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Kenai Fjords National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Kenai Fjords National Park - News section for more.

  • Kenai Fjords National Park Annual Visitation Release

    February 22, 2024 | 9:16 am

    Seward, AK—Today, the National Park Service announced that 400 national parks reported a total of 325.5 million visits in 2023, an increase of 13 million or 4% over 2022. 

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  • Visitor Fatality on the Harding Icefield Trail

    July 18, 2023 | 12:04 am

    On the afternoon of July 17th, 2023, Alaska State Trooper Dispatch received a report of a medical emergency with CPR in progress approximately 3.7 miles up the Harding Icefield Trail within Kenai Fjords National Park. The victim was reported to be a 15-year-old male.

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  • Aircraft Accident on Beach of Aialik Glacier

    June 27, 2023 | 4:24 pm

    On June 26, 2023, Kenai Fjords National Park was contacted by the Alaska State Troopers. They reported that a single engine aircraft had a rough landing, disabling the aircraft, near the southwest side beach of Aialik Glacier.

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  • Kenai Fjords National Park Closes Exit Glacier Area to Snowmachine Use

    May 22, 2023 | 8:45 am

    Due to recent warm temperatures and snow melt, Kenai Fjords National Park has closed the Exit Glacier Developed Area to snowmachine use.

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  • Kenai Fjords National Park Opens Exit Glacier Area to Snowmachine Use

    December 13, 2022 | 1:43 pm

    Kenai Fjords National Park opened the Exit Glacier Developed Area to off road snowmachine use on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. Open areas include, the Exit Glacier Road, a designated route through the Exit Glacier campground to Exit Creek, and the Exit Glacier outwash plain.

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  • Kenai Fjords National Park Closes Exit Glacier Developed Area to Snowmachine Use

    May 11, 2022 | 11:06 am

    Due to recent warm temperatures and snow melt, Kenai Fjords National Park has closed the Exit Glacier Developed Area to snowmachine use.

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  • Kenai Fjords National Park Seeks Public Input into the Development of a Frontcountry Management Plan

    January 18, 2022 | 4:50 pm

    Kenai Fjords National Park is seeking public input into the development of a frontcountry management plan. The frontcountry area of Kenai Fjords National Park, located around 10 miles northwest of Seward, Alaska, is the most frequently visited and only road-accessible area in the park.

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  • Exit Glacier Road Open to Off-Road Vehicles (2021)

    December 8, 2021 | 3:01 pm

    Kenai Fjords National Park opened the Exit Glacier Developed Area to off road snowmachine use at noon on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Open areas include, the Exit Glacier Road, a designated route through the Exit Glacier campground to Exit Creek, and the Exit Glacier outwash plain. Before heading out, all visitors to Kenai Fjords should review park rules and regulations.

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  • Hiker Assist on Harding Icefield Trail

    August 30, 2021 | 1:25 pm

    On 8/29/2021, Park Rangers and volunteers from the Bear Creek Fire Department responded to a call from an injured hiker on the Harding Icefield Trail.

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  • Dehydrated Hiker Extracted from Kenai Fjords National Park via Helicopter

    July 26, 2021 | 10:03 am

    A dehydrated hiker was extracted from the Harding Icefield Trail

    Read more at nps.gov