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    The Herman Leirer Road (also known as the road to Exit Glacier) is closed to all vehicle traffic for the 2014-2015 winter season. Please see "Current Conditions" for the latest updates. More »

Kenai Fjords in the Field

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Resource Management staff often conduct research and field observations in areas of the park few others will ever see. Use this blog to discover new places and current research happening in Kenai Fjords National Park this summer.

Wading Through Wetlands

July 20, 2012 Posted by: William C. Clark

Wetland determinations and delineations require hard work bushwhacking through thick and thorny vegetation and once at your destination you may be greeted with swarms of biting insects. Read what it is like to dig into wetland soils and tromp around wet areas along the Exit Glacier Road corridor...


Did You Know?

Harding Icefield

Did you know that the Harding Icefield is the largest icefield solely contained within the United States. More...