Looking for a truly unique experience during your getaway to Colorado? Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park is exactly that! And if you love dogs, then you will definitely be in heaven on this guided, backcountry dog sled ride through a private trail of winter beauty.
Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park has 80 Siberian and Alaskan huskies. During the winter, the dogs pull sleds in the forests near Winter Park. They love their job and cannot wait until we have enough snow to take out guests.
During the ride, all passengers remain in the sled as the experienced musher expertly guides the sled down the trail. Along the way, the guide will point out any wildlife tracks (or actual wildlife such as moose and coyotes), take pictures for the guests, and answer any questions about dogsledding or local history, attractions and activities.
On a ride, they can accommodate one, two or three guests in each sled. They have a weight limit of 350 pounds (158.7 kilograms, 25 stones) for the total weight of all guests in the same sled. There is also a maximum height restriction of 48 inches (4 feet, 1.21 meters) on the third person. For example, a mother, father and child can all ride in the same sled only if their combined weight is 350 pounds or less and the child is less than 48 inches tall.
You get to see some amazing views along the way including 13-thousand-foot peaks, the Continental Divide, Winter Park Ski Resort, and of course, lots of snow.
The trip covers four to five miles in about 45 minutes. Unfortunately, the trails are situated on private property and we cannot allow guests to walk or ski on these trails.
Reservations are required.
For more information, visit Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park