Large Animal Research Station

Currently Closed
  • Address: 2220 Yankovich Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709, United States
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9074745724
  • Ticket Price: 10 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Farm

Large Animal Research Station - Review

Locally known as LARS or the Muskox Farm, the centre is managed by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, which established it in 1970 for the purposes of nutritional, physiological and behavioral research. Now, it also includes reindeer, caribou, and moose colonies. While all visitors can get a glimpse of the animals for free from the parking lot, you need to pay for tours that will take you in the animal's lives and significance (and also let you get up close with the newborn calves).

Large Animal Research Station Information

  • Reservations are recommended in case of large groups.

Large Animal Research Station Ticket Prices

  • USD 9  for military and seniors (>65)
  • USD 6 for students
  • Free for under 5 years

Large Animal Research Station Opening and Closing Hours

  • Tours start at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and last about 90 minutes each
  • Gate and picnic areas are open on all days, June - August, except Sunday and Monday

How To reach Large Animal Research Station by Public Transport

  • By car

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Fairbanks before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Fairbanks and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Large Animal Research Station

  • Large Animal Research Station Address: 2220 Yankovich Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709, United States
  • Large Animal Research Station Contact Number: +1-9074745724
  • Large Animal Research Station Timing: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Large Animal Research Station Price: 10 USD
  • Time required to visit Large Animal Research Station: 02:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Large Animal Research Station using our free Fairbanks Trip Planner
  • Explore Fairbanks itineraries created by fellow travellers
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Large Animal Research Station

  • 51.75% of people who visit Fairbanks include Large Animal Research Station in their plan

  • 36.15% of people start their Large Animal Research Station visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Large Animal Research Station

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Large Animal Research Station

People normally club together Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center and Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge while planning their visit to Large Animal Research Station.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Large Animal Research Station Map

Enable Map

Large Animal Research Station Trips

Large Animal Research Station, Fairbanks Reviews

Google+
  • Beautiful place with amazing animals. The tour guides are fun and informative. Great location to pack a lunch, enjoy the well-groomed outdoor picnic area, and join a 1-hour tour to see and learn all about baby Muskoxen and Reindeer!

  • Excellent educational tour led by Matthew. This is a great stop for those who want to see and learn about musk ox, carboy, and reindeer. Well done UAF!

  • Cool place, I probably never would have had the chance to see a live musk ox in my life if it weren't for this place. They sell the musk-ox wool and garments made from the wool. They also gave education speeches about reindeer and caribou and the genetic variants.

  • You pay $10 a person to look at two pens, which may or may not have musk ox and reindeer close enough to see. You won't get to see the other fields with animals in them. Plus they're only open for 3 months of the year, and then only Wednesday through Sunday. It's basically just a place to rip off tourists. Save your money and go see the reindeer at the Santa Claus House FOR FREE. Or if you're down south in Anchorage visit the Musk Ox farm in Palmer, which will give you a better value.

  • Prehistoric Musk Oxen& Reindeer

Read all reviews

All Questions

Large animal research station
    Simply click on Ask a Question to add question

Find places near Large Animal Research Station, Fairbanks

  • Wells Fargo ATM 733 Yukon Dr
    2.886 km away
  • ATM 741 Yukon Dr
    2.879 km away
  • ATM 1735 Farmers Loop Rd
    2.317 km away
View On Map
  • Double Eagle Restaurant 1735 Farmers Loop Rd
    2.285 km away
  • UAF Wood Center Pub 811 Yukon Dr
    2.781 km away
View On Map
  • UAF Shuttle - Arctic Health Building Yukon Dr
    2.464 km away
View On Map
  • A-1 Yankovich Inn 2268 Yankovich Rd
    0.337 km away
View On Map
Show More