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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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“visitor center” (11 reviews)
“nice trails” (6 reviews)
“skilak lake” (5 reviews)
1 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-262-7021
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to check it out, very informative exhibits, cool trailcam videos of wildlife. Has a lot of stuffed wildlife. Gift shop, super clean. Very friendly staff, we talked for about 20 min with Leah, she was very fun to talk to and was extremely...More

Thank Troy2K
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

If you are lucky, this will be more than a once in a lifetime stop! We’ve been here 6 times and it never gets old! So much to see and do! I can’t wait to go back again!!!

Thank Darlingkristi
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A very comprehensive and relatively new visitor's center provides a lot of insight on the Kenai Peninsula. Plenty of outdoors trails and activities during all of the seasons. Activities and trails for all levels of experience, age, and activity.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The walking paths are very nice and well taken care of. The staff is friendly and facilities clean. The exhibition area was very small and not as educational as I would have liked.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

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

1  Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 26 August 2017

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 25 August 2017

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 20 August 2017

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 19 August 2017

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 17 August 2017

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
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15 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.