Kenai Backcountry Adventures Isn’t Like Other Travel Companies

Kenai Backcountry Adventures specializes in purveying a true backcountry adventure in Alaska. Every person at KBA is a current Alaska resident who has spent years living, working, and exploring in Alaska. Our focus means everyone here knows these destinations intimately, and that comes through in the thoughtful planning of your trip. Each journey is “tailor-made” by our knowledgeable adventure specialists to match your interests and timing, with no big tour groups or tour buses. The superlative feedback we regularly receive from our guests says it better than we can. With KBA, you’ll experience more of the best backcountry that Alaska has to offer.

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The KBA Style

Kenai Backcountry Adventures creates exceptional Alaska experiences for independent travelers, with an emphasis on remote Alaska backcountry, truly superb guides, and thoughtfully designed day trips and expeditions that get you off the beaten path. Accommodations include premier eco-lodges, boutique B&Bs, well-appointed basecamps, and the finest expedition camping. Guides are the single most important thing on any our trips and we are uncompromising when it comes to pairing you with the highest quality backcountry guides. Our unique, carefully crafted day trips and expeditions will help you get to know these places up close and personal.

A Commitment To Protecting Alaska’s Resources

Our commitment is more than just talk. One of our main goals as a company is to help create a strong positive incentive to preserve our destinations. We have specialized knowledge of backcountry areas few people ever travel which allows us to provide logistical support and project planning services for scientific, photographic, and cinematic expeditions throughout the state. We also function as advisors and guides to state and federal agencies. Leverage our years of wilderness experience and dedication to your goals resulting in fun, safe and successful wilderness adventures.

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Kyle McDowell

Adventure Guide

Who We Are

Kenai Backcountry Adventures was founded by Kyle McDowell, who developed a passion for the backcountry of Alaska while traveling and exploring throughout this massive state. He has lived, worked, and explored extensively across the state, as has every member of our experienced and engaging team of adventure specialists.

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We ARE Adventurers

Alaska is the only place we do trips, and no one knows our destinations better. Our professional guides all have years of on-the-ground experience in the backcountry of Alaska.

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Seeing Is Believing

With Alaska destinations such as the Kenai NWR, Lake Clark, and Katmai National Park you are sure to see the pristine landscape that’s been calling your name. Take a look at our destinations and book your adventure today!

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Our True Passion

Every great adventure begins with a spark. From the first phone call to after you get back, we’re here for you every step of the way. We listen, create, customize and design experiences that go way beyond the expected.

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