Kenai Fjords National Park

Maren Reed

Campgrounds

Exit Glacier has a 12 site, walk in, tent campground and runs on a first come first serve basis.

No Reservations

No Camping Fees

14 day stay limit.

Activities

Kenai Fjords has an activity for everyone, that all includes its pristine scenery.

Kenai Fjords offers the following activities:



Water:



Whale watching
Boat tour
Kayaking in a remote fjord
Fishing

Land:

Bird watching
Hardning Icefield Trail
Ranger-led walks
Mountaineering

Air:

Scenic Overflight


Non-active Activities:

Ranger Programs
Pavilion Talks
Junior Ranger Adventure Guide (ages 4-12)
Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center

Attire & Season

Like most locations summer is the warmest time of the year, however Kenai Fjords National Park's weather still constantly changes. Kenai Fjords Summertime weather ranges from mid 40s to low 70s while overcast and rain are frequent.


  • Non-cotton
  • Raincoat
  • Rainboots
  • Black clothing
  • Gloves
  • Long Johns
  • Jeans
  • Flannels
  • Athletic Attire
  • Tennis shoes
  • Hiking Boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat

Food & Services

Seward Alaska, also known as the "Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park", offers a full range of hotels, restaurants and grocery stores. My sister and I will most likely eat out as much as possible to avoid cleaning up a mess. Whatever we don't eat we will feed to the bears.


The grocery store will provide Hallie and I with a 4-day supply of oober healthy necessities like



  • brown sugar pop-tarts ( $2 x 4 ) = $8 and 32 poptarts.
  • Kind Bars $18 for 12 bars
  • goldfish $4
  • fresh fruit $20
  • beef jerky $2
  • nasty protein bars $8 for 10 bars

Equipment

  • medicine
  • benedryl $8
  • natural non-minty toothpaste $4
  • calamine lotion $2
  • sunscreen $10
  • shampoo/conditoner $10
  • pocket knife $100
  • sleeping bag $400
  • Tent $500
  • battery powered outlet $40
  • flashlights $20

Total Time & Expense

A flight from Dallas Texas to Achorange Alaska is 6 hours and 20 minutes.

96 hours at park + 12 hr 40 minute flight + 30 min drive time =109 hrs & 10 minutes


Our flight will be free because my mom is a flight attendant and my stepfather is a pilot.

Total price: $1,154

Kenai Fjords Wildlife & Vegetation

Vegetation


  • colombine flower
  • fern
  • common fireweed
  • mountain ash berries
  • wild geraniums
  • nootka lupine


Wildlife



  • bald eagles
  • puffins
  • black bears
  • brown bears
  • mountain goats
  • humpback whales
  • sea lions
  • orcas
  • dall's purpose
  • sea otters
  • meese
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