Gold Dredge Number 8 Fairbanks AM
Your adventure at Gold Dredge #8 begins with a ride on a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad through the gold fields of Interior Alaska. Before you board the train, enjoy a close up view of the TransAlaska pipeline and information displays about the pipeline. Aboard the train the conductor and local miners provide lively commentary about the history of mining in Alaska. The short train rides takes you to Gold Dredge #8 where you will see firsthand how the dredge worked the gold fields. Once the train arrives at the camp you will receive a poke sack filled with pay dirt, and get a chance to pan for gold. You will find gold - they guarantee it! After you pan for gold, explore the dredge and feel the history come alive.
Please note, there is no transportation to and from Gold Dredge #8. You must have your own means of transport to book this tour, for example a rental car. Gold Dredge #8 is located at 1803 Old Steese Highway North, about 7 miles north of Fairbanks.
What To Wear
Due to unpredictable Alaskan weather, we advise dressing in layers, which will allow you to stay warm and dry as the outdoor environment changes. For this event, please also bring comfortable walking shoes and a jacket that can shield you from light wind or rain.
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Length: 2 Hours
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Payment and Cancellation Policy
A deposit equal to 30% of services reserved is due at the time of booking, with the balance due 45 days prior to your first day of travel. The following change and cancellation fees apply. Between 45 to 31 days prior to your first day of travel a 10% cancel/change fee will apply. Between 30 to 15 days prior to your first day of travel a 50% cancel/change fee will apply. Within 14 days of travel, your package is non-refundable and non-changeable. Because we cannot make exceptions to our cancellation or change policies for any reason, including family and medical emergencies, we STRONGLY encourage you to purchase travel insurance.