As a beautiful meeting point of mountains, ocean and ice, Kenai Fjords National Park offers one of the best locations for refreshing and relaxing getaways. This 1,047 sq. mile national park in Seward, Alaska is located 126 miles south of Anchorage, and is partly accessible by vehicles. Only the Exit Glacier Area in the park is accessible by road. The most interesting feature of Kenai Fjords National Park is the Harding Icefield, a site where about 40 glaciers flow from.
Plenty of recreational opportunities are available at Kenai Fjords National Park for visitors and campers to enjoy. These make the visit to the park memorable. You could hike on any of the short trails on the valley floor or the 8.2-mile Harding Icefield Trail, kayak on the park’s waters, or fish for Dolly Varden and salmon. Within various habitats in the park, there are numerous birds to look out for. Additionally, with the right gear and experience, you can go mountaineering on the Harding Icefield. As snow falls in winter, the park is perfect for amazing recreational pursuits like snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and boat/dog sled tours.
No RV campsites and facilities are available in Kenai Fjords National Park. Only one campground with 12 walk-in campsites is available.
Kenai Fjords National Park was established in 1980.