Picture this: you’re speeding through winter wonderland, the wind whipping your hair, while a pack of powerful Siberian Huskies leads the way. You leave all traces of reality behind as you race past snowy mountain landscapes and yell, “Mush!” at the top of your lungs. This is dog sledding — one of Washington’s most exciting winter thrills! If you’re looking for the adventure of a lifetime, you must give it a try during your visit to Leavenworth, WA. Read on to learn about the best places to go dog sledding in Washington!
Dog sledding in Washington is just one of the many incredible winter activities in our area. Request a free copy of our Leavenworth Vacation Guide and you’ll instantly receive a full list of local activities and attractions including outdoor recreation, dining, entertainment, events, and more. That way, you can spend less time planning and more time actually enjoying your Leavenworth getaway!
Northwest Dogsled Adventures: The Best Dog Sledding in Washington
Meet the Flying Furs of Northwest Dogsled Adventures! These teams of beautiful dogs are formed from Iditarod veterans, racing champions, Siberian Huskies, Alaskans, and rescues. Not only will you have the opportunity to meet and play with them, but they will lead you on a thrilling journey through the Leavenworth wilderness. You will quickly discover how much these dogs love what they do as they pound through the snow and introduce you to some incredible mountain sights.
Of course, the fun doesn’t end there! Upon your return, you will be encouraged to continue interacting with the dogs and participate in their care and watering. It’s a great way to make new furry friends while embarking on the adventure of a lifetime.
Rates for the Northwest Dog Sled Adventures
The company begins accepting reservations for the winter months beginning November 1st. A 50% deposit is required to confirm your tour date and time. Tours take place from mid-December to April 1st (weather permitting) and rides leave from Fish Lake/Lake Wenatchee Trailhead at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Plan to arrive 20 minutes early to prepare for your excursion and don’t forget to bundle up!
One Hour Tour (7 miles): $165 for adult and $110 for a child under 80 pounds. Reservations must be made in advance on the company’s contact page.
Whether you’re looking to experience dog sledding in Washington or enjoy the fabulous skiing opportunities in the Cascades, Leavenworth is your ideal winter break destination! And when it comes to lodging in Leavenworth, no place can compare to Pine River Ranch. Our historic inn is ideal for couples and all travelers seeking a peaceful escape. Our guests experience cozy and rustic-style suites, unique amenities, and a piping hot breakfast delivered straight to their door each morning. It’s the perfect alternative to typical Leavenworth hotels and provides a unique experience you won’t soon forget.
Are you ready to experience Leavenworth, WA, in winter? Make sure to check out our Winter Getaway Special and our Sleigh Rides in Leavenworth, Washington Package. Then, check our availability and book your favorite room with us today! We look forward to seeing you soon!