Due to visitor safety and park resources concerns, use of unmanned aircraft, also known as drones, is prohibited within the boundaries of Kenai Fjords National Park. In June 2014, NPS Director Jarvis signed a policy memorandum that prohibits launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.
Marijuana and Other Controlled Substances
Possession or use of these substances inside Kenai Fjords National Park is prohibited. While Alaska provides for regulated possession and use of marijuana, it remains an illegal drug under federal law and is enforced within the park.
The well-being of your pets and park wildlife is of the utmost importance to us. For the safety of all, pets are allowed in only a few select areas, and may not be left unattended. Your pet must be leashed or physically restrained at all times. Pets are not allowed on trails, buildings, or in the coastal backcountry - in an area from mean high tide to 1/4 mi inland, from 5/30-11/1.
People who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws may legally possess firearms in Kenai Fjords National Park.
- It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.
- Firearms are prohibited in federal facilities.
- Hunting and discharge of firearms is prohibited within the park.
Proper food storage is mandatory throughout Kenai Fjords National Park. It is illegal to feed bears, either on purpose or by leaving food or garbage that attracts them. All food (including your fishing catch, garbage, and any food containers, cooking equipment, etc., that contains food odors) must be properly stored.