Hiking

A rear-view of a hiker on a park trail.
Hiking to the Harding Icefield gives great views of Exit Glacier below.

NPS Photo

Maintain Trails
The only maintained trails in Kenai Fjords National Park are those in the Exit Glacier Area. These include:


Backcountry Hiking
Most of the backcountry is trail-less wilderness. Off-trail hiking is not recommended.The terrain is steep and rugged, and often requires scrambling through dense vegetation.


Nearby Attractions
There is also hiking within the lands of many of our neighbors.

 
Exit Glacier Trails Map 2012
Trail map of the Exit Glacier area.

Trail map of Exit Glacier area

Official Exit Glacier map - from park brochure/map.
Exit Glacier map - satellite image, with written trail descriptions and distances.
"Exploring Exit Glacier" - with photo and written descriptions.

 
Harding Icefield Trail Map
Harding Icefield Trail map

Trail Map to the Harding Icefield

Harding Icefield Trail map - satellite image, with distances.
"Exploring the Harding Icefield" - with photo and written descriptions.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664

Phone:

(907) 422-0500
General park information. The phone is answered Monday - Friday (8am - 5pm), except holidays. During the summer, the visitor center is available every day.

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