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Large Animal Research Station, Fairbanks

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Educational Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
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  • My wife wanted to see Musk Ox and Caribou so this visit saved a trip to the Arctic Circle. The animals were viewable in their large outdoor enclosures. We also used our binoculars. We noticed a lot of...  read more »
  • We visited the station on a Tuesday. Unfortunately, the establishment is closed but Monday and Tuesday. Through the fence, we have seen but a few musk ox. The facility but left the impression that visitors are more secondary.
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  • If you'e looking to see large Alaskan animals go someplace else. Two pathetic-looking musk oxen and one female caribou with no horns is what you get. Try the reindeer and musk ox farms outside Anchora...  read more »
  • You pay $10 a person to look at two pens, which may or may not have musk ox and reindeer close enough to see. You won't get to see the other fields with animals in them. Plus they're only open for 3 months of the year, and then only Wednesday through Sunday. It's basically just a place to rip off tourists. Save your money and go see the reindeer at the Santa Claus House FOR FREE. Or if you're down south in Anchorage visit the Musk Ox farm in Palmer, which will give you a better value.
  • Closed for the season, reopen in June
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