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Earthquake Park

4306 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99517-1053
+1 907-343-4355
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A designated area of Anchorage which shows the destruction caused by the 1964 earthquake.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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4306 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99517-1053
+1 907-343-4355
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stop by if you are close but don’t make a special effort to see it. Tiny loop with interesting billboards.

Thank optimist1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming here since the 1980's. Back then there was still lots of evidence of the destruction from the 1964 earthquake. Mother nature has taken over and not so dramatic anymore. the bike trail is great but you could start on it almost...More

Thank Adventure_Debi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this trail connected to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. It is suitable for walking, or hardcore mountain biking. A regular bike will NOT work on this trail, as the earthquake radically disturbed the earth, and it is VERY uneven. VERY back-to-nature here.

Thank atpcliff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is along the Anchorage Coastal Trail, so if you ride bikes, it is worth taking a break there, and reading the plaques about the earthquake on Good Friday in 1964.

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park was a virtual classroom studying the earthquake of 1964 when Alaska experienced the worst quake in its history. The city established a park at the site, noting the historical facts with pictures and plaques on the site. A great spot to learn about...More

Thank Mary136
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice side trip with many trails and informative signs. You could make it into a short or a long visit.

Thank Maddi A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk path was easy and had amazing views. Do take the time to enjoy the natural side of Anchorage.

Thank jettag1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wow, the history of this is mind boggling! Great little hike too. I got lots of pictures, it's crazy to think an earthquake did this!

Thank mydonna
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Informative signs about earthquake of 1964. Great trails. A lot of bike and foot traffic on the nice day. Other reviews referenced bugs. I can see how they could be really bad there. Not many on Labor Day but it is so late in the...More

Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Hard to believe this all happen. Can read all about it as you walk to the coast. Need to trim a few shrubs and trees so you can see the water.

Thank Brubet L
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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.