The scenic Goose Lake Trail loops around the lake of the same name on the campus of the University of Alaska. The trail is paved and other non-paved trails nearby circle the Alaska Pacific University campus.
The park land was originally under U.S. Army jurisdiction until 1956 when it was given to the city for recreation purposes. Park amenities include a lake with swimming beach (ice skating in winter), ball courts and fields, picnic shelters, restrooms (MaySeptember), parking and playground equipment accessible to children with disabilities. In winter, the nearby non-paved trails (not mapped on TrailLink) are ideal for cross-country skiing.
The Goose Lake Trail system links with the Lanier Fleischer Chester Creek Trail
The best place to access the trail is at Goose Lake Park, 2811 UAA Drive.