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Campfire Restrictions on the Kenai Peninsula

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Date: July 1, 2019
Contact: Kenai National Park Information, (907) 422-0500

In response to the current high fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula, effective immediately and until further notice, open campfires are restricted to designated campgrounds or cabins within enclosed metal fire grates or designated fire rings provided at these developed recreational facilities within Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Peninsula State Parks, 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.

Questions regarding this emergency restriction should be directed to:

  • Kenai Fjords National Park: (907) 422-0500
  • Chugach National Forest: (907) 743-9500 or look for @ChugachForestAK on Twitter or @ChugachNF on Facebook
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: (907) 262-7021
  • Kenai Area State Parks: (907) 262-5581

Last updated: July 24, 2019

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