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Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary

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Address: 154th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99587
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+1 907-345-5014
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Popular locale for viewing waterfowl and salmon.

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US$345.00*
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Quiet...

The first thing you notice is the quiet serenity. It's a beautiful walk with lots of animals, fish and birds (including an Eagles nest) to view. We walked all through the area and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
glipham
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing you notice is the quiet serenity. It's a beautiful walk with lots of animals, fish and birds (including an Eagles nest) to view. We walked all through the area and had 2 young kids with us and we spent about 2 hours. It was time well spent and just a lovely afternoon. Stop by and enjoy the... More 

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Argyle, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good free site near Anchorage for easy walking on boardwalk with observation points. Ducks, eagles, kingfishers and greater yellow legs were our main subjects.. If I lived in the area I would visit often. A long telephoto would be helpful to have for camera.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful drive up the coastline. It wasn't on our list of things to do, but while driving home from Homer decided to stop ! So glad we did! We enjoyed the walk and looking for fish and finding a few dead fish. Poor Salmom!

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Thank btompkinson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Even though it was after the summer season had a great time with a 5 year old. The family spent time running around trying to find wild life.

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Chestertown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I spotted a moose who was eating as we were driving by so we pulled the RV in and took a nice walk here while seeing wildlife. Salmon,ducks,birds and a moose in a very accessible location.

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Thank outsidenow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice location to just get out for a little bit and not have to drive too far. It's about a one mile boardwalk path with lookouts. Its a nice spot to take in nature and not be far from civilization. It's great for kids also!

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Oakdale, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We saw a Bald Eagle and other water fowl. Very nice walk over the marshlands. Easy to park and the price is right. Fairly windy day in the inlet but the berm protected us for the most part. Nice spot to walk and enjoy nature.

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Socorro, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Scenery is always great, but if lucky will see birds and moose. We saw quite a few swans, along with ducks, muskrats.

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Thank amy T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were there in September. Didn't see any wild life, but it was a good place to stretch as we traveled from Anchorage to Seward. The boardwalks are sturdy, clean and interesting.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went on a VERY windy day in Sept. and not much there. Came back a week later when calmer and saw tons of swans. Great boadrwalk.

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