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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lagoon is actually 2 artificial lakes with man-made islands and is very popular with the locals for walking and kayaking. It is also a bird sanctuary with heaps of different wildlife.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brissy2
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is a great place to sit and relax. There are plenty of benches to sit and watch the water fowl - or people watch, as this is right along the coastal trail were people walk, run, bike, etc. Also, has large new playground and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

People bike, walk, and run along the path here. You can also see a lots of nesting birds in the spring and summer- gulls, terns, grebes, etc. There are also benches where you can rest and take in the view.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CJ B
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Stopped by Westchester lagoon while taking a Segway tour from downtown. Cruised the Coastal trail from downtown Anchorage and back.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JerseyDevil
Reviewed March 31, 2019

People were skating & playing hockey when we walked by. The trails go past here & outhouses are available.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank outsidenow
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Westchester lagoon is a great place to come in any season if you want to get some Alaska scenery pictures. Its also apparently a special place for birders to spot different species that feed and mate nearby. In the winter, the city maintains the ice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JasonH5983
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Westchester Lagoon is one of the awesome spots in Anchorage’s great park system, and folks of all ages enjoy this scenic place throughout the entire year :)). In winter, the frozen surface is groomed for ice skating (with wood fires for warming yourself)... during the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GC404
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I enjoy this multi sport trail year round. It’s a beautiful setting of the mountains and the water. I walk, xc ski and bike this trail.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cocokayak
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Several specialties plus often a rare migrant added to the usual resident waterfowl and shorebirds. Connects to the Tony Knowles Trail so you can access the nearby coast just down the trail with a short hike.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IronLenny
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The walk along the lagoon is lovely in August. The grasses are tall and green, the fireweed is still in bloom and the waterfowl abound. Take time to appreciate the beauty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barb J
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