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1824 W 15th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
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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
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Great for quick scenic walk downtown with lovely views of mountains and mudflats; even saw cranes and eagle.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank liscam722
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We like to ride our bikes to this location and then enjoy a Reindeer sausage at the local vendor stationed there. It can be windy even on hot days but allows for access to a playground, biking & walking path, the inlet and a lagoon....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vreneeduncan
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Great for a brisk walk, there were also many cyclists and joggers. There were many different varieties of waterfowl along the way.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shelah F
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views. Nice benches close to the water. Bring a picnic and soak in the scenery. Nice kids park.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank optimist1
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place to walk, jog, bike or walk your dog. We walked the Tony Knowles Trail from downtown to this location. I loved the electronic sign that recorded how many bicyclists went by each day, month and year to date. At this point...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Utah-Indy
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We live within a block of the lagoon and walk to Westchester Lagoon just about daily. It is pretty easy to get to from downtown via bicycle or on foot via the Coastal Trail; it is about 30 minutes from downtown on foot. This is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Go here to see bald eagles close up! I saw one as soon as I stepped onto the boardwalk, seconds after arriving! It flew over about thirty feet above me, holding a fish in its talons and being chased by seagulls! My family and I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank travelinfam25
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Stopped by for an afternoon stroll to kill a little time before an appointment. It was sunny and the birds were everywhere. Actually, there is alot of Canadian droppings (along with the geese) on the paths. But what I found interesting was the wall of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Elsie S
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