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News & Announcements

Public Comments on Non-Motorized City Plan

Bike and Pedestrian Plan Help us shape the future of active transportation. Anchorage’s Non-Motorized Plan highlights current and proposed pedestrian, bicycle, and trail networks to create an interconnected system for Anchorage residents. Check to see if your neighborhood connection is included and

Park News, Summer Jobs, Winter Play, and More

Read our January 2021 newsletter to learn about park updates, YEP summer jobs, winter play challenges and dates to remember. Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter.

The Public is Invited Downtown to Celebrate Trees and Lights at Town Square Park

Anchorage Park Foundation is so grateful to all the volunteers and support from the community to celebrate our love for Chugach National Forest, downtown Anchorage, and holiday lights. A team of workers from AK Tree Service, North Star Equipment Services,

Help Us Build a Safer Moose Loop

The Municipality’s Transportation Planning organization, AMATS, will soon be offering the opportunity to provide public comments on its draft non-motorized transportation plan. Although the 32-mile Moose Loop can be completed in its current form, there are some gaps in the

Forestry Grant Awarded to Improve Health of Parkland

The Anchorage Park Foundation has been awarded a $125,000 Urban, Community and Forestry grant by Region 10 State and Private Forestry for their project “Out with the bad trees, in with the good trees.” Anchorage Park Foundation will allocate $100,000

Rabbit Creek Park Trail Revitalized

Youth Employment in Parks crews are back, and can add global pandemic to list of work conditions Anchorage Park Foundation celebrates the near completion of Rabbit Creek Park trail improvements. In a normal year, Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) deals

New Cemetery Bells Remind Us of Loved Ones

Bringing music to the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery has been a dream of the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery Advisory Board and the Fairview Community Council for more than a decade.

The Moose Loop in the News

Anchorage Park Foundation is excited to share news on The Moose Loop in Anchorage media. KTVA highlighted The Moose Loop in a story about rediscovering downtown Anchorage on Tuesday. Last Friday, Anchorage Daily News published an incredible piece of long-form

Youth Employment in Parks Summer 2020

Learn more about the projects YEP crews are working on from our YEP newsletter, written and assembled by YEP crew members: Week 1 Campbell Creek, Government Hill, Rabbit Creek Week 2 Orientation, Rabbit Creek Continuation Week 3 Rabbit Creek Completion,

The Latest from Youth Employment in Parks: YEP, It’s Happening

There was uncertainty this spring as to whether Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) would take place this year, given the challenges posed by novel coronavirus. We are happy to announce that YEP is indeed taking place in 2020, though it