• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Exit Glacier Open to Snowmachine Use

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Date: December 22, 2009
Contact: Kristy Sholly, (907) 422-0530

Kenai Fjords National Park announces that the Exit Glacier area is open for snowmachine use effective immediately. Please recreate responsibly to avoid damaging park resources.

Snowmachines are permitted in the park’s developed area, specifically Exit Glacier Road, parking areas, a designated route through the campground to Exit Creek, and within Exit Creek after there has been an accumulation of 18 inches of consolidated snowpack. As long as these conditions exist snowmachine activity will continue to be permitted. If there are any questions concerning conditions or regulations contact the park at (907) 422-0500.

Did You Know?

The Harding Icefield in Kenai Fjords National Park

Snowfall on the Harding Icefield can exceed 100 feet each year. After 4-10 years of compression snow turns into glacial ice.