Kincaid Park, 9401 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage
Kincaid Park is a 1,516.78-acre municipal park in Anchorage, Alaska, located at 9401 W. Raspberry Road. The park is bounded on the south by Turnagain Arm, on the west by Knik Arm, and on the north by Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Noted for Nordic skiing trails, in snowless months Show more... the park is frequented by runners, bikers, hikers, archers, dog-trainers, motocross users, disc golfers, soccer teams, and rollerskiers. Other winter activities include snowshoeing, sledding and biathlon. The park was created in 1968 and in 1978 expanded to include the location of a deactivated former Nike missile site. The park continues to evolve with changing demands of local residents. In 2009, a full 18 "hole" disc golf course that meanders through the wooded Mize loop area was completed. In 2010, several new soccer fields were completed and open for use in the area near the chalet. In 2012, a single artificial turf soccer field with stadium seating was completed just south of the chalet. Spectacular views of Cook Inlet, Fire Island with its wind turbines, and Mount Susitna are offered to the visitor at almost every hilltop in the park. On a clear day, Mount McKinley can also be seen from the park.
@Indy Hiking Club Flashback Friday: Eagle Creek Park History Hike October 14 2012 Leader and photographer David Kincaid2 hours 45 minutes ago