Crested Butte Colorado Dog Sledding, Dog Sled Tours

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Dog Sledding

Get a taste for life on the Iditarod Trail with a Crested Butte dog sled tour that follows beautiful trails in the Gunnison National Forest.

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  • Tours depart daily in winter, depending on weather and conditions.
  • Sleds usually carry two guests and an experienced musher acting as your tour guide.
  • Trips vary in length from two hours to half and full-day trips.


Crested Butte has several reputable dog-sled tour operators. Experienced mushers will guide you and your sled team through scenic Colorado wilderness. It's an activity enjoyed by both young and old alike.

Where to go dog sledding

Dog sled trips usually start on private land, then weave there way into the Gunnison National Forest. The National Forest is home to many trails suitable for dog sledding. Call the Crested Butte dog sledding tour operators about conditions and trail options when planning your trip.

Guided Tours

Tours leave regularly in the peak winter season, weather and conditions dependent. Tours last from two hours to half and full-day adventures.

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