At the tip of the Kenai Peninsula lies a land where the ice age still lingers. In Kenai Fjords, glaciers, earthquakes, and ocean storms are the architects. Ice worms, bears and whales make their home in this land of constant change. Native Alutiiq used these resources to nurture a life entwined with the sea. Explore this site to discover Kenai Fjords, its history, science and remote splendor.
Hours + Fees
Kenai Fjords National Park is open year-round; however, the Exit Glacier road is closed to cars for the winter months and much of the spring. The Park's coastal backcountry is also inaccessible late fall through early spring due to rough seas.
The Kenai Fjords Information Center in Seward's small boat harbor is open daily 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
The Exit Glacier Nature Center is open daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Map + 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 with stunning views of Turnagain Arm, Kenai Lake, glaciers, wetlands, and rugged mountains.