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Campfire Prohibition on Public Lands in Kenai Peninsula

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Date: August 20, 2019
Contact: Kenai Fjords National Park, (907) 422-0500

In response to current extreme fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula, effective immediately and until further notice, all open fires are prohibited in Kenai Peninsula State Parks, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, and Chugach National Forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula. Use of cooking stoves and gas grills is allowed.

Fire danger remains very high over much of the Kenai Peninsula. Residents and visitors are urged to continue to use extreme caution with anything that could ignite a fire. For statewide fire information, visit the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center website at or

Questions regarding this emergency restriction should be directed to:

Kenai Fjords National Park (907) 422-0500

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (907) 262-7021

Chugach National Forest (907) 743-9500 Twitter: @ChugachForestAK Facebook: @ChugachNF

Kenai Area State Parks (907) 262-5581

Last updated: August 20, 2019

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PO Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664


(907) 422-0500

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