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Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, Anchorage
(4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Wander the boardwalks at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, home to a large number of waterfowl and migratory critters not far from the city. Located along the Seward Highway, the wetland area wends its way back toward the mountains from the sea. Park in the nearby lot and go for a stroll around the 472 m (1,550 ft) long boardwalk network raised above the sloughs, estuaries, and swamps, and keep your eyes peeled for eagles, gulls, terns, swans, and more as they scour the area for food. As you walk, take time to admire the natural views of the mountains and bay surrounding you as well. Put Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Anchorage itinerary planner.
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  • Even though it was after the summer season had a great time with a 5 year old. The family spent time running around trying to find wild life. 
  • I spotted a moose who was eating as we were driving by so we pulled the RV in and took a nice walk here while seeing wildlife. Salmon,ducks,birds and a moose in a very accessible location. 
  • This is a nice location to just get out for a little bit and not have to drive too far. It's about a one mile boardwalk path with lookouts. Its a nice spot to take in nature and not be far from civili...  more »