Tails of the Trail is currently closed until further notice. I hope to open in June or July. Keep dreaming about Alaska, I hope to meet you this summer.

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Summer Tour Information

Starting in May, come visit my cabin, meet my beautiful sled dogs and learn about my life in the north country. Tours are available most every day beginning at 10:00 am-12:30 pm.

Adults $60

Children (under 12) $40

Reservations are required. Group size is limited. Groups of 10 or more may ask for a customized Alaskan tour. I am happy to work with you on this.

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Winter Tour Information

Adapting to the winter photoperiod, winter tours will begin at 11:00 am and run until 1:30 pm. During the winter season tours are offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and sometimes Sundays, if necessary. Dog sled rides can be reserved with my neighbors after the tour.

If you have questions, please email  Mary Shields. – 


My home is about 10 miles north of the Fairbanks. View the map here. Please plan for about 30 minutes from downtown. If you don’t want to rent a car, round trip transportation is available at $20 per person from Airlink at (907) 452-3337 for reservations. I look forward to seeing you soon and sharing my life in Alaska with you.

Mary Shields


Reserve Your Spot Today

In order to provide every guest with the best experience possible, I keep my groups small. This way, we can all get to know each other during our adventure. Please make reservations for your dog sledding tour experience as soon as you know your plans.

I’ll see you in Fairbanks,

Mary Shields