Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Hiking Trail
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. Take a look at our Kenai Fjords National Park visit planner to schedule your visit to Exit Glacier and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The hike up to the glacier outlook gives you a great view. We also had our lunch down on the dry riverbed which gives you a completely different viewpoint. It was fascinating to see the signs of...  more »
  • Easy hike with lots of different viewing spots. Unfortunately it is shrinking fast, but is still worth the visit. Great way to spend 1/2 of a day.  more »
  • Awesome stop, it was smoky when I went from fires, but it’s beautiful. Lots of trails to hike for all levels. The sign along the way display where the glacier was at various years and serves as an excellent visual reminder of the effects of climate change.
  • Love it! We hiked to the Meadows 1/2 way up. 1000 ft climb but lots of perfect views to rest! I'm 62 and it didn't kill me! Really loved it!

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