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Parks and Recreation

Davis Park Master Plan

5081 Mountain View Drive (View Map)  

The Davis Park Master Plan was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission in October 2017.

OVERVIEW OF THE MASTER PLAN

Davis Park is a large community use park located in the Mountain View neighborhood of Anchorage. The park serves both the local neighborhood as well as the larger community and provides for a unique mix of recreational activities not found in other parts of Anchorage.

In recent years, residents and community leaders have sought to transform Davis Park into a major community asset. This is reflected in the 2015 Mountain View Targeted Neighborhood Plan which identifies “Improving Davis Park” as one of the community’s top five priorities.

The Davis Park Master Plan provides a 20 year vision for management and development of Davis Park. The plan embodies the community’s vision to provide active and healthy recreational opportunities to the residents of Mountain View and northeast Anchorage.  The master plan identifies community needs, addresses issues and concerns, establishes a framework for future development of the park, and provides a path forward for future investment.  

ABOUT DAVIS PARK

Davis Park encompasses 66.20 acres and is comprised of both natural and developed areas.  The park is located on Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER) property and and is leased to the Municipality of Anchorage for parks and recreation purposes. 

Davis Park features nature trails, athletic fields, a basketball court, a little league baseball field, a parking lot, a picnic shelter and community gardens.

The park is defined by Mountain View Drive to the south, Mt. View Lions Park and North Pine Street to the west, the Federal Aviation Administration complex to the east, and Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER) to the north

In 2015, Anchorage Parks and Recreation worked with an advisory group to develop a master plan for Davis Park.  The master plan received resolutions of support from the Mountain View Community Council, the Parks and Recreation Commission, JBER, and the Planning and Zoning Commission.

    • Parks and Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 630, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-4355
PROJECT CONTACT

Steve Rafuse, Senior Park Planner

Email: rafusesj@muni.org    

Ph: 343-4586