Potter Marsh728 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: 2999 East 154th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99516, United States
- Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching
Birdies, ahoy! Just 15 minutes from downtown Anchorage, prepare to lose your minds. Park your car at the designated parking lot, and start walking the 1550 feet of boardwalk through and over swamps, creeks and sedges. It’s your paradise. They say over 500 species have made this area their home, and it’s all totally free for you to freak out on! Catch them on the schedule as follows (but don’t expect any action in winter):
- April to September: Canada geese, northern pintails, canvasback ducks, red-necked phalaropes, horned and red-necked grebes, northern harriers.
- May to August: Gulls, Arctic terns, yellowlegs, trumpeter swans.
That’s not the only wildlife you’ll see here – the water hides brown muskrats; moose hang around in May and June; and chinook, coho, and humpback salmon fill the waters in May to August. Summertime here is party time.
Potter Marsh Travel Tips
- Leave valuables at home, not in vehicles.
- Do not disturb the animals.
- Dress warmly
- Signal way ahead of your exit turn from the New Seward Highway.
- Do not disturb nesting waterfowl or migrating salmon. Fishing is prohibited in Potter Marsh and in the creek west of the highway.
Entrance Ticket Details For Potter Marsh
- Free entry
How to Reach Potter Marsh
- By rented car from city centre.
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40.53% of people who visit Anchorage include Potter Marsh in their plan
62.5% of people start their Potter Marsh visit around 08 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Potter Marsh
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Potter Marsh
Potter Marsh Reviews & Ratings
Must check out! The first place that my family and I visit in alaska and we never forget here. We saw a wild bear hunting salmons here!