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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.

  • Swift Water Rescue from Kenai Fjords National Park

    June 10, 2022 | 8:43 am

    On Friday, June 10, National Park Service Rangers along with responders from Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department and Seward Fire Department conducted a swift water rescue across Exit Creek and Paradise Creek bringing an individual to safety after their watercraft tipped over and they were not able to swim back across the river.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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

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  • Injured Hiker Extracted from Kenai Fjords National Park via Helicopter

    July 15, 2021 | 8:29 am

    On Thursday, July 15 an injured hiker was evacuated from the Harding Icefield Trail.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Injured Hiker Extracted from Kenai Fjords National Park via Helicopter

    July 14, 2021 | 8:48 am

    On Monday, July 12, at approximately 1:30 pm, the Alaska State Troopers (AST) received a 9-1-1 call reporting that an individual had suffered a lower leg injury.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Aggressive Black Bear Killed by Park Rangers in Kenai Fjords National Park

    June 1, 2021 | 6:16 pm

    Aggressive Black Bear Killed by Park Rangers in Kenai Fjords National Park

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  • Kenai Fjords National Park Will Open the Gate to Exit Glacier Area Friday, May 21, 2021

    May 20, 2021 | 7:57 am

    Kenai Fjords National Park is pleased to announce that the gate to the Exit Glacier area will be open for the summer season on Friday, May 21, 2021.

    Read more at nps.gov