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Alaska Botanical Garden offers lessons on native plants and trees taught by their staff, brought directly to your classroom or on a field trip to the garden. Alaska Department of…

Teacher Resources for Outdoor Learning

Portable Outdoor Classroom Kits Available Anchorage educators can borrow a portable outdoor classroom kit to make it even easier to take kids outside. Kits include camp chairs, supplies, activities and…

Refuge Access at Jodhpur- YEP 2017

  MOA Funds: $24,200 State of Alaska Grant: $35,000 In 2016, a beached whale in the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge brought thousands of foot traffic down the steep Kincaid bluffs…

School Challenge Grant Park Projects

Outdoor classrooms, improved school to trail connections, and interpretive trail signage are just some of the larger projects implemented by teachers and schools dedicated to incorporating their neighborhood parks and…

Campbell Elementary School’s Wolverine Park Learning Labs

Schools on Trails has created many opportunities for students at Campbell Elementary to become active stewards of Wolverine Park. The school’s strong outdoor learning connection with the park was even…

Anchorage Teddy Bear Picnic Celebrates Inclusive Play

ANCHORAGE, AK, July 17, 2017 – Play is for everyone, Teddy Bears included! Families, community members, and their favorite stuffed animals are invited to the Anchorage Teddy Bear Picnic on…

Health on Trails

Health on Trails is an interdisciplinary coalition connecting the outdoor recreation and health sectors. Partners include the Anchorage Park Foundation, National Park Service, Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services,…

Youth Employment in Parks Builds Sustainable Beach Trail to Previous Site of Humpback Whale

June 12, 2017, Anchorage, AK – Adorned in hard hats and bright green shirts, the 20 teens who make up this summer’s Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) program are hard…

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery Bell Tower

The Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery Advisory Board and Fairview Community Council have dreamed of bringing the gift of music to the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery for over a decade. In…

Davis Park Disc Golf Course

Objective: Construct trails to tees Build tee boxes Clear fairways Install baskets Existing trail maintenance Education: Birds of Prey Land Management…

Making Anchorage a Better Place
to Live, Work & Play

The Anchorage Park Foundation facilitates park improvement projects that are driven by neighborhood initiative.

We’re a non-profit, operating outside of the Municipality of Anchorage, and are responsible & accountable to our donors' intent.