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Wellness Maps

Wellness Maps showcase the recreational opportunities around your organization and connect employees to nearby parks and trails. Each map is custom-designed with walking routes to encourage your employees to incorporate…

Outdoor School

Outdoor School is education through experience and exploration! Our mission is to cultivate lifelong stewardship of public lands in Alaska through place-based education. The Outdoor School program is a collaboration…

2022 Parks Bond – Vote YES on Prop 5!

Anchorage Parks and Recreation Capital Improvements on the Bond Vote by Mail Begins: March 15, 2022 Voting Ends: April 5, 2022 Our parks and trails have been there for us…

Whisper Faith Kovach Park

When a few community members put heads together to help find a nearby location for a dog park, they didn’t know they were sparking a community healing moment. Amanda wanted…

Anchorage Trails Wayfinding

The Trails Initiative is one of the seven areas of focus that the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation has adopted to make Anchorage the #1 city to live, work, and play…

Challenge Grantees Make Strides

Anchorage Park Foundation awarded 16 Challenge Grants this year, with the support of Rasmuson Foundation. Challenge Grants encourage community stewardship and partnership to make positive changes in Anchorage’s parks and…

Inclusive Play in Anchorage

Anchorage is leading the way in inclusive play. The Anchorage Park Foundation and the Municipality of Anchorage are making inclusive play a priority because children of all abilities deserve a…

Back to School with Schools on Trails

Fall is back to school and a fabulous time to take students outdoors and immerse them in the changing of the seasons. Schools on Trails has been very busy starting…

Kincaid Beach Trail- YEP 2017

MOA funds: $24,200 Alaska State Legislative Grant: $16,500   Youth Employment in Parks began this project two years ago to create a sustainable trail down to the Kincaid Beach. This…

Dave Rose Park Cricket Field

The Alaska Cricket Association was awarded a $20,000 Challenge Grant to layout and construct a permanent home for Kilikiti (Samoan Cricket) at Dave Rose Park. The Kilikiti community had been…

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.