Earthquake Park Experience

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

At 5:36 PM on Good Friday, March 27, 1964 a devastating 9.2 Earthquake struck Southcentral Alaska. Communities were leveled and families were displaced. Anchorage suffered massive damage, and the quake will remain forever part of the city's history. Earthquake Park, on the western tip of Anchorage, was created to showcase nature's incredible display of power. As a team, Anchorage Trolley and Go Hike Alaska will tell you the intriguing story of what happened on that disastrous day. Highlights: • Hear the intriguing story of North America's largest earthquake. • Experience the narration from experienced and animated tour specialists. • Designed for everyone to enjoy. Come one, come all! • Enjoy views of Anchorage's coastline and learn about temperate rainforests. • Go to one of Anchorage's best locations to spot moose! • We'll provide a brochure with hair-raising 1st person accounts and a map.

Itinerary Details

Begin by experiencing a 30-minute ride and historical narrative by their gifted tour drivers on the way to Earthquake Park. Then, we will take over and provide an in-depth interpretive walking tour of the area lasting 1 hour. We will share stories of people who lived through it, see geological deformations, and discuss the new ecology that has come to fruition. Afterwards, afterwards you will hop back on board with Anchorage Trolley, where they will bring you back to your starting location while showcasing more of Anchorage's history. This is Anchorage Trolley's 1 hour city tour combined with a walk through Earthquake Park.
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