What to Bring
Rainy, cool weather is common in this temperate rain forest and snow often stays on the ground at Exit Glacier through May. Field-trips take place outside and last approximately 2-3 hours. In order for students to get the most out of their day at Kenai Fjords, make sure they’re properly dressed. Being cold and wet is not conducive to learning! Each student should bring:
Note: For Lowell Point Trips a pair of rubber boots and a change of socks are strongly recommended along with everything listed above.
Did You Know?
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.