Why You Need to Go Dog Sledding in Juneau

As the blankets of snow cover our region, you’ll want to immerse yourself in our outdoor paradise. One of the most popular experiences is dog sledding in Juneau. This quintessential Alaskan adventure leads you across the white canvas, paved paths, and dirt trails of the Last Frontier. To find the best dog sledding in Alaska, review this list of our favorite companies to enjoy this beloved pastime.

dog sledding in Juneau

While you’re visiting our mountainside retreat, you’ll see how picturesque our breathtaking area truly is. To enhance your time with us, request a copy of our free Vacation GuideThis carefully curated trip planner provides you with our top choices for seasonal activities, including skiing at the Eaglecrest Ski Area, gazing at the Northern Lights, and dog sledding in Juneau. When you search for the best places to stay in the capital city of Alaska, you’ll find the featured modern accommodations and relaxing amenities in our contemporary boutique hotel!

Dog Sledding in Juneau Is a Local Favorite

Bring your winter gear, adventurous spirit, and sense of wonder with you on your dog sledding in Juneau adventures. Here are our recommendations for which guided expeditions will help you make the most of your time. You’ll also receive glacier boots for your experience at each of these companies as well as the opportunity to play with the sled dogs!

Alaska Shore Excursions

Along with a fascinating helicopter ride over the Alaskan landscape, plan your dog sledding in Juneau tour with Alaskan Shore Excursions. If you glide across the icy expanse of the Mendenhall Glacier, consider booking the 3-hour Juneau Glacier Dogsled Tour via Helicopter tour. Or, feel the adrenaline rush on the 2.25-hour Juneau Sled Dog Discovery & Musher’s Camp through the Tongass National Forest. Whatever way you decide to enjoy your time, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience!

Gold Rush Dog Tours, LLC

Whether you’re considering dog sledding in Juneau or Skagway, Gold Rush Dog Sled Tours offers you the chance to enjoy the official state sport of Alaska. Embark on an incredible journey with the mushing Sheep Creek Crew on the delightful Summer Cart Mushing in Juneau, Alaska. Your designated musher and handler will advise on how to dog sled and navigate down the rocky paths of the Tongass National Forest. It’s the perfect way to see the natural beauty of the Last Frontier while being close to downtown!

Juneau Shore Tours

With the picturesque mountains, snow-covered landscape, and jaw dropping views atop the Herbert Glacier, it’s no wonder the Helicopter & Dogsled Glacier Excursion is one most popular dog sledding in Juneau excursions. After the exciting flightseeing trip, your adventure is just beginning. Before you participate, you’ll learn the basics of mushing, and you’ll be lead by a pack of huskies!

Temsco Helicopters

One of the most wonderful Juneau dog sled tours, this company takes you over the Tongass National Forest and the Gastineau Channel to the rendezvous atop the Mendenhall Glacier. After you land, the expert guides prepare you for your journey before you mush across this bucket list item. On the guided expedition, you’ll hear tales of the Iditarod race and move quickly across the landscape. Be sure to take your camera and take a photo with your favorite pup!

True Alaskan Tours

Experience the Juneau dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier with True Alaskan Tours. From early May to September, this 3-hour adventure whisks you away from the Juneau Airport to ascend over deep blue crevasses and towering glacial walls. You’ll land atop the glacier and begin your journey from the Dog Camp. Also, observe the seemingly infinite Juneau Icefield from a distance!

Unwind at Silverbow Inn

Silverbow Inn offers a convenient location to over 15 locally owned and operated shops and eateries as well as public transportation and the cruise ship terminal. Before you venture through our scenic area, fuel yourself with our self-serve breakfast complete with waffles, baked goods, and hot coffee. Upon your return from your dog sledding in Juneau tour, restore in the modern comforts of our downtown hotel. We invite you to browse our contemporary collection of guest rooms and reserve the ideal one for your vacation. To maximize your relaxation, grab a glass of wine or your favorite Alaskan beer then head to our relaxing rooftop hot tub. Why wait? Book your next getaway with Silverbow Inn this year!