No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax.
Because the length and activities on our custom tours vary, please contact us to get the latest information on your desired trip.
The check-in time listed for your tour is also your tour time. Tour departures depend on the experience level of all the riders, the weather and other variables. We try to be on the trail as soon as safely possible.
You must call within 15 days ahead of your scheduled tour for a full refund less a $25 processing fee. There are no refunds for cancellations of 14 days or less of your tour, or if you decide not to show up.
Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable, and they allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather, construction or unforeseen occurrences that could disturb the tours.
Tours depart from the trailhead and not our Anchorage office. Even though our scheduled tour trailhead is located within Anchorage borough it is approximately 30 minutes from the office location.
Once your reservation is confirmed we will send you detailed instructions to the appropriate trailhead.
Children must be four years or older to participate on our family tours. If there are children under the age of eight, a UTV will need to be arranged for your tour. Please let us know if there are any children under eight years old at the time of booking.
Our most popular tours are located within the northernmost rainforest of Chugach State Park. We ride rain or shine. You will most likely get wet even if it is not raining. 🙂
Please bring your own rain gear if you have it. We do have raincoats and pants are available to borrow if needed. You need to wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and a warm top layer.
You will get dirty on the trip – extra socks and shoes are recommended.
Wear comfortable attire. It is recommended to have a sturdy pair of closed toe broken-in trail shoes, boots, or sneakers. It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable. You will get dirty on the trip. Extra socks and shoes are recommended.
Please bring your own rain gear if you have it. We do have raincoats and pants available to borrow if needed. Of course we recommend you bring your camera or smart phone for pictures.
Parking is free and there is plenty of it. However; the park does not allow overnight camping.
There is no exact street address for the trailhead location. If you use the address for the Essential One Station, 29383 Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99540 you will be within 1.2 miles of our ATV tour departure location.
We will provide detailed directions with your booking confirmation.
Alaska has come a long way with our technology but for this location…GPS systems do not always work AND the trailhead does not have an address, the Park Service is working on it, but we’re just not there yet. For the most accurate results using maps use the Essential One station Essential One, 29383 Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99540, from there you are only a few minutes away. We will send you detailed driving direction. You can also use the “Location” tab for your tour for directions in Google Maps. The GPS coordinates are: 60.97332, -149.43331
Folks do drive their RV’s and park at this location, however; the park does not allow overnight camping. Parking is free, there is plenty of it and plenty of room to turn around in an RV.
There is a regularly serviced porta-potty located in the parking lot.