Huge boardwalk on the Marsh and in the trees. Eagles nest. Great hosts. Audubon guided walks. Moose everyday.
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About Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary
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Potter Marsh is just a 15 minute drive south from Anchorage. There is a fantastic long boardwalk from which you can spot all sorts of birds including terns, geese, shorebirds and songbirds. They have naturalist guides on duty to help you spot them. There was...More
A must visit for wildlife enthusiasts - especially birders! I visited Anchorage with my family of four in late June and spent many hours at the place. The flat, marshy land offers a habitat for a variety of water fowl - trumpeter swans, Canadian geese,...More
We enjoyed stopping at the marsh and viewing the birds/waterfowl...there certainly were plenty to see. We couldn't identify some of them, but we're no experts...we just like to view them. Great views of the Turnagain Arm as well.
My husband and I love nature and wildlife. Although raining when we arrived, within the first minute along the boardwalk we encountered a juvenille eagle sitting on a stump. Also saw gosslings; on our way out we were treated to a moose and her 1...More
We live on the hill above Potter Marsh, so we see it frequently. There's a very nice boardwalk for bird and salmon watching. There's also a couple of pullouts off of Seward Highway for birdwatching at the other end of the marsh. In fall -...More
We went on 5/31 and the entire wildlife/waterfowl consisted of one duck. The only good thing is that it's right off the highway from Denali down to Anchorage, so we didn't go far out of our way.
The boardwalks here are a beautiful walk through the marsh. We saw geese with their babies, a bald eagle , a moose mama, a lot of different birds and ducks, and the beautiful area that it is in.
What a nice viewable wildlife area. Very nice signage and elevated walkways, and viewspots with some blind-effect for watching with your own binoculars or their scopes. We saw little birds of various kinds, terns, a moose, muskrats, geese, ducks, a huge salmon, among other things...More
We enjoyed this stop at the beginning of our drive down the Turn Again Arm. It has a very nice boardwalk that takes you out into the marsh to view the many different birds that nest here. As soon as we arrived a Bald Eagle...More