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Iditarod Headquarters

Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
+1 907-376-5155
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Awesome experience

The lady with the sled dogs was very friendly. Everyone there was a pleasure to talk to. It was an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa W
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Whitby, Canada
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Worth a visit

The core of Alaskan symbolism, the Iditarod Headquarters is one of those things you should visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
71travelman
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
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“sled dogs”(39 reviews)
“gift shop”(62 reviews)
“sled ride”(21 reviews)
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Headquarters site for the Iditarod dogsled race.
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Knik Road, Wasilla, AK
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+1 907-376-5155
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"informative video"
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"great movie"
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"short film"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lady with the sled dogs was very friendly. Everyone there was a pleasure to talk to. It was an awesome experience to go for a quick ride. Reasonably priced for $10 per person. We got to hold husky pups at the end. Which was...More

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The core of Alaskan symbolism, the Iditarod Headquarters is one of those things you should visit for history and education of the Iditarod race. The main building and gift shop are relatively small, but if you visit in the summer, you also also the option...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a great place to learn about the Iditarod and the dog races. The history behind the making of the teams and their sleds. Joe Redding Sr the Father of the races. a great man and his journeys are worth the visit.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We visited here as part of our tour which was designed around the famous Iditarod race. The place has wonderful displays inside to teach people about the race and the staff are very accommodating with questions. If you want to learn more about the race,...More

Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We love the Iditarod and all that is sled dog related. We loved this stop on our trip and admired the items on display. It is a small display and there's a 30 minute movie that turns into a dog food commercial in the last...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Iditarod Headquarters is an excellent Alaskan opportunity to learn about Alaskan sled dogs, the history of the Iditarod, and you can even take a short dog sled ride (for a small fee).

Thank 16Allegra16
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Visited here during my Tour of Alaska and the Yukon, it was nice to see the dogs and a couple of people took a ride on the sled pulled by them, I'll be honest though, I am a huge animal person, especially dogs but I...More

Thank CatchBooker
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Educational. Although small, it’s Fun and interesting. Enjoyed the history. Seeing pic of winners from when I was growing up here. Loved it

Thank randynina
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We had a 2-3 hour educational tour and had many aspects of Iditarod Race explained to us.It was a great experience.

Thank IanS635
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

There is a movie and the if you ask questions of the folks who work there you will get more than just a few word answer. Learning about the race and why it is held is interesting no matter what PETA. The dogs are all...More

Thank coldGGK
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ellenfrank65
28 March 2018|
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You are asking a political question I have no answer for, you might want a different platform. Just having moved here, I am not aware of the political problems.
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Response from camper70 | Reviewed this property |
They are open daily 8a.m. to 7 p.m. until mid September. The number is 907-376-5155 ext .108. I'm sure they would try to help your Troop. The girls can watch a short film about the race and see a replica mushers cabin. The... More
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Teri P
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Response from Jaywanne | Reviewed this property |
Yes the cost was 10.00 it was a cool ride not very long however it was an experience you could feel the amazing dogs power and they really wanted to run..
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