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Address: 1900 Hillcrest Drive, Access at 1909 Spenard Rd., 600 W 17th Ave., 201 E 16th Ave., 800 E 20th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501
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Easy, Scenic Walk

Chester Creek Trail stretches 4 miles east-west across Anchorage from the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail at Westchester Lagoon to Goose Lake. We walked about 1.5 miles of it on a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Chester Creek Trail stretches 4 miles east-west across Anchorage from the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail at Westchester Lagoon to Goose Lake. We walked about 1.5 miles of it on a Saturday afternoon, from Valley of the Moon Park on W. 17th Avenue (parking) to the connection with the Knowles Trail. The surface was paved and relatively flat and level. This... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

We did not want to walk the trail. We only wanted a nice place to sit and enjoy the sound of the birds and water running, and that's exactly what we did. We parked our car and walked into the forest about a minute or so and found the creek with a bench on the side, PERFECT! Just make sure... More 

1 Thank SAAD_and_FATIMA
Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Whether you go to Big Lake for boating or 7 mile canoe trail or camp at any of the four campgrounds in the area, you will enjoy the great beauty of Alaska in Nancy Lakes.

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Mount Dora, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2013 via mobile

Bring insect repellent . We started at Westchester lagoon and walked away from Tony Knowles coastal trail. It is a beautiful walk. Very nice until mile three, after that it is more lowland and the insects are fierce. No problem on a bike but impossible for walking. There was no sign of homeless encampments. I would do this walk again.... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

There are many homeless camps along this particular greenbelt. I do not feel safe accessing it solo. There's a muni law that says no camping in public places, but they allow this.

1 Thank AK_travelerAnchorage

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