Parks and Trails

Anchorage finds its balance in being a growing city and embracing nature.

Anchorage is both an urban center and close to nature. Paved trails for biking, walking, and running connect Anchorage neighborhoods together. There are over 220 parks to enjoy and many trails to explore in the nearby Chugach State Park.


Places to explore: Don't know where to start? Try one of these parks or trails!

1) Coastal Trail: access from Kincaid Park of Westchester Lagoon

2) Chester Creek Trail: Access from Westchester Lagoon or Goose Lake Park

3) Chanshtnu Muldoon Park

4) Chugach State Park

5) Flattop Mountain Trail

6) Kincaid Park

7) Russian Jack Springs Park

8) Westchester Lagoon

Park Directory

Find a map here for all parks, playgrounds, and activities in Anchorage.

To find your neighborhood park check out the Anchorage Parks Directory.

Reserve a facility

Hosting an event or simply want to have a barbecue? Why not rent out space at your local park? Visit the Parks and Recreation online portal. Here you can also buy a swim pass, sign-up for programs, apply to get a garden plot, and more!

All this and more can be found here!