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The Quick Guide to Visiting Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park Basics

Region: Alaska / West / Pacific / Pacific Northwest

Park Size: 669,650 acres (1,046.33 sq miles) (2,709.98 sq km)

Location: Kenai Peninsula Borough

Closest Cities: Seward, Alaska

Busy Season: June to August

Visitation: 356,601 (in 2019)

How much does Kenai Fjords National Park Cost?

Kenai Fjords National Park does not charge an entrance fee.

When is Kenai Fjords National Park Open?

Kenai Fjords National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Kenai Fjords National Park?

Yes, pets are welcome in Kenai Fjords National Park but are limited to the Herman Leire Road and Exit Glacier Nature Center. Pets are not allowed on trails or in the coastal backcountry. Please review the Kenai Fjords Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Kenai Fjords.

Where are Kenai Fjords National Park’s visitor centers?

Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center – May to September

Exit Glacier Visitor Center – May to September

Land Acknowledgments for Kenai Fjords National Park

The National Park known as Kenai Fjords National Park sits on Alutiiq (Sugpiaq), Dënéndeh, and Dena’ina Ełnena land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 62 US National Parks. She has currently been to 53 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.

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