Nearby Attractions

Seward, Alaska
Situated at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Seward is one of Alaska's oldest and most scenic communities. Known as the 'Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park' Seward is a picturesque town located 126 miles south of Anchorage.


Alaska SeaLife Center
Located in downtown Seward and on the edge of Resurrection Bay, the SeaLife Center is Alaska's only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center.

Caines Head State Recreation Area and Resurrection Bay State Marine Parks
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area - The massive headland rises 650 feet above Resurrection Bay, against a back drop of rolling alpine meadows and sharp peaks, giving way to a sweeping view of the North Pacific Ocean.
  • Resurrection Bay State Marine Parks - A collection of five State Marine Parks (SMP), accessible only by boat, stretch along the eastern side of Resurrection Bay and around Cape Resurrection to Day Harbor.
Chugach National Forest
The Chugach is America's most northerly national forest and stretches across south-central Alaska, from Prince William Sound to the Kenai Peninsula.

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Nearly two million acres in size and the most visited refuge in Alaska, Kenai Refuge is characterized by its diverse habitats and wildlife.

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge's 3.4 million acres include the spectacular volcanic islands of the Aleutian chain, the seabird cliffs of the remote Pribilofs, and icebound lands washed by the Chukchi Sea.


Alaska Public Lands Information Center
The Alaska Centers support the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska's public lands and resources for information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. These centers are nationally recognized for providing consistent, high quality services at all four locations.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664


(907) 422-0500

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