Alaska Summer Tours

Available: May - Oct

Make time to visit Alaska and join us for the long days this summer. Get ready for an ATV adventure of a lifetime, high in the Talkeetna mountains at Hatcher Pass. One of Alaska’s best-kept secrets for adventure, scenery, wildlife, and much more. This tour travels through this rugged landscape of towering mountains, glaciated valleys, and mountain streams. Hatcher Pass offers not only stunning scenery but also gold panning, berry picking, and historical mines.

Available: May - Aug

Make the most of your Alaska adventure with an ATV tour under the midnight sun. Ride into the Alaskan backcountry in the evenings on Hatcher Pass. This tour follows the same amazing trails as our half-day tour with the late-night sun against the mountains as a backdrop. It’s an unforgettable experience that provides amazing views full of color.

Available: May - Aug
Snowhook - ATV Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun ATV & Sunrise Dog Sled Adventure packs a thrilling two-day experience into a single night’s stay. Starting with a hearty Alaskan dinner at Snowhook Lodge on Hatcher Pass, guests then take on a three-hour ATV or UTV ride under the midnight sun through the Talkeetna mountains, enjoying Alaska’s unique twilight landscapes. The adventure continues the next morning after a fulfilling breakfast, with a visit to the kennel to meet Alaskan huskies and a summer dog sled experience. This tour offers an exhilarating blend of ATV riding and dog sledding, showcasing Alaska’s wilderness in a unique light, from the stunning midnight sun to the early morning glow.

Snowhook - ATV Midnight Sun
Available: Apr - Oct

Join us this summer for an unforgettable day of adventure.  Experience the best of summer in Alaska with a visit to an Iditarod dog sled kennel and go for a ride with these over-the-top friendly sled dogs. You’ll be amazed at the power these dogs have as you glide through the hills and woods that these dogs run on year-round. Then explore the Talkeetna Mountains on an exhilarating ATV ride through this rugged landscape of towering mountains, glaciated valleys, and mountain streams.

Available: Apr - Sept

Plan a trip this summer for a dog sled ride and experience the changing season. Instead of a sled and snow, your ride will be in our custom-built 5-passenger side-by-side vehicle with a team of dogs training for the race trail.

This pre-season preview gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how mushers and dogs prepare for the winter season and.

Available: Mar - Nov

This tour consists of a beautiful flight through the Talkeetna Mountains up through Dogsled Pass, around the bend to Archangel Valley, and onto the historical Independence Mine State Park. This tour offers views of jagged mountain peaks, the Little Susitna River, Summit Lake, and a view of the 1956 U.S. Air Force KB-29 wreckage on Bald Mountain Ridge. This flight consists of a 1-hour tour including a 20-minute ridgetop landing. This tour is offered year-round at $495.00 per person with a 2-person minimum.

FAQ's

The summer solstice brings long days with nearly 24 hours of daylight, perfect for exploring Alaska’s vast wilderness and taking advantage of the many outdoor activities available.

Along with the majestic Bald eagle, you may encounter moose, bears, and other native Alaskan wildlife in their natural habitat.

The Alaska Railroad is a separate experience, but it’s a fantastic way to see the landscapes. We can help you plan a trip that includes both rail and adventure tours.

Daytime temperatures are pleasantly mild, ranging from 60°F to 80°F, allowing for comfortable exploration during your adventures.

Summer is a great time, especially around the long days of June and July, when wildlife is most active and easily observable.

Plan your trip with layers for varying temperatures, and don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure for the rugged terrains of North America’s last frontier.

Absolutely, our tours offer a flexible schedule that allows you to include a visit to Denali’s millions of acres of wilderness.

Summer offers long days with almost 24 hours of daylight, perfect for outdoor activities and wildlife viewing such as whale watching. Come and enjoy the summer season with Snowhook, and experience the 24 hour daylight adventures before the fall colors come in.

It’s a great idea to visit local visitor centers for insights on tours and the Alaska Railroad for breathtaking travel through national parks. We also recommend both the Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park.

Yes, Alaska is the largest state in the United States and part of North America, known for its extensive coastlines, diverse terrain, and majestic mountain ranges, including North America’s tallest mountain, Denali, which you may be able to see on our tours.

Additional Information

Alaska’s summer months are a season of endless daylight, especially around the summer solstice, when the sun barely dips below the horizon. At this time, daytime temperatures begin ranging from 55 to 70 degrees fahrenheit. These long days from april to mid-august are perfect for exploring Alaska’s vast landscapes, from the higher elevations that offer breathtaking views to the bustling wildlife along the coastlines. It’s an ideal time to visit Alaska, and for visitors to explore the diverse environments, from the sea lion habitats to the skies where the Bald eagle soars.

For those planning a summer vacation, the local visitors centers are full of information, guiding adventurers on their journey through the wild. And for a unique travel experience, consider a ride on the Alaska Railroad, which offers a picturesque route through areas like the sprawling Denali National Park and the serene Kenai Fjords National Park. These parks showcase the awe-inspiring landscapes of North America, from Denali’s six million acres of wilderness to Kenai’s dramatic glacier-carved fjords. Alaska is home to some of the most amazing mountains in North America, and has countless hiking trails to explore them. The tallest mountain in Alaska, Denali, is viewable on some of our tours.