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5/10-9/21 Pan for gold at the Historic Crow Creek Mine, a national historic sight and home to the oldest building dating back to the gold rush of 1896.Nine original buildings remain, surrounded by gardens and old equipment left by prospectors of days gone by.The trail is a single track about 7 miles up and a great and fast 7 miles back. Starting at the Cooper Lake trail head and finishing at Russian lakes trail head there is -ess uphill riding and great down hills.21 miles of terrain good for all skill levels provide views of salmon, glaciers, rivers, and lakes.At this point you can choose to go back the same way or proceed to Seward.
Meet Iditarod race dogs, cuddle puppies, and get an Arctic clothing demonstration along with meeting Iditarod mushers.This is available 5/17-9/18 Visit a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through public education.This facility takes in injured and orphaned animals year- round as part of a program that will one day restore the species to the Alaskan Wilderness.Crescent Lake Trail: One of the best one day rides.
It has an intermediate trail rating and you will encounter different types of riding through the forest, streams and then above the tree line to Crescent Lake where a rowboat is there for your use.
Witness a 2,000 pound Stellar Sea Lion glide past underwater viewing windows, Puffins diving in a carefully crafted naturalistic habitat, and Harbor Seals resting on rocky beaches, also enjoy a touch tank with numerous sea creatures!