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Address: 3038 Widgeon Ln, Anchorage, AK 99508-4617

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its a nice park for the kiddos

I came here with my niece and she loved it as there were some ducklings nearby. I felt a bit unsafe at times but it is a goodplace with a group of friends.

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Rosie J
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Urubamba, Peru
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Urubamba, Peru
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I came here with my niece and she loved it as there were some ducklings nearby. I felt a bit unsafe at times but it is a goodplace with a group of friends.

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Indy
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

While checking out Anchorage I decided I wanted to visit at least one of the "beach" areas of the city to see what they were like. We drove to this beach on a lake and I was surprised that it was fairly busy. It was late June and the weather was really nice that year. They have a roped off... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I thought I would go swimming here. When I arrived, I found the shore and the swimming area dirty. Yuk. There is a nice picnic area, though (away from the lake, to the left at the end of the parking lot).

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Thank AKcabingirlA
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The lake itself is pretty dirty. Kids didn't seem to mind the grossness, but as a self-respecting adult, I have no desire to get in that water. The best part about it is that if you hang around long enough, there is usually an ice cream truck that sells soft serve that comes around on hot days.

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Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I wanted to go swimming in a natural body of water with my son when we visited Anchorage. The weather was abnormally very warm so we took a cab Goose Like. I'm glad I did. My 11 year old son had a great time in water and played with the other kids. I mostly just laid in the sun. There... More 

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Thank OliviaKort
Anchorage, Alaska
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Goose lake is tucked away between Northern Lights Bld and UAA. when the lake is frozen you can xcountry ski or walk around. a great place for a photo op with the mountains right behind you in the distance. a nice Family swimming area in the summer.

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Thank Lisa S
Eagle River, Alaska
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433 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We went to Goose Lake on a warm sunny day and enjoyed seeing so many people playing in the water, BBQing on shore and just lazing in the sun. Easy to find and so enjoyable.

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Thank AlaskaMomofTwo
Palmer, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Great wilderness oasis in Anchorage for swimming, sunbathing on warm, sunny days sandy beach on north shore. A bike trail wraps around the east side of the lake and links you to University of Alaska Anchorage Campus to the south.

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Thank LynnGary907
Anchorage, Alaska
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

I've taken my kids swimming a few times this summer and had a great time every time. It is clean and have lifeguards on duty. We have never had any issues with leeches or swimmers itch.

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Reviewed 21 June 2013

Is there alot of leeches there? I would like to know so that I can take my kids there. Feed back please. Thank you

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