Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park Picture by NPS
Kenai Fjords National Park Picture by NPS

Kenai Fjords National Park includes one of the four major ice caps in the U.S., the 300-square-mile Harding Icefield, and coastal fjords. Here a rich, varied rain forest is home to tens of thousands of breeding birds, and adjoining marine waters support a multitude of sea lions, sea otters, and seals. The visitor center is in Seward, 10 miles from the park.

Kenai Fjords was proclaimed a national monument December 1, 1978; and established as Kenai Fjords National Park December 2, 1980.

Total Acreage:669,982 Federal: 601,839, Nonfederal:68,143


Kenai Fjords is located in southern Alaska about 10 miles from Seward and is a 130 miles south of Anchorage on Alaska Highway 9.

Kenai Fjords National Park – NPS.gov Official Site

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