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Nice Small Shell Midden

I had read previous reviews and believe some of those writers do not know what a shell midden is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dj M
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Anchorage, Alaska
A quick walk in the woods, but history still!

There wasn't really much to see, created by the native americans, it was mostly a grown-over grassy... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Robyn M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read previous reviews and believe some of those writers do not know what a shell midden is. This was an almost round midden surrounding a small park. Nice.

Thank dj M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

There wasn't really much to see, created by the native americans, it was mostly a grown-over grassy hill with benches, but for those like my husband, still interesting to see and walk into!

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We walked through the shell mounds and read ever board in less than 10 minutes. Take bug spray!!! Lots of mosquitos and more bugs than anywhere else on the island.

1  Thank Joslyn J
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The park is a nice peaceful space to visit. There are many benches to sit on and the trails there are short. There isn’t much information there however and trails are short so if you are wanting hiking or a history lesson, this isn’t the...More

Thank sandy152018
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

It was a nice walk. Great for dogs also. Benches are every where for those who need to sit for a while.

Thank sandiw08
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We stopped here expecting to see the remains of the shell mounds or at least some artifacts of historical significance. The only thing we saw were some benches around an area and a few local birds. Not worth the time to stop.

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 April 2018

While biking around the island we stopped and enjoyed the amazing Live Oak Trees and a short sit on the well positions benches.

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Wandering along the shell mound area feeling the ancient history we notice some blue herons over by the bay nearby. One flew then, one more and we watched as 6 or 7 graceful herons lifted off and flew overhead.

Thank doloresg54
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This has a most interesting history. I was fortunate to be with a local historian and biologist so I understand the history of the site. More signage would help the casual visitor. The numerous birds as well as the live oaks and the availability of...More

Thank rrhone8
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The live oaks are really pretty here. This is a small interesting historical spot. There is a short walking trail.

1  Thank Daniel H
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