Harding Ice Field Trail, Kenai Fjords National Park

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Harding Ice Field Trail is located in Kenai Fjords National Park. Work out when and for how long to visit Harding Ice Field Trail and other Kenai Fjords National Park attractions using our handy Kenai Fjords National Park tour planner.
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  • July 22, 2017
    We recently returned from a first trip to Alaska (Kenai, Talkeetna/Palmer, Denali) and completing this hike definitely ranked among the best of our many great, memorable trip experiences. The scenery?...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    Just returned from Alaska and I did this hike with my sister. We are 59 & 60 yrs old & in good shape for our age. We both would consider this a strenuous hike, about 8.2 mi r/t and over 3000 ft elevat...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    This is a strenuous hike with NPS website saying 1000ft/mile gain. Almost 8mi round trip and 3400 ft elevation gain. Parking can fill up very quickly as trailhead is for both Harding Icefield and Exit...  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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