Pioneer Park

2300 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701- Map It
(907) 459-1087

AAA Editor Notes

Pioneer Park is at 2300 Airport Way. The pioneer theme park offers four museums; the Kitty Hensley and Wickersham houses, two restored early 20th-century dwellings; the renovated S.S. Nenana, one of the largest wooden sternwheelers ever constructed; Red & Roela's Carousel; and a train that travels and offers unique views of the park. Such activities as miniature golf are provided; bocce courts as well as horseshoe and volleyball areas also are on the premises. A revue show at The Palace Theatre and The Big Stampede show at Pioneer Hall also are offered. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Park free. Train ride $2; $1 (ages 4-13). Palace Theater show $19.95; $9 (ages 4-13). Big Stampede show $4; $2 (ages 6-16). Carousel $3. Train $2; $1 (ages 0-12). A small fee is applicable at several of the attractions and museums.
Hours: Park open daily 24 hours, year-round. Vendors open noon-8, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Train trips depart every 15 minutes noon-4 and 5-7:45. Palace Theater show nightly at 8:15. Theater show is not recommended for children under 13. Big Stampede shows are presented daily at 11:30, 1, 2:30 and 4.