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“Beautiful scenery”
Review of Lake Spenard

Lake Spenard
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US$20.00*
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Anchorage Trolley Tour
Ranked #64 of 229 things to do in Anchorage
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Owner description: With Lake Hood, to which it is joined by canals, Lake Spenard is considered to be the largest floatplane harbor in the world.
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The lake is spectacular even if it happens to be a rainy day. We walked around the lakefront several times and then took a float plane to see the scenery from above.

Thank dmflord
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stopped by after a full day and had lots of fun watching the seaplanes land and take off. There is a little park that has picnic tables and benches, so you can enjoy watching the planes there. There is also a small playground for kids. Would be a fun family activity.

1  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful float plane base.

Lots of activity.

Very relaxing to watch the planes take off and land.

What a hoot watching a pickup tow a float plane around like you would see being fine with a boat most other places.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lake close to the city and full of small float planes.Unusual sight so close to airport and hotels.
All makes and configeration of float aircraft.

Thank Gunner do
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We sat on the patio of The Lakefront hotel and watched the float planes landing and taking off and there were many of them. Apparently more people own a small plane in Alaska than anywhere else and I can believe it. Its fascinating watching them all colours of the rainbow. Also from there you can watch planes taking off and landing at Anchorage Airport. If you are brave enough there are opportunities to go on a flight even over Mount Denali!

Thank Jill C
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