The Reindeer Grove was born in 1980 as the rowdy Old Tyme Saloon and still holds much of the rustic and eccentric decor of that era. The centerpiece is the Sistine Chapel of Alaska mural that adorns the ceiling of the central gathering space that was painted by a local bar partron for free beer in the 80’s. Since those early days, the property has taken on a more peaceful expression, particularly with the addition of our beautiful reindeer that grace our farmstead. There’s something for everyone in this alluring place, whether you’re hosting or attending an event, taking a tour and learning all about our reindeer and the boreal forest, or just sipping on a cup of coffee and taking in the tranquility of the property.

Meet Our Team – The Knapps

The Grove is a small, loving, intergenerational family farm. We believe in sustainability and regenerative practices to ensure the prosperity of our land for future generations.

Graham Knapp


Mindy Knapp


Arlo Knapp


Silas Knapp


Zeke Knapp


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Please call to let us know when you’re coming!





+(907) 733-6308

Mailing Address

HC 89 Box 8608

Talkeetna, AK 99676

Physical Address

15528 E. Birch Creek Blvd.

Talkeetna, AK 99676

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