• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Getting Here

school bus at Exit Glacier

NPS Photo

Directions to Exit Glacier: Take the Seward Highway south from Anchorage (approximately 125 miles). Turn right on the Herman Leirer Road. The 9-mile road ends at the Exit Glacier parking area. The rangers will meet you at "the big rock" at the trailhead. Plan to arrive 15 minutes ahead of your scheduled program so that students have time to use the facilities.

Directions to Lowell Point: Take the Seward Highway south from Anchorage (approximately 125 miles). Follow 3rd Avenue (this is the road the highway becomes) to the where it ends at a 'T' intersection with a stop sign and make a right on Railway Avenue. Railway becomes Lowell Point Road once you pass the big waterfall. Follow for about a mile and make a right on Martins Road. If you are traveling by bus follow PAST the state park parking lot and let kids off at the beach at road’s end. The State park asks that you then take your bus up to the Upper Parking lot off of Martins Road.

Did You Know?

River Otter

River otters defecate in certain spots to mark their territory. Researchers in Kenai Fjords National Park have discovered that these "latrine sites" enrich the soil, allowing plants to grow in those spots that aren't found anywhere else close by.