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Running Reindeer Ranch

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1470 Ivans Alley, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709
+1 907-455-4998
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Wonderful experience

I went to Running Reindeer Ranch with my wife and from the moment we got to the ranch, reindeer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aldo H
via mobile
5 stars not enough

I can't say enough good things...everyone was so knowledgeable, the reindeer were amazing, and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marti A
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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
+1 907-455-4998
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to Running Reindeer Ranch with my wife and from the moment we got to the ranch, reindeer were all over the place. We were able to pet them, hug them and watch them do their thing. Then we met Jane and Jan who...More

Thank Aldo H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can't say enough good things...everyone was so knowledgeable, the reindeer were amazing, and cute, and soft, and funny...so very glad I added this to my Fairbanks experience!!!

Thank Marti A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this amazing experience to walk through the woods with the reindeer. Jane is so knowledgeable. The property is beautiful. The reindeer are friendly and adorable. What a fun and wonderful time. Thank you Running Reindeer Ranch!

Thank mushirah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jane’s Running Reindeer Ranch is well worth the visit. As she said, nearly all her visitors are through TripAdvisor and we certainly wouldn’t have heard of the place if not for the well-deserved reviews on here. It was definitely a highlight of our visit to...More

Thank HelloBarnOwl
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Jane was great! She was very knowledgeable about reindeers. We had a chance to go walking with her reindeers in the woods and it felt like we were in the wild with them! She gave us an informative talk about reindeers, and there were many...More

Thank cinike16
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience at a beautiful property. Family owned & run. We could pat the reindeers (after safety advice 1st) we walked with them & got lots of memorable photos. Then we sat on patio had lemonade & home made cookies, the lady then gave...More

Thank flicky325
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you love nature and animals, please consider visiting the Running Reindeer Ranch and you can meet 5-7 amazing Reindeer. The owner is wonderful! She tells you all about Reindeer, let’s you take a walk with them in her woods, pet them, and pose for...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a wonderful magicday walking with the reindeer in such a beautiful setting. It was absolutely magical. A very unique experience that I would recommend to anyone wishing to do something 'out of the box'. Definitely nothing ordinary here. We all loved it. Jane's...More

Thank moondancerdreaming53
Reviewed 26 September 2017

These reindeer are owned by the family who run the tour, so it's charming and low key. You'll get a lesson on reindeer and how to act around them before the tour to ensure safety. During the tour you get to walk alongside the reindeer...More

Thank Nutmeg_Cinnamon
Reviewed 26 September 2017

As a bit of a country girl, I've been around lots of animals. What a wonderful surprise to meet Jane's reindeer and discover that they are utterly unique and entertaining creatures. I believe that Rocket and I had a real connection :) The walk and...More

Thank Alison G
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2017|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Yes, we are open most days right now. You can see availability and book through our online calendar on our website or Facebook page. See you soon!
Deb S
13 October 2017|
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Response from cinike16 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you can't. You need a car to get there, there is no public transportation to get there and they don't provide a shuttle service. Sorry! You can try calling over there and see what they say, or if they can help... More
25 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