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Earthquake Park

Earthquake Park

Free admission
4306 West Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, 99517

The basics

To understand the magnitude of the Great Alaskan Earthquake, a trip to Earthquake Park is a must. An interpretive trail winds through the park with signs pointing out the effects of the earthquake, as well as Anchorage's history before and after the quake. A visit to Earthquake Park is the highlight of the Anchorage Trolley Tour and a visit to the park is included in most city sightseeing tours.

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Things to know before you go

  • A must-see for first-time visitors to Anchorage.
  • Bring plenty of layers, the wind off the water can get quite blustery.
  • Don’t forget bug spray during the summer months.
  • Earthquake Park has both paved and dirt trails so options exist for wheelchairs and strollers.
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How to get there

Earthquake Park is located west of downtown Anchorage, near Lake Hood and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Parking is available just off of West Northern Lights Boulevard, and the park is also easily reached by bike via the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

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When to get there

Earthquake Park is worth a visit at any time of year. Expect mosquitos during the summer months and enjoy solitude and the occasional moose sighting during the winter months. The park is also a great place to catch the sunset and enjoy panoramic views of downtown Anchorage and the surrounding mountains.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the nearest attractions to Earthquake Park?
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Attractions near Earthquake Park:
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What else should I know about attractions in Anchorage?
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As well as visiting the Earthquake Park, check out these trip ideas to make the most of your visit: