Explore Anchorage Neighborhoods

Unique character, rich culture, and diverse cuisine — Anchorage neighborhoods introduce visitors and locals alike to all the best parts of the community. Spend a day exploring. Learn something new about the place you call home. See a different side of the city. You’ll find public art, lush parks, distinct Alaska flavors, and fascinating Anchorage landmarks.

Browse or download a PDF of the Neighborhood Guide.

A Slice of the City

Some neighborhoods feature compact, walkable routes dotted with activities and attractions for all ages. Other areas cover a larger distance and require a car, bringing visitors to tucked-away neighborhood trailheads, secluded natural areas, and other favorite destinations. All of them sparkle with local color and flair. Each can easily fill a few hours or a full day. There are dozens to explore.

The areas featured in this guide represent a colorful cross-section of Anchorage life, from Mountain View to Oceanview, Downtown to Dimond. Consider them your starting point. Anchorage encompasses so many unique spaces and places that it’s impossible to contain them all in one guide — instead, let this be a springboard to your own personal exploration of the diverse Anchorage areas we call home.

Anchorage Neighborhood Challenge

Check in at listed parks, trails, and other locations, check out surrounding local businesses, then win cool prizes.

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