Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park

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The terminus of Exit Glacier can be accessed on foot and by car. The driving road closes in heavy snows but stays open to snowmobiles and other recreational winter vehicles. The accessibility of the hiking trails, some of which lead onto this glacier inside Kenai Fjords National Park, makes this attraction one of the most popular glaciers. You can take a ranger-guided tour here daily. Arrange to visit Exit Glacier and other attractions in Kenai Fjords National Park using our Kenai Fjords National Park vacation generator.
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  • August 14, 2017
    The trail leads to a wonderful view of an active Glacier. There is lots of parking and an information center with hands on activities for children and adults.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We took a cruise the prior day which was fun but we were quite a distance from the glacier. This easy ride from Seward was 0.9 miles each way I think and you are close to the glacier - as close as the...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Very enjoyable hike to view Exit Glacier. Surrounding area is just breathtaking. Any time spent in any National Park in my opinion is time well spent. Nice little visitor center too. Helpful park staf...  more »

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Where to stay in Kenai Fjords National Park

Two cabins, an eco-lodge, and a 12-site campground serve as your options for staying in Kenai Fjords National Park. Most visitors opt for accommodations in nearby Seward. Here you'll find cozy inns and bed and breakfasts, small hotels, and hostels. Many of the places to stay offer views of the harbor. A few lodges, cabins, and cottages lie just north and south of town. You can also find a few campgrounds in nearby Chugach National Forest.
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