WILDERNESS HIKING IN KENAI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

QUICK DETAILS

  • Ages: All Ages
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Departs: KNWR – Mile 58 of Sterling Hwy
  • Location: Kenai NWR
  • Exertion: Easy to Strenuous
  • Price: $149 per person

Ask us about custom dates for individuals, couples, families, and groups.

TRIP DETAILS & ITINERARY

Take a stroll through the Alaskan wilderness on this refreshing hike in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. As you follow your guide through forested trails, learn about local history and the lush nature of the area, and savor pristine views of mountains, lakes, and the alpine tundra.

Take a stroll through the Alaskan wilderness on this refreshing hike in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. As you follow your guide through forested trails, learn about local history and the lush nature of the area, and savor pristine views of mountains, lakes, and the alpine tundra.

Accompanied by a guide, head to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge located on the Kenai Peninsula, the beautiful preserve spans an impressive 1.92 million acres (7,770 square km) of diverse terrain. Your guide takes you out on a trail tailored to your group’s difficulty preferences that showcases the gorgeous nature of the wildlife refuge. You can get the chance to skirt above the tree line for breathtaking views of the Kenai Mountains, pristine lakes, and the emerald forests of the refuge.

As you hike, learn about the local history and wildlife of the area. The refuge protects a number of large animals, including brown and black bears, Alaskan moose, lynx, and caribou. During a stop for a satisfying picnic lunch surrounded by lush landscapes, you can ask your guide about the myriad bird species that inhabit the refuge, as well as the fish that make the place a popular fishing destination.

* This trip is operated in bear country.

TRIP DETAILS

  • TRIP TIME: See Booking Calendar
  • DURATION: 4-6 Hours
  • LOCATION: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
  • DEPARTS: KNWR – Mile 58 of Sterling Hwy & Skilak Lake Road
  • DIFFICULTY: Group Preference – Easy to Strenuous
  • DISTANCE: 3 to 6+ miles of hiking
  • AGES: All Ages

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Check-in: Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to start time to check-in.
  • Meeting Place: A predetermined meeting place based on the level of hike you and your group want to participant in. Our office will confirm the meeting location with you prior to your tour. We offer pickup at accommodations within the Cooper Landing area. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Terrain: You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk on uneven terrain.
  • Children: Available to all ages. Infants under the age of 2 are free. Under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • What To Bring: Please eat a hearty breakfast in the morning prior to arriving for your trip. Bring snacks, and a full water bottle. Sturdy, well broken-in hiking boots or shoes. Waterproof rain jacket and rain pants. Clothes for dressing in layers; dress for current weather conditions. Camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, and any personal items. Cash if offering guide gratuities.
  • Inclusions: Deli lunch (wraps; select option when booking), professional wilderness guide, interpretive guided hiking.

*We have myriad trail hiking options in Kenai NWR from lush boreal forests, craggy mountains, and alpine tundra.

NEED HELP?

We hope you find the information on this page useful. But if you need help booking your trip or have any questions please contact us.

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