Puddles and Paddleboards

Embark on an exhilarating journey as we take you deep into the heart of Palmer’s rugged wilderness on our exclusive “Puddles and Paddleboards” ATV excursion. Prepare for the thrill of a lifetime as you step into the driver’s seat of our top-of-the-line CanAm Maverick X3, renowned for its power, agility, and unrivaled performance. With its cutting-edge technology and superior suspension, every twist and turn becomes a seamless adventure.

With an expert guide leading the way, you’ll traverse winding trails and conquer more challenging terrain, immersing yourself in Alaska’s backcountry. Feel the rush as you navigate through trees and rocky paths, each moment offering a new discovery and a chance to connect with nature in its purest form.

*ATV drivers are required to have prior experience operating an ATV

**Side by side drivers do NOT need prior experience

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. Our ultimate destination? The shores of Jim Lake. Surrounded by majestic mountains, this tranquil oasis is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Upon arrival, we’ll trade our ATVs for paddleboards, ready to explore the serene waters of Jim Lake up close and personal. Glide effortlessly across the glassy surface, soaking in the peaceful ambiance and marveling at the stunning vistas.

Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of native wildlife, from majestic bald eagles soaring overhead to elusive moose grazing along the shoreline. With its crystal-clear waters and pristine surroundings, Jim Lake offers a rare glimpse into the unspoiled beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.

After paddleboarding, we’ll gather our gear and bid farewell to Jim Lake. But the memories of this unforgettable adventure will linger long after we’ve returned, serving as a testament to the magic of Alaska’s backcountry and the thrill of exploration.

Join us on the “Puddles and Paddleboards” ATV tour and experience the wild side of Alaska like never before. With Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours, every twist and turn promises a new adventure and a chance to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Tour Includes:

Guide gratuities are NOT included in the tour price.

Clients will be met at our Palmer tour office by our guide staff upon arrival. Clients will then be outfitted with a helmets, goggles, dusk mask, gloves, boots and rain gear (if needed). Once clients have signed a standard liability release form, we will begin the safety briefing.

Check in Time & Location:

We will provide a safety briefing and orientation to ATV’s. Topics covered will be proper operation of the ATV, general safety information, what to expect while on the tour route, procedures for possible wildlife encounters, and information on proper ATV riding techniques.

It is not necessary that clients have previous ATV experience prior to participating in one of our tours. Riding an ATV, as a general rule can be more challenging than driving a car because it requires coordinated physical input such as leaning and moving on the seat to assist the ATV in turning. Drivers need to be prepared to heed the advice of their guide and use their body to be actively involved with the steering and driving of the ATV for proper operation. Please note that the maximum amount of weight an ATV can accommodate is a total of 300 pounds. Also, due to the manufacturers warnings all participants must be at least 16 years old to operate the ATV.

Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are highly recommended. If booking by phone, a credit card is required to confirm and hold your reservation at time of booking. Payment is due upon check-in at our office prior to tour departure and may be handled with cash, check, Visa, M/C American Express or Discover Cards. You have up to 30 days before your tour date to cancel with no penalty to you.

Note: Clients are financially responsible for physical damage they may cause to the ATV due to careless, negligent, or accidental operation).C

Round trip transportation between Anchorage and our Palmer office is available for an additional $100 per person, (minimum of 2).

Please call our office for pickup times and additional transfer information.