A hoary Marmot climbs through a pile of branches.
Hoary Marmots have been seen by many hikers along the Harding Icefield Trail.

NPS Photo

The well-being of your pets and park wildlife is of the utmost importance to us. For the safety of all, pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet or otherwise restrained at all times during your visit to Kenai Fjords National Park.

Pets are allowed:

  • on the road to Exit Glacier (the Herman Leirer Road).
  • in the parking lot of the Exit Glacier Nature Center.

Pets are not allowed:

Dog Mushing / Skijoring
Dogs used for mushing or skijoring may be used on the Harding Icefield at any time, and in the Exit Glacier area when the road is closed due to snow and vehicle access is not allowed.
Service Animals
Service animals are allowed in Kenai Fjords National Park, on all trails, and in all buildings and facilities.
The Department of Justice provides guidance about what defines a service animal

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664


(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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