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Ticket Inclusions:

  • Snow Machines
  • Helmets & Goggles

Info Not included:

  • Gear: snow pants, coats, gloves/mittens & boots
    • Alaska Element provides clothing rentals that are delivered to your hotel
  • Transportation:  not provided to/from the tour location

PLEASE NOTE: We highly recommend you arrive 10 minutes before your tour time. Failure to arrive on time may result in you not taking your tour and you will not be eligible for a refund.

1 hour Snowmobile Tour
Single Rider (One person per Snowmobile) Single Rider
Couple (Two per Snowmobile) Couple
2 hour Snowmobile Tour
Single Rider (One person per Snowmobile) Single Rider
Couple (Two per Snowmobile) Couple

Adventurous Snowmobile Tour

Enjoy an adventurous winter activity during your time in in the Interior. On this snowmobile tour, your guide will lead you through a true winter wonderland so you can explore the frozen rivers, lakes and snow-covered mountains around the Chena Lakes recreation area outside of North Pole.


  • Beautiful scenery
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly, & professional guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day

Important Information:

  • You must arrive on time. We recommend arriving at least 10 minutes before the start time of your tour.
  • There is a 30 minute safety briefing prior to your tour.
  • Time on Snowmobile: the pure driving time is 60 Minutes (120 minutes for 2 hour option).
    • Time will be reduced if arriving late.
  • If you have an odd number in your group, one person must ride as a ‘single rider’.
  • Children under 6 years of age are not permitted.
    • Children 7 years+ must be able to touch the running boards to ride.  For safety reasons, they will not be permitted to ride if they are unable to.
  • There is no transportation to/from the tour location.  Please refer to directions on how to get here if you are driving yourself.
  • There is a weight limit of 500lbs per machine.



If you are 15 minutes late (or more) for your safety briefing, you will be considered anoshow. You will be ineligible to take your tour & for a refund.
If you are late and miss your tour, you will not be able to be rescheduled. NO refunds will be given.
If you need to reschedule, you MUST do so at least 24 hours before your tour time.


You are able to choose between our:

  • Single rider option: one machine for one person and the
  • Couple option: two people per machine (not available for odd numbers.  In this instance, one must ride as a ‘single rider’).

All drivers MUST be over 18 and have a valid driver’s license.

Start with a safety briefing, gear fitting, and an introduction to the snowmobile operation at our office. This will take approximately 30 minutes, so it is important to arrive on time.

After this, you will be ready to explore the breathtaking surroundings by snowmobile through a beautiful winter wonderland, crossing frozen lakes and rivers, scenic mountains, endless remote trails, and hopefully see wildlife such as moose, fox, or snowshoe hares. The Chena Lakes Recreation area offers a variety of beautiful and well-maintained trails, lakes, and rivers ensuring an adventure of a lifetime.

After enjoying the drive through Alaska’s frozen back-country by snowmobile, warm up in our cozy waiting area with some hot chocolate, tea, or coffee.



Our address is: 3740 Lyle Avenue in North Pole, AK 99705

  • Direction coming from Fairbanks:
    • Take Highway 2 (Richardson Hwy) exit Dawson Rd/Buzby Rd.
    • Take a left turn and drive under the Hwy 2 bridge.
    • Take a right turn (follow the sign for the Chena Lake Recreation Area) to Misteltoe Drive, which later becomes Laurance Rd.
    • Take a left turn to Nelson Rd. (4th) (last road before the Chena lake recreation area)
    • About a mile down Nelson Rd, take a left turn into Lyle Ave (after Birch Dell Dr.)
    • Our location is on the right hand side, turn into the driveway and after parking, walk up the drive to our office.
    • Please park sensibly so that you leave enough space for other vehicles.
    • Do NOT let your GPS take you via Conifer Drive. This is an UNMAINTAINED road & you will get stuck.