Come Dog Sledding in the White Mountains of New England

We offer year-round dog sledding adventures. All of our dog sledding experiences are designed to be hands on to the comfort level of the guests. Participants ages 2 and up are given the opportunity to meet and greet our sled dogs (many of which are rescue and second chance), help harness and hitch their team and even help drive the sled (at musher discretion for guests and dog safety)! As always, the proceeds generated from our tours help cover the expenses involved in taking in these incredible canine athletes and providing them with a home and job for life.

Some of Our Popular Winter Dog sledding Tours in New Hampshire

2 Hour Dog Sled in Jefferson NH

This introductory dog sledding experience is perfect for those looking to ease their way into the wonderful world of dog sledding.

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3 Hour Dog Sledding Jefferson NH

This dog sledding tour – while still perfect for beginners – offers our more adventurous guests increased “ride time” on nearby scenic trails.

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Mid-week & Seasonal Specials

We always have some great deals on at Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel, click here to learn more about our seasonal specials and promotions !

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Winter dog sledding in
Jefferson New Hampshire

Learn more about Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel & Dog Sledding in New Hampshire

Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel and Raft NH have a unique structure and are different than your typical adventure tourism outfitter. Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel (aka Muddy Paw, aka our “winter persona”) was established as a touring kennel in 2007. Since its inception, Muddy Paw has grown year after year and is currently home to over 100 sled dogs, many of which are rescue and second chance. To generate the revenue required to provide the high level of care these amazing athletes receive, Muddy Paw conducts year round recreational dog sledding tours that range in duration from 2-50 miles. The dog sledding adventures we offer are designed to be educational and hands on to the comfort level of our guests. During the winter season our mushers use traditional sleds. During the snowless seasons our mushers use rolling dog sleds (which are specially designed for comfort and safety). While we are a touring kennel and do not participate in racing, we do enjoy following local racing kennels and their adventures.

In the summer of 2010, Raft NH (our “summer persona”) was started to further support the sled dogs during the warmer, snowless months. Establishing Raft NH also enabled us to provide year-round guiding opportunities for our mushers (if you have joined us in the winter you may see a familiar face or two)! The owner, Neil, is a third generation, licensed Maine guide who has been hitting the rapids since he was child. One of his greatest passions is training all our guides to same high standards he has practiced for nearly 20 years. Raft NH currently offers mild Class II to wild Class IV rafting adventures for those ages 6+. Every year our guests express interest in joining us on new and exciting adventures; for the summer 2015 season we will be conducting moose tours and sunset pontoon boat tours.

In 2013 we formed the NH Sled Dog Rescue, History and Education Center which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity that focuses on taking in rescue and second chance sled dogs, providing education to the public about northern breed dogs, preserving NH’s rich dog sledding history and finding furrever homes for the sled dogs in our adoption program.

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Join Us In The Summertime Too! Learn More About Our Whitewater Rafting And Rolling Dog Sled Rides!