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Westchester Lagoon

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Address: 1824 W 15th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
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Great 4-season park

Visited in December with friends for Global Fat Bike Day and test rides. In the winter the lagoon is a great place for skating, cross country skiing, and yes fat biking. You can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
jra3
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Michigan
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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in December with friends for Global Fat Bike Day and test rides. In the winter the lagoon is a great place for skating, cross country skiing, and yes fat biking. You can also access the coastal trail nearby.

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Anaheim, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by my b&b, very pleasant nice walk along lagoon and under bridge to ocean where the mountains looked pinkish in the Alaskan light.

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Thank rebekfein
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the location I pick up the Coastal Trail when heading out on a run. Beautiful views, opportunities to see a variety of birds species and salmon, this lagoon is a beautiful place for a picnic, start your walk/run or come to skate during the winter. This area also has a great playground for kids.

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Thank Catherine T
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the prettiest places in Anchorage to walk. About 1mile from downtown. Spectacular views at sunset and sunrise

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This somewhat manicured spot has a great variety of birds that are within easy photographic range. The Knowles Trail passes alongside the water way so be careful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for my morning run. I was staying at an Airbnb close by. Great scenery on the morning with fog and ducks flying by.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Westchester Lagoon is in Margaret Eagan Sullivan Park, a lovely city park on the coast of Cook Inlet where the Tony Knowles Trail and the Chester Creek Trails intersect. A playground, disc golf, benches, food vendors and portable toilets are available. The large lagoon attracts a variety of waterfowl. Bus stop nearby at Spenard Rd. and W. 19th Ave.

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Thank CrankingChick
Anchorage, Alaska
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642 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Located on the edge of downtown and mid-town, this park provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Seen on a trolley tour, love looking at birdlife and this had plenty - unsure of variety. Beautiful outlook, plenty of parking, serene place near the highway.

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Easy access, easy walking but mind the joggers and cyclists. Close views of waders, grebes and Bald Eagles.

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