Tour Information

Musk oxen and guests at the birthday bash


Winter Tours 2024


Winter Tours are Currently Sold Out!  

Thank you to everyone for your enthusiasm!



Summer Tours 2024

May 21st to September 1st

Guided tours are offered daily in the summer from May 21st through September.

Times:  Daily tours take place at 10am, 12 noon, and 2pm. 

Just you and your family or a few friends? No need to reserve a spot!  Just come to the Research Station Gift Shop beforehand at 2220 Yankovich Road.

Have a group of ten or more?  We can offer you a private tour time, reach out to to schedule something with us. 




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 What people are saying...

"Great tour, very informative. The place was beautiful and the critters were a joy to watch"Elise R.
"Excellent educational tour led by Matthew. This is a great stop for those who want to see and learn about musk ox, carboy, and reindeer. Well done UAF!"Mia Su C.
"A private tour around this facility is wonderful If you are fascinated about musk ox and reindeer it’s a must see... Sarah was the staff member who showed me around Her knowledge and love for the animals was wonderful to see Good close up look at these magnificent animals "Sharon D.
"Learned so much from our guide. Took pictures to put on Facebook for friends planning a visit to Alaska in the future. Best experience in Fairbanks! Thank you!"Gail H.
"It had very knowledgeable students who were able to have the reindeer and musk ox engage so we could get an up close encounter. Great experience!!"Kevin L.