There were not very many birds when we chose to go, but the drive and the walk were gorgeous. We did end up seeing a moose.
Although this sanctuary isn't that big, it is beautiful. We have visited several times, and each was individually wonderful. In the summer the pond ripples and you can see all of the birds interacting with the flora. In the winter, the pond is frozen and their are ice skaters and animals alike enjoying the marsh.
This sanctuary is the default place to go when visiting Anchorage, Alaska for waterfowl and other wild birds. It is very convenient for a stop off right along the New Seward Highway. Is has an adjacent boardwalk with educational signage and easy access for everybody. Salmon spawn in the drainage creek and there are mammals as well. The background view... More
Even though the birds except for trumpeter swans had migrated it was nice to walk the wooden plank walk way. Starting in early May to mid September will afford birding. I especially loved the kiosks along the way that gives information about the flora, fauna and history of this area
I visited in mid-October and did not see any birds. However, it is a pleasant place to stop and look around. There are bird viewers for enthusiasts.
Stopped by Potter's Marsh on a 907 Tours city tour. Great place to take in a bit of the estuary - we encountered a moose laying down at the end of one of the walkway ramps and numerous wildlife in the water and surrounding area. Nice place to visit.
Beautiful spot, liked everything about it. The trail system they have set up is great for viewing and photos.
first time went in early afternoon, saw all kinds of different birds; went back early next morning (about 7 a.m.) and saw a big moose right next to parking lot, just eating away; he just looked at us like he was thinking "oh just some more tourist", went on eating and then left. if i ever get back up that... More
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