Adjacent to the Hilltop Ski Area , these 18 miles of ungroomed trails wind their way into the Chugach foothills and offer a ... More
Far North Bicentennial Park
Adjacent to the Hilltop Ski Area , these 18 miles of ungroomed trails wind their way into the Chugach foothills and offer a delightful view of the city. Watch out for the very common moose and black and brown bear in this area and exercise extra caution if traveling solo. There are no rest facilities in this park. Check out the Alaska Botanical Gardens open daily, just off of the Campbell Airstrip Road.
When the "Good Friday" earthquake rocked Anchorage in March of 1964, the area that is now the park was an
affluent residential area on the bluffs above Cook Inlet. The 9.2 earthquake dropped these homes into 30 foot crevasses ...
Though small, this diamond shaped park is edged with thick hedges nearly obliterating the signs of the residential areas to
its south and the shipyard below the bluff on the north. The park offers a small playground with swings, ...
This 1915 historic site was the town's original gravesite. Upright whalebones mark, in traditional Eskimo style, some of the graves
where many well known forefathers of this state rest. Alaska's well known artist, Sydney Laurence, is buried here as ...