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Located on the Kenai Peninsula in southcentral Alaska, Kenai Fjords National Park covers an area of 669,984 acres and features one of the largest ice fields in the US. While a large area of the national park is primarily accessible by boat, Exit Glacier is reachable by road, making it one of the more popular tourist destinations within the region.
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Kenai Fjords National Park got its name because of the numerous fjords (or glacial valleys) that have been found submerged below sea level. It is also home to many glaciers – at least 38 to be exact! The largest of these glaciers is Bear Glacier, appropriately named after one of the park’s most common animal residents.
Things to Do in Kenai Fjords National Park
There aren’t many maintained trails within the national park, but visitors can still enjoy several short trails located on the valley floor.
The park is well-known for its Harding Icefield Trail, however, so experienced hikers will love partaking in this strenuous, but rewarding, day hike to gain a breath-taking view of the Icefield.
Speaking of the popular Harding Icefield Trail, it also offers mountaineering opportunities unlike any other national park!
Those hoping to partake in mountaineering should be skilled in glacier travel, crevasse rescue techniques, and skiing. For those less experienced, traveling on the icefield with snowshoes is also an option.
Mountaineering isn’t the only way to enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of Kenai Fjords National Park. Visitors can also do a spot of flightseeing onboard a scenic overflight!
You can also gain a great view from above of some of the animals that call this region home. Visitors often spot brown bears fishing in the salmon-filled streams, or mountain goats as they sit atop rocky ledges.
Sled Dog Tours
Dog sledding is a great way to experience Kenai Fjords National Park in the winter months and it’s truly a memorable activity that the whole family can enjoy.
Ididaride Sled Dog Tours, Inc. are authorized to provide these traditional tours, and visitors can find out more information via their website.
Want to embark on a guided kayak adventure around Kenai Fjords National Park?
Whether you’d prefer an afternoon tour or a multi-week trip, there are numerous companies offering these to kayakers of all levels. They’ll also provide all the necessary equipment for your kayaking journey!
There is only one main campground within the national park, located at Exit Glacier. It’s a 12-site, walk-in ground suitable for tents only. There is also no fee to stay at the campground, but there is a 14-day stay limit.
Reservations are unavailable, as the campground is run on a first-come, first-served basis.
Amenities include a pump for drinking water and pit toilets, Additionally, a communal food storage, cooking and dining shelter is provided, as storing food or cooking within the individual sites is prohibited (to avoid attracting bears).
RV Parks Near Kenai Fjords National Park
If you’re planning a Kenai Fjords National Park RV vacation, there are plenty of popular privately-run RV parks located within Seward, the nearest town.
Stoney Creek RV Park is a first-class RV-friendly park containing 81 full hookup sites. The entire park is located on 15 acres and the sites are 30 feet wide, providing ample space for RVs of all sizes.
Surrounded by mountains, creeks, and plenty of lush trees, this RV park has a lot to offer. It provides plenty of amenities for as little as $34 per night.
The Seward Military Resort is exclusively for the military community and their sponsored family or friends, and it’s also one of the most beautiful RV-friendly parks located within a short distance from Kenai Fjords National Park.
For RV sites, guests have access to water, electrical, and cable TV hook-ups, as well as a dump station for as little as $25 per night (depending on the season).
The Seward Waterfront Park is another campground offering RV sites and it also features brilliant water views. Guests can expect to pay $40 per night for an RV site with both electricity and water.
Kenai Fjords National Park RV Rental
If you’re thinking of taking a trip to southcentral Alaska, there are plenty of Kenai Fjords National Park motorhome rentals using RVshare that will get you there. These include Classes A, B, or C, as well as motorhome rentals of the travel trailer, sport utility, folding trailer, fifth wheel, or truck camper variety.
Rent an RV Near Kenai Fjords National Park
Want to rent an RV near Kenai Fjords National Park? You’ll find RV rentals available across all of southcentral Alaska through RVshare, including motorhomes for rent within as little as 66.8 miles from Kenai Fjords National Park.
RV Rental Prices in Kenai Fjords National Park
RVshare offers a range of rental price options to suit every budget. Whether you’re looking for luxury RV rentals or cheap RV rentals near Kenai Fjords National Park, you’re sure to find the RV that’s perfect for you.
Kenai Fjords National Park RV Rental Rates
With RVshare, you can find RV rentals for your trip to Kenai Fjords National Park starting at as little as $50 per night. The total cost of a Kenai Fjords National Park RV rental holiday will depend on factors such as how many nights you rent it for, as well as distance traveled (when adding-on the price of gas).
Don’t forget to also factor-in the price you must pay to stay at campgrounds or RV parks. Despite this, Kenai Fjords National Park RV vacations can still prove to be an affordable and cost-effective holiday for the whole family!
One Way RV Rental to Kenai Fjords National Park
Did you know that some dealers on RVshare might be able to offer a one way RV rental to Kenai Fjords National Park? This means you won’t have to worry about making a roundtrip back to drop it off again. Depending on your situation, this option can save you both time and money.