For a breath-taking winter dogsledding adventure, nothing compares to driving a dog team or just riding along in a dog sled. In Ely there are more sled dog trip providers than anywhere else in the world.
No experience required! Your sled dog guide has spent countless hours training their dogs all year long so that you can experience an enjoyable trip. Your sled dog guide will teach you everything you need to know for your mushing experience and you will learn how to harness the sled dog team and maneuver your very own sled.
Mush from a cozy northwoods lodge or head out on a camping trip. Enjoy the winter scenery of the lakes and trails on the back of a dogsled. Run a team of sled dogs to a remote yurt or cabin, or access remote ice-fishing lakes to experience winter solitude at its best. Enjoy dog mushing for a day or plan a week-long dogsledding adventure.
Nothing compares to the song of the dogs before they hit the trail! As the dog team gets ready to set out on your winter journey, first time mushers will catch the team’s excitement and enthusiasm as they eagerly wait to hit the trail. This unique hands-on experience is waiting for you here in Ely, the Sled Dog Capital of the World.
1557 Esterberg Road
Ely, MN 55731
Yes, you CAN experience the thrill of dog sledding! Conveniently located just five miles from Ely. Fun for all ages, small and large groups welcome; scenic north woods trails. We offer a variety of rides and trips for first timers, families, or for anyone looking for a memorable winter adventure. Come, meet our happy, friendly Alaskan huskies!
1101 Ring Rock Road
Ely, MN 55731
Now in our 36th season, Wintergreen is the north country's most experienced dogsledding center. Founded and directed by polar explorer Paul Schurke. No experience or gear needed.