Crested Butte Dog Sledding

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There isn’t much more of a wilderness experience than being pulled by a team of dogs through the snow filled Rocky Mountains. Both kids and adults can enjoy this unique experience. There are a couple of dog-sled tour operators in the area that offer half and full day adventures you won’t soon forget. Some tours start in nearby Slate River Valley or Washington Gulch.

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Featured Dog Sled Tours

The Mushing Mutts


The Mushing Mutts is a family owned Sled Dog Racing and Touring Kennel. Experience the fun and excitement us their dog sled rides based out of Ohio City, CO near Gunnison. Choose from one or two hour adventures for the whole family. Special pricing for veterans, seniors, and under 18. Classes are offered where you can even learn to mush on your own!

Cosmic Cruisers

Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-0529Website

You probably have seen the colorfully painted truck roaming around Crested Butte or Gunnison with dog heads poking out of the sides. These amazing athletic dogs will take you over 11,000 feet into the remote wilderness near Crested Butte. Their base camp is conveniently located up Washington Gulch Road. Partial tours or all day tours are available.

Lucky Cat Dog Farm

900 Country Road 13, Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-1636WebsiteMap

Want a small taste of what mushers deal with on the Iditarod Trail, or maybe want to tag along for a viewing experience of Gunnison Country, then this once in a lifetime experience is waiting for you. Kids and adults will be towed in a large sled by friendly Alaskan husky dogs, traversing some of the most pristine areas of the Gunnison County.

Featured Vacation Rentals

Academy Place
  • 6 Brand New Luxury Cottages
  • Personal Concierge Team
  • Pet-Friendly Rentals
  • Nestled in Downtown Crested Butte

5th & Whiterock Ave • (970) 349-5780

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Crested Butte’s newest boutique hotel style lodging at Academy Place guarantees that you’ll have a welcoming and relaxing place to stay. The professional concierge team is ready to assist you with reservations, activities bookings, grocery delivery and much more! Full property buyouts are also available for weddings, reunions, and corporate events. Bundle cottages together for extended families and those traveling together.