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Visitors come from all over the world to experience the beauty of the Kenai Fjords' rugged coastline, tidewater glaciers, and pristine fjords. Wildlife, from the massive humpback whale to the sought-after king salmon, also know of the bounty of our waters. Our ocean is one of our most important resources.
Kenai Fjords National Park is tasked with protecting 545 miles of prime Pacific Ocean coastline. It is a great place to learn about and explore our ocean. The lessons learned here, have impacts world-wide.
Major issues facing the waters of Kenai Fjords National Park
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Did You Know?
With 570,374 square miles, Alaska is twice the size of Texas and 1/5 the size of the rest of the United States. It stretches 2,400 miles east-to-west and 1,420 miles north-to-south. Its 6,640-mile coastline is 50 percent longer than the combined east and west coasts of the United States.