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Kenai Fjords National Park

Access

The park lies south and west of Seward and 130 miles south of Anchorage via the Seward Highway. Bus and commuter flight services connect Seward and Anchorage. The Alaska Marine Highway (ferry) connects Seward with Homer and Seldovia via Kodiak, providing service to Valdez and Cordova. The Alaska Railroad serves Seward from Anchorage during the summer.

The park?s headquarters and visitor center is in Seward?s small boat harbor where visitors will find information on the surrounding area, a slide show and videos, exhibits, and a bookstore. Ranger-led programs offered throughout the summer will enhance your understanding of the park. In summer Exit Glacier can be reached by road. The Harding Icefield can be reached by air or trail. Air and boat charters provide access to the fjords.

Visitor Center

The visitor center in Seward offers exhibits, slide programs, maps, publications, and information. It is open weekdays year round and also weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day, with extended hours. There is a ranger station at Exit Glacier.

Exit Glacier is at the end of the Resurrection River Road, about 10 miles off the Seward Highway. The highway turnoff is reached about two miles before reaching Seward. The Exit Glacier area is about a three-hour drive from Anchorage. Resurrection River Road is not plowed in winter.


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