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Earthquake Park: Tours & Tickets

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Open today: 06:00 - 23:00
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A designated area of Anchorage which shows the destruction caused by the 1964 earthquake.
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 23:00
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4306 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99517-1053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Earthquake Park after an Alaskan cruise. We had several hours in Anchorage before our flight and this was one of the places we wanted to see. There was a major earthquake in 1964 and at this park you can see where the landscape...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Betsy O
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't really grasp how devastating the 1964 earthquake was until you see how dramatically the land dropped off. A walk through this park really gives you a feel for how powerful a force was unleashed upon Anchorage.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nukester1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a peaceful place to visit and to read all the information available on boards explain what happened and when.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 25beaver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a walk along the path and learning a bit about the history from the informational stations. Not really highly recommended, though. Could just be me but it was a basic walk near the water.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank snaphu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Earthquake park had a nice story behind it. The information provided at the park regarding the earthquake was very good and interesting, its a nice spot and good place to take pictures.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank chait1788
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on my trolley tour. I didn’t walk through the park but it looked very interesting. Our tour guide gave a first hand account of the event, very educational.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank luvtotravel0330
Reviewed 11 September 2019

The displays tell the amazing story of the earthquake, but your own eyes can observe the landscape and see how it was changed in an instant. Now, the park is right on the water with bikers, runners...and bears, in our case. A very pretty place...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Nice paved trail (accessible) with signs along the walk, at the end is an interesting display about the huge 1964 earthquake and tsunami that followed. Imagine a 40 ft wave that's covered in oil and on FIRE! swooshing into town.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mommagNC
Reviewed 4 September 2019

This was a very educational experience. Not only did you get the exercise of walking the trails, you learned by reading the posted plaques a long your journey.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mustangjeanne
Reviewed 2 September 2019

Good place to visit. Self-guided tour explaining the earthquake that took place. It shows it's affect on surrounding areas including Seward. It is a short, 5 minute walk to the view the informational markers. You can actually view how far the ground shifted. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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