Palmer, AK


Located only 45 minutes from Anchorage, we're going to take you deep into the Alaskan wilderness where you will see and experience things that you will never forget. Thrilling wildlife encounters are common and the splendor of the mighty Knik Glacier will leave you speechless. The trails will challenge even the best riders as the conditions are ever-changing and unique to the area. Our knowledgeable local guides will make sure even first-time riders are pros by the end of the adventure. We offer three main tours: the 2-hour Express Tour, the 4-hour Wilderness Tour, and the full-day Glacier Adventure Tour that runs 7-9 hours depending on conditions. Enjoy lots of water crossings, varied terrain and spectacular views on all tours. The longer tours get much deeper into the valley and see more cool things like canyons and glaciers. The Glacier Adventure Tour comes with lunch and hot beverages on the moraine. We also offer custom tours, private tours and overnight tours (imagine waking up next to the Knik Glacier). Our goal is to give you an interactive, truly Alaskan experience that you will never forget.


Ride Type: Off-Road
Vehicle Types: ATV, General

We meet you at the trailhead parking lot so the fun can begin right away! You'll head to the Knik River Public Use Area in Palmer, Alaska and we'll be waiting for you.

Seasonality: Summer

Knik Glacier
Hatcher Pass
Bodenberg Butte
The Reindeer Farm
The Musk Ox Farm


1-(888) 404-3686

11751 S Back Home Dr
Palmer, AK
99645 United States


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ALASKA GLACIER EXPERIENCE – 11751 S Back Home Dr , Palmer, AK 99645
United States


"We can’t thank Eric enough for one of the most amazing and unforgettable days of our lives. I was nervous about booking this full day tour for our family of 4 during the offseason and it turned out to be the highlight of our trip-I will never forget the laughs and squeal of delight coming from the backseat from our daughters' ages 8 and 12. We were blessed with a gorgeous and sunny fall day. We saw eagles, salmon, moose, and sheep and our delicious lunch at the Knik glacier by the fire was one of the best dining experiences of my life. Eric is a fantastic and knowledgeable guide. He provides a helmet, gloves, goggles, and face cover. Having waterproof clothing is a must-not knowing what to expect I was surprised by how wet we got. It was awesome. Don’t hesitate-book this tour-you will not regret it."

– Joanna B.

"I've been coming to Alaska for years for work and vacation and by far my ATV trip was the BEST experience I've had. Two years ago I spent $2,000 staying in Denali Park and this experience was better. Why? First, the scenery is breathtaking. Glaciers, mountains, streams, wildlife and away from the tourists. You get to ATV for four hours and see so much of the countryside. We rode through rivers, across ice paths, up hills, and at all speeds. Second, the owner and tour operator is just a fantastic person. I felt like I was ATV’ing with a friend. A GREAT time. Best money I have spent in Alaska."

– Chad A.