Where Mountains, Ice, and Ocean Meet

At the edge of the Kenai Peninsula lies a land where the ice age lingers. Nearly 40 glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords' crowning feature. Wildlife thrives in icy waters and lush forests around this vast expanse of ice. Sugpiaq people relied on these resources to nurture a life entwined with the sea. Today, shrinking glaciers bear witness to the effects of our changing climate.

Hikers take in the view of the Harding Icefield. In the foreground, bearberry turns a brilliant red

Plan your visit

Everything you might need to know as you start planning your trip to the park.

A shrub up close with a large forest in the background.  The forest leaves are mostly orange

Current Conditions and Alerts

Check the Current Conditions and Alerts in the Park

snowmobiles on the outwash plain near Exit Glacier

Explore Winter at Exit Glacier

Once the road to Exit Glacier is snow-covered and closed to cars, it is accessible by cross-country skis, fat bikes, snowmobiles, and more.

A child works on a junior ranger book with a park ranger

Become a Junior Ranger

No matter your age, we've got a program for you, including our Explorer App.

Holgate cabin surrounded by woods

Stay In A Public Use Cabin

The park has two coastal public use cabins available in summer and one cabin near Exit Glacier in winter.

a picture of the park sign along the road to Exit Glacier with the glacier in the distance

Basic Information

Get a general overview of the park before you start your visit.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664


907 422-0500

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