• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

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    The Herman Leirer Road (also known as the road to Exit Glacier) is closed to all vehicle traffic for the 2014-2015 winter season. Please see "Current Conditions" for the latest updates. More »

Your Safety

Whether you're headed out on a day hike, backcountry trip, or even just a scenic drive it's always a good idea to have emergency supplies with you including extra food and water. Let someone know your plans and who to contact if you don't check in.

This is Alaska - remote, rugged, and unpredictable. Anything can happen… bear encounters, falling ice, radical shifts in the weather, earthquakes, or avalanches. The information in this section will help you prepare for your Alaskan adventure.

 

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.