• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Things To Know Before You Come

Ranger giving directions to the Harding Icefield trail.

Rangers at the Exit Glacier Nature Center can help visitors pick the best trails to see the glacier, and stay safe.

NPS Photo / Doug Capra

Advance planning is extremely helpful for visiting Kenai Fjords National Park since some activities may require outfitters, guides, and/or reservations. To ensure an enjoyable experience in this unpredictable environment it's very important to take safety precautions and be prepared for the weather.

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.