Fairbanks Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Fairbanks with our insider's guide.

Adventure Tours

Northern Alaska Tour Company. The company leads year-round half- and full-day excursions to the Arctic Circle, Barrow, and the Brooks Range...

Baseball

Alaska Goldpanners. Scores of baseball stars, including Tom Seaver and Dave Winfield, have passed through Fairbanks on their way to the major...

Bicycling

Bicyclists in Fairbanks use the paved paths from the University of Alaska campus around Farmers Loop to the Steese Highway. Another path follows...

Boating

For relaxing boating in or near Fairbanks, use Chena River access points at Nordale Road east of the city, at the Cushman and Wendell Street...

Curling

Hundreds of Fairbanksans participate each year in curling, a game in which people with brooms play a giant version of shuffleboard on ice. Curlers...

Dog Mushing

Throughout Alaska, sprint races, freight hauling, and long-distance endurance runs are held throughout the winter, with the majority running...

Fishing

Although a few fish can be caught right in town from the Chena River, the best thing for an avid fishermen to do is hop on a plane or riverboat...

Gold Panning

Gold Dredge 8. From the comfort of a narrow-gauge railroad, Gold Dredge 8 offers a two-hour tour of a seasonal mining operation. Miners demonstrate...

Golf

Chena Bend Golf Course. Several holes meander alongside the Chena River at this well-maintained army course open to civilians. The 18-hole...

Hiking

Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge has three nature trails within its 1,800 acres on the edge of Fairbanks. The longest trail is 2...

Riverboat Racing

Fairbanks Outboard Association. A summer highlight is riverboat racing sanctioned by the Fairbanks Outboard Association. These specially built...

Skiing

Cross-Country The Interior has some of the best weather and terrain in the nation for cross-country skiing, especially in late fall and early...

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