Anchorage Coastal — Wildlife Refuge

Potter Marsh Discovery Day 2022

Group of people at previous Discovery Day event When: Saturday, June 4, 11am to 4pm.
Cost: Free and open to the public. All ages encouraged.
Where: Potter Marsh boardwalk, Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge - 2880 East 154th Avenue, Anchorage, AK; located at Mile 117 along the Seward Highway approximately 10 miles south of downtown Anchorage (approximately 1/2 mile south of the Rabbit Creek Road exit and across from the Rabbit Creek Rifle Range).

Event: Help celebrate Anchorage's most popular wildlife viewing area at this free annual event. This family-friendly nature festival brings you birding stations along the boardwalk, educational animals from the Alaska Zoo, archery and spin casting practice, hands-on nature activities for kids, release of a rehabilitated wild bird (tentative), and more.

A food vendor will be on site; parking available nearby; restrooms and entire facility are accessible to those in wheelchairs.

For information, contact Marian Snively at (907) 267-2168 or

Young archer taking aim at a practice target
Group of people standing around a woman with a bald eagle on her wrist

SPECIAL NOTE: we endeavor to make this event as Covid-19 safe as possible. All activities will be outdoors and we encourage participant to socially space themselves appropriately, take other precautions as they deem appropriate, and please be respectful of others.