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Exit Glacier

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Exit Glacier Road, Kenai Fjords National Park, AK 99664
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Hike up the well-maintained path to the top of the glacier.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy hike” (66 reviews)
“nice hike” (33 reviews)
“visitor center” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Exit Glacier Road, Kenai Fjords National Park, AK 99664
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"easy hike"
in 66 reviews
"nice hike"
in 33 reviews
"visitor center"
in 47 reviews
"short hike"
in 32 reviews
"global warming"
in 15 reviews
"easy access"
in 15 reviews
"national park"
in 17 reviews
"the past years"
in 11 reviews
"walk up"
in 14 reviews
"lower trail"
in 9 reviews
"ranger station"
in 10 reviews
"harding ice field"
in 35 reviews
"longer hike"
in 9 reviews
"nature center"
in 13 reviews
"climate change"
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"markers showing"
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"seward area"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were only able to hike the first 2 or so miles of the trail up the side of the glacier (still under snow!). We made it to Marmot Meadows, which was 100% worth the time and effort. Amazing views of this arm of the...More

Thank ExploreAZcouple
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to Exit glacier multiple times in my 12 years living in Alaska. My first visit over a decade ago until now reflects the glaciers recession. As you drive into the park and near the parking area, you will notice signs on side of...More

2  Thank YankeeDevils
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exit glacier is located about 20 min drive from Seward. You do not have to purchase any guide tour but just transportation if you do not have a car. There are 3 hikes. We took the simple trek which families with children can do. This...More

1  Thank Yoram L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can reach the exit glacier site using the exit glacier guides shuttle and it is then advisable to go up to the glacier point with the Ranger,it usually takes an hour or so to get there, during the walk he explains many things, it...More

2  Thank Shalu2127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Exit Glacier area is the only part of Kenai Fjords National Park that is accessible by car (when not closed by snow) by taking the Seward Highway (AK-9) north from Seward to mile marker 3 and turning west onto Exit Glacier Road and following...More

5  Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

My first trip to Exit Glacier was solo, so I did what I felt comfortable with as a solo traveler. The Lower Trail was easy and I felt safe traveling alone. The following day I hiked part way up the Harding Icefield trail with my...More

1  Thank nomadic808
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

My family and I joined a ranger-led hike to Exit Glacier last summer, and were very pleased with the experience. The ranger was very knowledgeable and friendly, and educated us about the glacier and local wildlife. It was an easy hike with beautiful sights along...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

My wife and I visited this location before our kids were born. We had a leisurely hike right to the base of the glacier. On our visit this past summer, 19 years later, we found we had to hike quite a bit further, just to...More

1  Thank Kirk T
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We had a fun time during our hike to exit glacier. It starts off easy and then the path is not paved so you have to be cautious. It is however an easy hike, my 7 years old boy and my 74 years old dad...More

1  Thank yatree
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

It's an easy walk from the parking lot (with bathrooms) to get to a viewpoint, but a longer hike to get close up. It's very sad to see how the glacier has been receding over the years - there are markers at the side of...More

1  Thank MS06
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Christopher R
June 19, 2018|
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Response from ExploreAZcouple | Reviewed this property |
We hiked up to Marmot Meadows and the view was amazing. I’m a 37m in decent shape and had a good sweat going. Lots of elevation gain. We hike quickly though. If you rest as needed, you can definitely do it! Several 50 year... More
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Zvonok
June 5, 2016|
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Response from glacierlady |
You need to drive 15 miles NW of Seward to get to Exit Glacier and the trails. The road dead ends there. There is no way of knowing how many people will be there at any given time..rainy days will have less.
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