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Things to Do in Palmer Alaska

Whether it’s gentle and easy for beginners or quick paced for the advanced thrill seeker, you’ll ride through enchanting forested trails traveled by moose, bears, lynx, coyotes, migrating birds, hawks and eagles! Expand your adventure with a half or full day of riding along the Knik River. Our guides and horses are experienced for deep woods and mountain high adventures… as well as the most gentle and memorable children’s activities and parties. When winter arrives with snow, that’s when trail riding can be at its best.

Phone: 907-229-4445

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Come Play! Alaska’s Backyard Is waiting for You!

The last frontier is the perfect place to play, and Alaska Toy rental is your first stop to all the winter fun. Located in the heart of Palmer Alaska, we offer convenience, great prices, and a variety of sleds to get you out in the snow. Whether you plan to stay on the trails with our trail sleds, or do a bit more with our mountain machines, Alaska Toy rental will not only help you find the right sled for your special trip, but we also offer a variety of trailers to help you get to your destinations safely. We have enclosed trailers and flat beds for your travels. Alaska toy rental is a family owned and operated shop with a friendly attitude to get you out of the office and into the snow as soon as possible. You will experience a “winter wonderland” of unparalleled beauty just waiting to be discovered by you. We are close to the glacier which makes for an amazing trip on your machine. You are able to get close and personal with one of Alaska’s most majestic and unique natural occurrences. Regardless of how short or long your trip plans to be in our large state, we look forward to helping you make lasting beautiful memories for you to cherish for a lifetime.


Alaska Toy Rentals
1855 S Chugach St
Palmer, Alaska 99645

Phone: (907) 775-1880


Want to see the true magnificence of Alaska’s natural beauty?

Let Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours take you on a tour that only locals with serious experience could dream up!


3901 S Lindsey Cir, Palmer, AK 99645

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With everything there is to do at the Extreme Fun Center, there’s no place better to host your party. Whether it’s for your birthday, a school event, your youth group, or your company meeting, we have so much to offer in our parties. Ride the bumper cars, adventure in the laser maze, go mini-bowling, hit up the arcade, get into laser tag, or speed onto the track. All of these great options are available to you 365 days of the year.

The BEST place to stop FIRST is at the Palmer Visitor Center in downtown Palmer. They have brochures and information on everything of interest in this area. You can also write or call for information on the Palmer area, to be organized before you arrive.

PO Box 45, Palmer, AK. 99645.

Fax: 907-746-4164

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We have a reindeer farm in the heart of our agricultural part of Palmer, 10 minutes from here. You can call them for a tour reservation at 907-745-4000. It rests at the base of Bodenburg butte, only 800 ft elevation and is a great little hike for taking in a view worth the climb!

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Only 10 minutes away you can see the majestic musk ox of Alaska. Click on their link to see more info, tour hours and rates.

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Take the 15 minute drive up to Hatcher Pass to take in the view from a popular snowboarding location here in the valley. Click on the link above to see a map and read more about this historic site approx 8 miles from here. There is a day use parking fee and a separate tour fee. The visitor center is closed during the winter.

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From Palmer, drive Northeast on the Glenn Hwy to see Matanuska Glacier. It is at mile 102, approx 60 miles from here. Every mile of the drive is picturesque and well worth the trip. You will follow the Matanuska river and usually see plenty of moose along the way.

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Enjoy a flightseeing tour of Mt. McKinley out of beautiful Talkeenta, approx 70 minutes north of here.

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Visiting Alaska is about meeting incredible people and exploring diverse destinations. Alaska is so big with such a wide variety of things to do and see it would be impossible to name them all.

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If you need catering services, CaterAlaska is a professional, affordable business with a great reputation that can make any event a success!

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Alaska’s Healing Hearts year-round nationwide outdoor programs include hunting, fishing, and other outdoor recreational programs for our nations brave wounded warriors.

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