russia
Several sled dog kennels at Lake Baikal offer short and extended dog sledding experiences.
A few husky kennels are located in Karelian Isthmus to the north of St. Petersburg. Snow conditions depending, short dog sledding experiences are available from December till March. Dog trekking trips are offered from May to October.
Request a private tour, tailor-made for individuals and small groups to meet your needs and preferences.
During this winter break, you will participate in several outdoor and indoor activities such as:
- Driving a dog sled team
- Meeting reindeers and furry horses
- Driving a snowmobile
- Cooking traditional food
Group of 2: 41000 Rubles/person
Winter dog sledding experience in Russian Karelia
- Kennel visit to meet the dogs
- Dog sled wilderness adventure
- Suitable for beginners
Group of 2: 10000 Rubles/person
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