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

NPS Photo

Because of their potential negative impact on park wildlife, 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.

Please see for questions about what defines a service animal.

Code of Federal Regulations
Most regulations governing visitor activities are found in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part I, Sections 1-13.Special Regulations are those regulations which apply only to specific geographic regions or park areas. Part 13 of 36 CFR contains regulations specific to Alaska. Kenai Fjords regulations are found in Section 13.67.

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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