Sled Dog Cart Ride

Take a ride with our sled dogs during this once-in-a-lifetime Alaskan experience. Join one of our mushers as they introduce you to our kennel, sled dogs, and lifestyle. Hop on a five-passenger rig and experience an exhilarating sled dog ride through our beautiful Alaskan trails. Puppy cuddling concludes this adrenaline-packed experience. This tour is perfect for those wanting to see sled dogs in action and immerse themselves in the experiences of mushers in Alaska!

What will you see and do during your Sled Dog Cart Ride?

Arrive at Trail Breaker Kennel

Follow the directions in your confirmation email to arrive at Trail Breaker Kennel. Parking is available at our tour site for those who drive their own vehicle. 

Tour Itinerary

  • Welcome to Trail Breaker Kennel! Meet your musher guide as they introduce you to the world of mushing, the 1,000-mile Iditarod and Yukon Quest races, and the Alaskan Husky breed
  • Watch as your musher harnesses and hooks up a team of sled dogs for a training run 
  • Hop into our side-by-side and join your team for a 2-mile ride on our beautiful Alaskan trail system
  • Upon your return, thank your team and watch as they cool off and play in the Chena River
  • Puppy playtime! Head over to meet our newest members of the team and get some puppy cuddles
  • Ask any final questions, browse through our gift shop, the Trail Breaker Trading Post, and take any last photos as your exciting visit to Trail Breaker Kennel wraps up


End of Tour

Just because your visit is over doesn’t mean you can’t stay up to date with the mushers and huskies at Trail Breaker. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates from your musher guides and adorable husky photos!

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Tour Details

Duration: 45 minutes

Time: September-October, check calendar below for available dates and times. 

Capacity: 5 people per tour

Age Restriction: Guests must be at least 4 years old to participate. An attentive adult (paying passenger) must accompany anyone 17 years of age or younger throughout the entirety of this tour.

Booking: Reservations are required for this tour. If you have any booking questions, email us at

Guests must arrive on time! Due to our summer schedule we are not able to accommodate for guests who arrive late to their tour. If you are 5 minutes or more late we will begin the tour without you and not issue a refund. There is no option to delay tours.

Cancellation Policy: We require a 100% down payment for bookings. Cancellations and modifications can be made up to 24 hours in advance will receive a 100% refund. You can do so by following the links in your confirmation email. If you need to cancel your tour within that 24-hour window, email us at to receive a 50% refund. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

Military Discount: We offer a 10% discount for active duty and reserve members, and their dependents. Use the code Military at checkout. A valid ID will be required at the start of your tour.

Mobility: We work to provide everyone with a great experience, no matter their level of mobility. This tour requires some walking over uneven terrain. There are benches and chairs along the way for those who need a rest. Our guides will also be there to help you along the way. We ask that you detail any mobility issues in your intake form when completing your booking. If you have any questions or concerns before your visit, email us at We will be happy to chat with you to make sure you get the most out of your visit.

Transportation: We do not provide transportation. Guests must make their way to and from the kennel on their own. If you need transportation, we suggest using one of the taxi services in Fairbanks. On average, a taxi ride from downtown Fairbanks will cost $15-20 each way. For a list of the taxis in Fairbanks, click here.

Weather: As long as temperatures allow, tours operate rain or shine. Be prepared for the unpredictable Alaskan weather by bringing layers and a raincoat. We have ponchos for use when needed. Note: Temperature cut off for the Sled Dog Cart Rides is 70 degrees Fahrenheit. We will notify guests by 8pm the night before if their tour is going to be canceled due to heat. If high temperatures should be the reason for a canceled Sled Dog Cart Ride, we will issue a full refund or give you the opportunity to rebook for an evening kennel tour and be refunded the difference.

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