Kincaid Park


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Kincaid Park

Address:9401 Raspberry Rd
Anchorage, AK 99502

Phone:907-343-6397
Size: 1,400 acres.
Location:At the west end of Raspberry Road in Anchorage.
Facilities:Outdoor center, 25-30 miles of groomed ski trails (some lighted), archery target range, disc golf course, ball fields.
Activities:Biking, hiking, walking, running, cross-country skiing, canoeing, kayaking, archery.
Special Features:Situated among rolling, forested hills, park offers a spectacular view of Mount Susitna across Cook Inlet, Fire Island to the southwest, and both Mount Denali and Mount Foraker to the North. Park has hosted a number of major events, including national level competitions for the selection of the U.S. Olympic Teams for cross-country skiing, as well as other local and national skiing competitions. Park marks one end of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

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The Solstice Tree Tour will showcase the trees along the first 2.5 k of the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park, Local businesses sponsor trees along the route and decorate them to create a winter wonderland along one of the most well-loved trails at Kincaid.
But AT&T site acquisition consultant Jacob Finney on Wednesday said the firm tried to find other locations in the area, including Kincaid Park, Parker Elementary and Spencer Butte Middle School, but was told by the city's parks department and the Eugene School District that they did not want a cell tower on their properties.
The trail ends in Kincaid Park, where world-class cross-country skiers gather to train and compete in the winter; in snow-free months the trail is usually busy with walkers, runners, cyclists, and bird watchers.
The trail, named after the recent governor, begins right in downtown and goes for about ten miles to Kincaid Park. Along the way it skirts the shoreline of Cook Inlet before plunging into quiet woodlands.
In Alaska's Kincaid Park, just a 10-minute drive outside downtown Anchorage, the parking lot gives way to a path strewn with wildflowers, huge with the midnight sun's constant attention.
Kincaid Park, located in South Anchorage, is crisscrossed with trails for multiple uses, including horse riding, cross-country skiing, hiking, or mountain biking.
Come watch the Alaska Ski for Women as it takes over Kincaid Park in an annual event held on Super Bowl Sunday.
Among the current stops: Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School, Vivian Olum Child Development Center, Kincaid Park, Laurel Hill Park, Spencer View Housing, Westmoreland Housing, and Edgewood Shopping Center, along with numerous retirement centers.
With weary arms and leaden legs, the skier crests the last hill and emerges into Kincaid Park stadium.
to 11:30 a.m.; Kincaid Park, East 39th Avenue and Kincaid Street, 1:30 p.m.