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“Love the atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Hood Harbor

Lake Hood Harbor
185 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502
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Ranked #21 of 87 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Owner description: With Lake Spenard, to which it is joined by canals, Lake Hood is considered to be the largest floatplane harbor in the world.
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
62 attraction reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
“Love the atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

If you are into aviation you must soak this up. Float plane heaven and a relaxing time watching the activity. Also see the small museum

Visited June 2013
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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
“Floatplane lover's paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

If you're a fan of floatplanes, this is the best place in the world to see them in action. From June through September you can see a steady stream of floatplanes, from J-3 Cubs to DeHavilland Otters, arriving and departing from the busiest seaplane base on Earth.

Visited May 2013
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Anchorage, Alaska
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“plane landings are fun to watch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

May be small itchy creachers in the water but young mothers with toddlers love to go there. Geese go through once in a while from the looks of the sand and grass.

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Vancouver, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great place to watch small airplanes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

If you are looking for some place to take pictures of floatplanes taking off and landing during the summer, this is the place.

Visited September 2012
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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lake Hood great if you like loud planes!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Fun to watch the planes take off and land, but it's pretty loud. No real place to hang out - parking is limited and there is no place to sit.

Visited September 2012
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