Looking for a new adventure? Dog sledding in the high country offers an exciting experience for the whole family! Whether you mush a dog team right here in Breck with Good Times Adventures or you venture out to Alpine Adventures in the Leadville area, the experience is sure to be unforgettable.
Good Times offers a 75-minute group tour that can accommodate up to six participants at a time. It involves a six-mile relay through the Middle Fork of the Swan River. Two people at a time will ride on the dog sled, while the other passengers follow behind on a sleigh with the guide. Riders will alternate between riding in the basket and driving/guiding the dog sled team of eight Siberian Huskies. The guide will stop periodically to allow guests to shift positions.
Price: Adults – $90 | Children (5 to 8) – $50
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., seven days a week
Location: 6061 Tiger Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Other Activities: Good Times Adventures also offers snowmobile tours. Find out more here.
Alpine Adventures offers a very similar group tour, as well as a more private tagsled tour. The tag sled tour can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two small children. Two sleds are pulled by a larger team of 10-12 dogs for six miles. The guide will ride on the front sled with up to two passengers, and the back sled will carry one musher and one passenger.
Tagsled Price: Adults (9 and older) – $165 | Children (3 to 8) – $85
Group Tour Price: Adults (9 and older) – $85 | Children (3 to 8) – $50
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., seven days a week
Location: 21767 Hwy 24 West, Leadville, CO 80461
Other Activities: Take a kennel tour and learn more about the Huskies that are running the sleds. Find out more here.