News & Announcements

Parks and Trails have Proven their Value

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

Park News, Bond Projects, and Trail Map

Learn about proposed projects and map your next adventure.

Celebrating Inclusive Play with a New Video Series and Playground Challenge

The winter wonderland playground challenge is on!

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.

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

“Bike the Moose” this Weekend

A new initiative promotes the Moose Loop as a destination trail to connect Anchorage.