American Dog Derby

Annual Dog Sled Race

ASHTON – Each winter in the small town of Ashton, Idaho the American Dog Derby begins its annual dog sled race. This is a big event for such a small community it draws in people from all over.

This historic dog sled race that runs from Ashton, Idaho to Yellowstone Park, is an exciting experience for mushers and spectators alike. There are 5 different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete. Plan to visit beautiful Ashton for this years American Dog Derby.

Dog Derby Videos

Video footage of some finishes from previous year’s races, don’t miss the fun this winter.

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American Dog Derby, Ashton, Idaho