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Earthquake Park

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A designated area of Anchorage which shows the destruction caused by the 1964 earthquake.
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4306 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99517-1053
+1 907-343-4355
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Appreciated the information and the walk but watch out for bicycles. They have the right of way not the pedestrian!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank retired27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here while on a city tour and got to walk through the trails to go see the remnants of the destruction from the 1964 earthquake. It was pretty amazing to see how much was changed by the quake and how the towns have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We had a little bit of time prior to flying out of Anchorage and decided to see the park to walk since we would be sitting a lot in a few hours. It was a nice day, the trails are paved and it explains about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chriskopar
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This park was recommended to us by more than one person saying it offered a good view of downtown Anchorage across Cook’s Inlet while providing the best opportunity to possibly see moose up close and personal. Sadly, we didn’t see any in the eavily wooded...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Our last day in Anchorage brought us here to walk the trail. Half way into the hike we spotted 2 moose out by the water. As we got closer on trail they left the water and walked right in front of us so that was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Earthquake Park mixes two of my favorite things - history and walking. I heard about this park during a tour and decided to check it out myself. The park allows for self-guided touring with history placards along the way, and is also intertwined with Tony...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ph2072
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I parked at the easternmost lot off of the main road (Northern Lights Blvd, I think). That is where the storyboards are which briefly explain the impact of the 1964 quake on the area. I walked about 2 miles west to Point Woronzof, then back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gpaisie
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This forest is beautiful with many interpretive boards to explain what happened in the huge 1964 9.2 earthquake. It is also very tranquil and a good place for a walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NorthStar402170
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We arrive September 16 and be part of September 29 and in all that time we never saw Dinali because of the clouds. Walking to the viewpoint I saw at least half to 3/4 of it above the cloud line on September 27 it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank seescokid
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This gives a good overview of what went on during the 1964 earthquake, the second highest quake in recorded history.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dogs are allowed, but should remain leashed, for their own safety.