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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

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1 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-262-7021
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USD 99.00*
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Guided Adventure Hiking in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
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USD 275.00*
and up
Middle Kenai River Full-Day Fishing Trip
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1 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-262-7021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to spend an afternoon walking on the trails and enjoying the scenery. Very well constructed and well done exhibits as well. Highly recommend stopping by for a few hours, but be sure it is a nice...More

Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Skilak Lake Rd detour off the Sterling Highway was very pot holed in July-20mph max speed. We stayed overnight at the Hidden Lake Campground, after travelling the 2 hours from Seward. We tried Quartz Creek first, but it was full. Hidden lake was also...More

Thank HonestCountryCouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rich wildlife place,Surrounded by the Kennai river,lakes and forest. It is like visiting Alaska in short drives and as long as you wish trails,with encounters of the different faces of Alaska. Rich wild life Black and brown bears,Goose and Trumptered Swans,Bald Eagles,plenty of fish...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rained steadily as we climbed up 1400 feet to see the lakes. Trail easy to follow, but has some overgrowth over path. Great views once at lake.

Thank Roxanne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for information on the surrounding area, the geology, wildlife and hiking opportunities. I hiked the trail here in August and only met 2 other people on the trail. It is an ideal escape from the busyness of the town at this time...More

Thank RamblingEnglishwoman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Scenic and informative. The staff at this Center provided me with details on an appropriate hike. We also took the hike behind the Center which was enjoyable.

Thank dcyagura
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Such a fantastic way for children to be able to enter act with nature and see how animals and birds live in nature. Hands on displays that our granddaughters loved.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The main center has a number of interesting displays and informational items. A ranger is there to answer questions. There are also several trails of various lengths that can be explored. This is a great way to get out and about, learn a bit about...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We started our time at the wildlife refuge by watching a movie called The Fortress of Bears. It gives you a healthy respect for their survival. We took the boardwalk down to the lake in hopes of seeing the eagles' nest- not successful- and then...More

Thank Maelrarny
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center has interactive exhibits, hiking/walking trails, a gift shop and more. It's a great stop for families and visitors. Throughout the entire year, the visitor center at the Refuge offers activities for kids and adults. Check out their Facebook...More

Thank akwildgirl
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16 June 2017|
Response from angie1966d | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sure, I can gather that information for you tomorrow or the next day. Kenai is a special place! I am certain you will have fun.
4 June 2017|
Response from I13JAmarym | Reviewed this property |
We saw many campsites. I am not sure about fees since we were not camping.