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Kenai Fjords National Park, AK

National Park Service

Overview

At the edge of the Kenai Peninsula lies a land where the ice age lingers. Nearly 40 glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords' crowning feature. Wildlife thrives in icy waters and lush forests around this vast expanse of ice. Native Alutiiq relied on these resources to nurture a life entwined with the sea. Today, shrinking glaciers bear witness to the effects of our changing climate.

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Kenai Fjords National Park - Information Center
1212 Fourth Street
Seward,AK,99664
Phone: (907) 422 0500
Email: kefj_information@nps.gov

Directions:

Kenai Fjords National Park is located just outside the town of Seward in south-central Alaska, 126 miles south of Anchorage. Seward is accessible year-round via the Seward Highway, a National Scenic Byway. Follow the Seward Highway (AK-1) south from Anchorage. It will become AK-9 around mile post 35 (87 miles from Anchorage)with AK-1 heading to Homer and Kenai. Continue on AK-9 to Seward. Exit Glacier Nature Center and its trails and campground: Turn right on to Herman Leirer Road (mile post 3), and proceed 8 miles. The road will end at the parking lot for the nature center. Information Center, located in Seward's small boat harbor: Turn left on S. Harbor Street (mile post 1). Go one block, and turn right on Fourth Street. It will be the second building on the left. Park Headquarters: Turn left on Washington Street (mile post 0). Continue across Fourth Street, and building will be on right.

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