Joining a ranger for a short walk, interpretive talk, or day hike is a great way to learn more about Kenai Fjords National Park. Programs are offered between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day unless otherwise noted.
NPS / Fiona Ritter-Davis
NPS / Kaitlin Thoresen
Harding Icefield Trail are offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays from July 2 through August 30 (2014 summer season). The hike departs from the Exit Glacier Nature Center. Please come prepared with sturdy footwear, layered clothing, water, and food as this is approximately a 7-8 hour activity. No reservations are required.
Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center (OASLC) programs are offered at the Alaska SeaLife Center daily, May 26-September 1. There is no admission charged for the programs, but the general admission fee to the SeaLife Center is required.
NPS / Don Stanko
Ranger-narrated boat tours are available through a partnership with Major Marine Tours. Rangers provide the narration on Major Marine's day and evening tours of Resurrection Bay - the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. In addition to the ship-wide narration, the ranger is available throughout the voyage for questions and information. Information on how to purchase tickets for Major Marine Tours can be found on their website.
During the day tour, interns from the Alaska SeaLife Center will be aboad to conduct marine education programs for younger passengers, and assist them in earning their Junior Ranger badge (available for all passenger ages 4-12).
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.