Kenai Fjords National Park is located just outside the town of Seward in south-central Alaska, 126 miles south of Anchorage. Even though the park is often inaccessible during the winter months, Seward is accessible year-round via the Seward Highway, a National Scenic Byway.
Follow the Seward Highway (AK-1) south from Anchorage. It will become AK-9 around mile 35 (87 miles from Anchorage)with AK-1 heading to Homer and Kenai. Continue on AK-9 to Seward.
Kenai Fjords National Park Information Center
Google Map Coordinates: 60.1165108,-149.4405508
Exit Glacier Nature Center and trail head for the Harding Icefield Trail
Turn on to Herman Leirer Road (commonly called "Exit Glacier Road") at mile 3 of the Seward Highway - AK-9. Proceed 8.4 miles. The road will end at the parking lot for the nature center.
Google Map Coordinates: 60.1782633,-149.6494389
Exit Glacier Campground
The 12-site, tent-only campground is located just before the parking lot to the Exit Glacier Nature Center. Turn on to Herman Leirer Road (commonly called "Exit Glacier Road") at mile 3 of the Seward Highway - AK-9. Proceed 8 miles. The campground will be the first turn on the left, after crossing into the park, about 3/4 of a mile after the park's entrance sign.
Google Map Coordinates: 60.1914453,-149.6193232
Kenai Fjords National Park Administrative Offices
(411 Washington Street, Seward, AK 99664)
Continue south through the town of Seward on the Seward Highway - AK-9. Turn left on Washington Street. Continue across Fourth Street, and building will be on right.
Google Map Coordinates: 60.1011237,-149.4394093
Alaska 511:Alaska's Department of Transportation website will continuously update the driving conditions on the state's highways. The Seward Highway (AK-9) is the only road that provides access to Kenai Fjords National Park.