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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

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

Thank chriskopar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 12 October 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

Thank ph2072
Reviewed 1 October 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

Thank gpaisie
Reviewed 29 September 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.

Thank NorthStar402170
Reviewed 28 September 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

Thank seescokid
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We saw a video about this before we visited. Might not be that interesting without that context, but it's really quite a story. We hear a lot about people who lose their homes from natural disaster but these people lost their homes and their land.

Thank DaveMinneapolis
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We went there on the trolley tour. Very interesting and amazing site to see. The ride there was very informative and interesting.

Thank John C
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Torey S
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed, but should remain leashed, for their own safety.