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how to get to park

Anchorage, Alaska
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how to get to park

How do you get to Kenai Fjords Nat'l Park from Seward? I am planning our vacation and we will be in Seward for 2-3 days. I really want to go to Kenai Fjords Nat'l Park but how exactly do we get there? I see that we can drive from Seward to Exit Glacier but then what do you do from there? There are going to be 5 adults (rangingfrom 24-56) and a toddler (3.5 yrs) and a 6 month old baby. We are interested in a glacier/wildlife cruise but where do these start from? We don't want to spend too much money while there (spending a lot from renting an RV as it is).

Wasilla, Alaska
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1. Re: how to get to park

The Kenai Fjord cruises depart from Seward.

Exit glacier is also part of the park. The rest of the park is accessed via foot or kayak.


Duluth, Minnesota
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2. Re: how to get to park

I think of KF park as being , well, water:) So simply put, you access it by boat!

Luckily, Seward has a bunch of boats:)

Healy, Alaska
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3. Re: how to get to park

I thought a definition might be of help - knowing what fjord is really explains what the park is:

"Geologically, a fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion." And so the only real access is via water or air. :)

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