Join “Your Tour Guide to the Wild Side” on beautiful drive up the Knik Arm to the historic Musk Ox Farm located in the picturesque Matanuska Valley. Enjoy a comfortable ride from downtown as your guide shares fun facts about the flora, fauna & favorite local legends of the area on a scenic drive North of Anchorage to the Musk Ox Farm, nestled amongst the Chugach & Talkeetna Mountains. At the farm, experts will take you on a 45-minute walking tour, educating you on the 60-year legacy of the farm and millions of years of history of the Ice Age “Oomingmak”. Learn about the sustainable domestication of Musk Oxen in our region & the importance of qiviut (kiv’-ee-ute), the finest wool in the world. Ask for more information on sponsoring your favorite fuzzy friends! Please note: For the safety of the animals, masks are recommended at the farm. This tour will run rain or shine, so please come prepared.
Included in your booking:
Downtown pick-up and drop-off
Three hour tour
Admission to The Musk Ox Farm
What to bring
Good walking shoes
Long pants (recommended)
Extra (non-cotton) layers recommended, as the weather has a tendency to change quickly
Bug spray will be provided, if desired.
Please note, while our tours are intended for all ages, we cannot accommodate car seats - it is recommended that participants are old enough for their own seat in the vehicle.