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Running Reindeer Ranch

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1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
+1 907-455-4998
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Reindeer Games

What a great surprise. Loved watching and petting the reindeer. Jane and her husband and crew were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joyce L
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Reindeer!

Jane’s love of the reindeer is obvious in her presentation and in the way she conducts the walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jgrowl9
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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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
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1470 Ivans Aly, Goldstream Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6161
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great surprise. Loved watching and petting the reindeer. Jane and her husband and crew were so informed and passionate about their reindeer and they conveyed it to their audience. Highly recommend a visit to the ranch.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Jane’s love of the reindeer is obvious in her presentation and in the way she conducts the walk through the property. This was a wonderful experience and it was so much fun actually walking among the reindeer!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the descriptions given, we expected more reindeer, more woods and certainly not reindeer on leashes. It was mentioned in the promotion that sometimes the reindeer pick a different path which would have clearly been impossible. The impression from the promotional discussion was that we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The owners of this ranch have created a magical place for visitors. We started the night by walking the grounds just petting reindeer. We then went for walk with the animals and were able to interact with the animals and BABY REINDEER. I got to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a personal & special experience for all ages. Highly recommended for all ages! Get up close, pet the reindeer. Learn all about the family and how this all came to be.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to Reindeer Ranch while in Fairbanks. Unfortunately for us it was raining the whole time which detracted from the experience, but they had ponchos for all the guests. You take a walk in the woods with the reindeer and then go inside for...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 6 in our group and we all enjoyed Running Reindeer Ranch, despite the rain. We hired a van to take us from hotel to the ranch for $15 each roundtrip. Jane greeted us when we arrived and we headed to the Reindeer Information...More

Thank mjs_mel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jane's Reindeer Ranch was an amazing experience! Her knowledge and passion for these animals shines through. We were able to touch the animals as much as we wanted, they all had their own personalities and traits. Such a great experience!!!

Thank Kahlia G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must stop on the “bucket list” for travelers in Fairbanks, Alaska anytime of the year. This tour is exceptionally educational and presented by a wonderful loving family. The tour of the ranch and their reindeer is for everyone who is curious to know and...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This walk is a wonderful way to see, touch, and learn about the reindeer. The reindeer are like a part of the family. We were allowed to touch any of the reindeer and they were so friendly as we walked through the woods. The babies...More

Thank Autum B
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windriver0915
2 April 2018|
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Response from RunningReindeer | Property representative |
Sorry to just be responding, I just saw this. I’m glad you appreciated our helpers! I too am grateful for them! Depending on the day you came they could have been Alex, the UAF student who grew up the road, Jan, a friend... More
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SB2746
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!
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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
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