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Kincaid Park

6998 Raspberry Road, Anchorage, AK 99502
907-343-6397
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Ranked #15 of 102 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hiking Trails, Parks
Activities: Hiking, Biking
Description: This park offers 20 miles of cross-country skiing, hiking and bike trails.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Decent size area to bike, walk, or play some frisbee golf. There is also quite a bit of wildlife to see in this area

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Anchorage, Alaska
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you are at the park when the Chalet is open then take a look at History notebook that tells the history of the park when it was part of the rocket defense system. Then take a walk past all the missile huts and walk on the cement pads where the tracks for the missiles lead into the storage area.... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We spend a couple hours at this park before leaving Alaska, very nice park! Lots of activities for the whole family. We saw eagles flying over a little lake. Beautiful!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the place in Anchorage to seek out animals. We saw a mama moose and baby on one trip, and a young moose ran across the road. Other trips, we didn't' see anything. It's hit and miss.

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Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Kincaid park was our opportunity to have a close encounter on the Moose kind. We were told that the chance of finding Moose wild in the park was about 90% and we were not disappointed. We were prepared for a 6-7 mile walk and we were lucky enough to see bull Moose at very close quarters ( it walked calmly... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The park is famous for its trail and the flora and fauna. A resting place for seniors and playing place for children. A walk around is worth.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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169 reviews 169 reviews
37 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our B&B proprietor suggested that we visit the park in the evening to see wild moose; she was right. After less than a half hour in the park we happened upon an adolescent and mother moose in a clearing about 100 feet from the road. Great photo opportunity.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Kincaid Park is only about a 20 minute drive from downtown Anchorage. The park has a lot of trails for hiking, walking, biking and skiing. The landscape is absolutely beautiful.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Beautiful park that makes you forget you are in the city. Even saw a moose meandering along one of the paths.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

yes we went a few times and finally lucked out and saw a variety of moose, mom and calf as well as a bull on way out of park. likewise saw one while walking and turned away

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