Fairbanks ATV Tours. Gold Mine Trails Tour Join us for a half day, full day of riding or overnight trip saying in one of our mountain top trail side cabins. This ATV adventure includes riding 4 wheelers/ATVs on the scenic mountain top ridges of the historical Circle to Fairbanks mining trail. Scenic, long range, and 360 degree views are plentiful. 24 hours of daylight during the summer means you can make this trip fit your schedule. We can pick you up at your hotel and bring you back alive, guaranteed, or your money back. You will receive personalized attention on a customizable tour with our small (3-4 riders) groups. Everyone drives their own 4 wheeler. Wildlife sightings MAY include moose, fox, wolf, black and grizzly bears, snowshoe hare, ptarmigan, grouse, various birds of prey and red squirrel. Bring your binoculars and cameras. We have helmets with the GoPro snap on attachment. See and photograph Panoramic views of the White mountains 40 miles away, Saw Tooth Mountains (90 miles away), Alaska Range 110 miles away and Denali Mountain 190 miles away on clear days. You can even take a few minutes to prospect for gold in a creek or 2. You can pick fresh wild blue berries, low bush cranberries when in season (late June-August). See new and old mining operations. See where gold was first discovered in the Fairbanks area and drive through the extensively mined Fox valley. We will explain what you are seeing and tell you parts of the mining history in the area. See and stand next to the trans Alaska Pipeline. See some of the Poker Flats Rocket launch facilities. Photograph the midnight sun making its' famous solar arc during the summer solstice on June 21. You can spend the night in one of our remote trail side cabins.
We provide hotel pick up, your own personal ATV to drive, helmets and riding gloves. We will give you some riding, safety and tour instructions before we take off.
You bring rain gear, sun glasses or safety glasses, lunch or snacks and drinks. A day pack is recommended for your personal gear.
COSTS: 1-4 riders, 4 hours, total price $1300 for everyone. Schedule the time you want to go. 4 hours does not include travel time. Total travel time is about 1.5 hours from hotel to mountain top and back. Custom quotes are available for shorter or longer trips and overnight cabin stays. Prices are subject to change at anytime for any reason.
Reservations,Bookings, Deposits and Cancellations. A reservation and a 10% deposit is required to book the trip. The reservation and deposit is usually made by phone using a credit card. (435-890-8328) You can also use e-mail. (email@example.com) You will be sent a text or e-mail receipt for the deposit. Final payment is made at the start of the trip with a credit card or cash. A 24 hour advance reservation is recommended but not required. Discounts: We offer a 5% discount for bookings 3 days (72 hours) in advance, 5% discount for cash and a 5% discount if you drive yourself to the mountain top and back. Cancellations: The credit card company charges me 3.5% when you make the deposit and 3.5% when I refund the deposit. You will cover that costs and the balance will be refunded to you if you cancel at least 72 hours in advance. If you cancel less than 72 hours before departure time, no refund is given.