Winter Activities 

Please note that weather, temperature, and daylight can affect when and even whether or not these tours will run.
As such, we do not take advance reservations. Tours are booked in-person only.

Aurora Viewing Tour

When you are in search of Auroras, we have the tour!

Ride in a military-style SUSV to the top of Charlie Dome where you will watch for the Northern Lights.

You will have a 360° unobstructed view, heated yurts to warm yourself in, outhouses & complimentary hot beverages & snacks. 

Approx. 5 hrs – $75 per person

*Must be 6 years or older

Dog Sled Rides

The Chena Sled Dog Kennel Offers guests an exciting Alaskan Adventure.

During the snowy winter months, guests get a truly authentic taste of dog mushing. Our friendly, experienced guides take you gliding along our serene 1.5 mile trail, in one of our locally hand built traditional freight sleds which holds up to four guests. Sharing the sled with other guests may be necessary. After the ride, you’ll have a chance to take a photo with these amazing dogs or warm up in our visitor’s center.

All dog cart or dog sled rides operate based on availability, weather, trail & safety conditions.

Price: Adults $60 (12+) / Youth $30 (11 years & under)*

*Children must be able to sit upright & hold on. Subject to dog yard’s discretion.

Kennel Tours

The Chena Sled Dog Kennel Tour is your chance to chat with an experienced Musher.

Your guide will teach you about the sport, sharing knowledge and answering any questions you may have. You will be introduced to some amazing Alaskan Huskies, learn about this fascinating breed, and tour a working mushing kennel of over 50 dogs.

The educational visitor center is a great place to warm up in the cool winter months, or to get a break from the sun during the sunny summer months. You will walk away from this tour with an abundance of dog mushing knowledge.

Price: Adults $20 (12+) / Youth $10 (ages 6-11 years) Children 5 & under free with paying adult

Snow Machine Tour

Take a guided snow machine tour around the resort.

Experienced Tour Guides show you the resort from trails and areas of the resort you haven’t seen before.

No experience necessary.  Tours generally operate during hours of daylight only. 

Tour times will vary based on sunlight availability. 45 minute tour.

Price: Adults $65 (16+)

Ski, Snowshoes, Ice Skates, & Winter Gear Rentals

Rent some fun in the winter time!

Enjoy winter activities when renting cross-country skis, snowshoes or ice skates at the Activity Center and cruise around the resort’s 440 beautiful acres & scenic trails.

The ice skating pond is located next to the Pool House.

Various sizes available.

$25 per Adult / $12.50 Youth (ages 6-11) with paying adult

24 Hour Winter Gear Rental

$15.00 per item (Parka, Over pants or Winter boots) / $30 for a set of three

Flight Sightseeing

Journey into the Arctic

Fort Yukon – Arctic Circle/ Yukon River

Fly over the White Mountains and the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge.

Watch for the as we cross the Arctic Circle at 66°33’47” N, then follow the Yukon River to Fort Yukon. Enjoy a guided ground tour at Fort Yukon. (Approx. 1-hr)

Approx. 3.5 hrs tour – $490 per person

Chena Hills – Angel Rocks

Fly over the beautiful Chena Hills and Angel Rocks. (Great for sunsets).

Approx. 0.5 hrs – $99 per person

*All flights require a minimum of 4 people to operate

     *All prices are per person and are subject to change without notice.

Availability subject to the discretion of Activity staff, who reserve the right to refuse service for safety reasons.