PO Box 1727, Seward Alaska 99664
907-224-3175 Fax 907-224-2144
Kenai Fjords National Park includes nearly 600,000 acres on the southeastern side of the Kenai Peninsula
. Access is by the Seward Hwy
or Sterling Hwy
is the gateway to the park, whose dominant feature is the 300-square mile Harding Icefield.
The park blankets all but the top of the Kenai Mtns. The coast is a rugged shoreline of glacier-carved fjords. Exit Glacier is the most accessible. Bald eagles, bears, moose, wolverines, marmots, and mountain goats inhabit the area, and thousands of seabirds make their homes in the steep cliffs and rocky shores.
The visitor center in Seward offers exhibits, slide shows, maps, brochures, and information. There is a ranger station at Exit Glacier where park rangers lead nature and glacier hikes during summer months.
Other City Parks Departments nearby:
(Seward) Kenai Fjords National Park
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
11/16 Coming to The Seward area
Great Alaska Sportsman Show Anchorage AK March28 The Great Alaska Sportsman Show is one of America's most unusual gatherings of men and women who love the great outdoors and the Alaska vendors, exhibitors and experts who seek to equip and prepare them for a season afield.
The four-day show draws sell-out crowds of people who care passionately about fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, climbing and virtually all other outdoor activities.
Anchorage Festival of Music Anchorage AK April14 The Anchorage Festival of Music is a non-profit community organization dedicated to presenting classical music and educational opportunities in music for the people of Alaska. It is supported in part by grants from the Atwood Foundation, Getty Foundation, Carr Foundations and by major contributions from corporations, as well as generous contributions of time and financial support from many individuals and businesses.
Slam'n Salm'n Derby Anchorage AK June7-16 Win a boat, motor, and trailer.
Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon Anchorage AK June22 The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon includes, a marathon (26.2 miles),
marathon relay (4 X 6.5 miles),
half marathon (13.1 miles).
five miler (5.6 miles), and a
youth cup (1.6 miles).
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 Located in Eagle River, in the parking lot south of the Garcia's Restaurant, the Bear Paw Festival Vendor Court is a great place to find live entertainment, a variety of great food, and shopping for everyone. Definitely the perfect place to take your family!
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 This event includes, US Army & AK National Guard Games & Exhibit,
3 on 3 BB Tourney,
Community Service Awards,
Classic 5K Race,
Bear Paw's Got Talent,
Bear Paw Photo Contest,
Bear Paw Quilt Exhibit & Events,
Bear Paw Royalty Pageant,
Chepo's Classic Car Show,
Community Entertainment on Stage,
Dog & Owner Look A Like with VCA, and much more.