News & Announcements

Check out our public service announcement

Thanks to the generosity of the Arc of Anchorage and KTUU, we have this fantastic new commercial featuring a few of our inclusive playgrounds (and some of Anchorage’s most adorable children). Parks are for all of us!

Support the Barbara Street Park Revitalization Project

The Barbara Street Park Challenge Grantees are fundraising.  Support their project today! Click here to DONATE NOW Need a perfect gift idea? Give the gift of an Anchorage park. Have any Barbara’s in your life? Honor them by donating to

Why Anchorage Parks Matter!

Anchorage residents explain why they love Anchorage’s parks and trails.

Party on the Bridge – October 29th

Trail lovers join us on October 29th from 6-8 pm as we celebrate the new Coastal Trail Bridge at Westchester Lagoon! There will be a walking parade starting at Valley of the Moon Park and a bike parade starting at

Suzan Nightingale McKay Park Fix-It: June 27, 2015

Replace play equipment with Woolly Mammoth  themed playground Update playground surface with wood fiber Thinning Vegetation Replace park amenities for easier maintenance Install trash cans, signs, and benches The Anchorage Park Foundation and Anchorage Parks and Rec has been working with

Request for Proposals: Planning and Designing a Signage and Wayfinding System for Anchorage Trails

RFP Number:  2015-01 The Anchorage Park Foundation is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to develop a signage and wayfinding system for Anchorage’s trails, greenbelts and non-motorized, pedestrian transportation routes.  The signage and wayfinding system will be designed to project a

Park Founders’ Day — June 13th

    The Anchorage Park Foundation is 10 years old and we want to celebrate the people who have made a lasting impact on parks and trails and our public private partnership with Anchorage Parks and Recreation with YOU!  

2015 Challenge Grants

Congratulations to our 2015 Challenge Grants!  Check out our new 2015 Challenge Grant projects!  

Artwork Firesale

We have discovered a series of beautiful original artworks at the office that we just don’t have the space to accommodate… so this art must go! Please consider purchasing one of these lovely pieces for $50 with all proceeds going

New YEP Logo!

The Anchorage Park Foundation is excited to share our beautiful new Youth Employment in Parks logo to properly honor and mark our first year as a nationally accredited program.