Get off the Beaten Path See the Real Alaska

Join us for a tour into our lifestyle

Over 2500 fish drying on racks for dog food
  • $25 / Adults
  • $15 / Kids (7 - 12)
  • Free (6 and under)

Meet Joe Redington Jr., world renown sled dog racer and his wife Pam. They will guide you on a tour of their kennel, sharing their knowledge about dogs, equipment, sleds and strategy. They will describe their subsistence lifestyle: fishing, gardening, hunting and mushing.
Look at Dog Racing photos.
Check my dog Racing bloodlines
See sled dogs and learn about sled dog racing. Try fur clothes and learn how they are tanned and made. Dress like a musher and learn how to stay warm at 60 below zero!

Joe Redington Jr's Record

Joe and Lead dog Banjo
  • 1st Place - Fur Rendezvous World Championship
  • 2nd Place - North American Championship
  • 1st Place - Yukon River Championship
  • 3rd Place - Arctic Circle Championship
  • 3rd Place - Iditarod Trail Race

Joe Jr. has been a commercial fisherman since 1959. He has fished in the Cook Inlet, Norton Sound, Bristol Bay, Tanana and Yukon Rivers, using net and fish wheel.

puppies on the way to fish camp

Getting Here

interior map

Manley Hot Springs is located about 154 miles from Fairbanks and is accessible via the road system.

From Fairbanks take the Steese Highway North for almost 10 miles. Then take the Elliott Highway North for 51 miles, turn left on the non-paved road. From here it is 80 miles to Manley Hot Springs. We are located on Tofty road. On Tofty road turn Right. Follow the road we are about 1/2 miles and we are on the left.


artwork by Joe

One of a kind Alaskan artwork by Joe Redington Jr. His pieces are hand made with Caribou antler, Moose bones, ivory and fossilized mammoth tusks.

Each piece is unique and made with patience and love. Ask Joe to tell you the stories behind each piece of art he creates. Artwork for sale at the Manley RoadHouse and Iditarod Kennels. We ship to all locations in Alaska and the Lower 48.
More artwork photos

Traditional Eskimo Doll Collection

Eskimo dolls

Come see our extensive native doll collection. Represented is tractional doll work form Eskimo Villages around Alaska and Canada.

They are made in the tractional style using natural materials such as fur, ivory, wood, calico, fish skin, whale bone, seal skin and caribou hide. This is a collection that you to not want to miss.

Father of the Iditarod

Joe Sr and Lead dog Feets

Learn about the man who started the Last Great Race; The Iditarod.

Denali Climb

Joe Sr. and Susan Butcher on Denali summit

Slide show presentation of Joe Redington Sr. and Susan Butcher climbing Mt. McKinley (Denali) by dog team.

History of Manley Hot Springs

Manley Roadhouse

Learn some history of Manley Hot Springs. Visit the historic Manley Roadhouse and soak in the natural hot springs baths.

Joe 2005 ONAC
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Joe and Pam Redington
Po Box 32
Manley Hot Springs, AK 99756
Tel: (907) 672.3412
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