News & Announcements

AARP Community Challenge Grant Awards $15,000 for Folker Park

Anchorage’s First Intergenerational Health and Healing Park to Receive Outdoor Music Equipment Funded by AARP The Anchorage Park Foundation and Anchorage Parks and Recreation will be able to install five additional pieces of outdoor music equipment at Folker Park, Anchorage’s

Indigenous Place Making Movement Opening Ceremony

Join us in celebrating a movement to bring Dena’ina culture to our built environment and place name signage.

Alaska News Source Features YEP


YEP, Is Happening

Get weekly updates on what the Youth Employment in Parks crews are working on.

Chanshtnu Muldoon Park Food Forest & Trail Building – Volunteer & Media Opportunity

The media and public are invited to learn about permaculture techniques as they help to plant a community food forest at one of Anchorage’s newest parks. “Chanshtnu” refers to the Dena’ina name for Chester Creek, a defining feature of the

May is National Bike Month

Join us in celebrating National Bike Month, a national effort to encourage more people to ride bikes.

Birding in Our Parks

Our city parks are home to many birds and other wildlife. Learn more about birding in Anchorage parks.

Thank You for Passing the 2021 Parks Bond

Learn more about the park and trail projects you helped support.

Community Challenge Grants Delayed

Anchorage Park Foundation is offering matching funds for park and trail improvements in 2019!

Parks and Trails have Proven their Value

John Rodda, former director of Parks and Recreation explains how park bonds pay off.