Kenai Fjords National Park Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Major Marine Tours Adds New Custom-Built Catamaran to Fleet: Kenai Fjords 360Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Seward City News

    This summer Major Marine Tours will welcome an exciting addition to their fleet: the Kenai Fjords 360, a brand-new, custom-built 98 foot high-speed catamaran. The boat's name celebrates the 360 degree views of Kenai Fjords National Park that passengers will experience from the fully-wraparound third deck.

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  2. An e-bike is not the only answer for the less-than-enthusiastic cyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... we drove our rental car to Seward, and the next morning, we took a six-hour day cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park . After that, we started the drive to Valdez, stopping for a day for a guided trek on the inland Matanuska Glacier . Then in ...

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  3. Exit Glacier Area Closed to Snowmachine UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Seward City News

    Due to recent warm temperatures and snowmelt, Kenai Fjords National Park has closed the Exit Glacier area to snowmachine use. This closure includes the road to Exit Glacier within the park boundary, parking areas, the designated route through the campground to Exit Creek, and within Exit Creek.

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  4. NASA photos capture national parks from aboveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Daily Mail

    A dusting of snow sits atop the jagged edges of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, pictured from space Chunks of ice can be seen melting into the blue waters of Bear Glacier, seen here in the Kenai Fjords National Park, located on the remote Kenai Peninsula in southern Alaska Have you always wanted to explore one of America's national parks but aren't sure which should be at the very top of your list? These breath-taking images, offering a rare bird's eye view of the country's most famed expanses, might just help you decide. Nasa captured the aerial photographs from the edges of the planet's atmosphere - documenting everything from lakes and craters to fjords and volcanoes.

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  5. 21 photos that will make you want to travel to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... in the Brooks River. Brown bears aren't the only wildlife you'll see in Alaska. Further north in Kenai Fjords National Park, you'll encounter sea lions... There are glaciers all over the state. Glacier Bay is a popular stop for cruise ships, thanks ...

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  6. Klondike Gold Rush leads peers in number of Alaska park visitsRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... by Denali National Park with 587,412 visitors, Glacier Bay National Park with 520,171 visitors, Kenai Fjords National Park with 346,534 visitors and Sitka National Historic Park with 217,141 visitors. Sitka's number of visitors grew 17 percent in ...

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  7. The sunlight's coming back in Alaska -- and it's time to get out and exploreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... more choices to get out and see the state. Before the humpback whales make their appearance in Kenai Fjords National Park, the gray whales show up. These marine giants swing by the mouth of Resurrection Bay in Seward on their way to the Bering Sea ...

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  8. Should Russian Alaska be considered part of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Coin World

    ... found at many of them. A 1748 half kopek was found at a village site on Aialik Bay, within the Kenai Fjords National Park near Anchorage. Others, poorly preserved and poorly identified, have also been recovered. Russia sold Alaska to the United ...

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  9. Kenai Fjords National Park Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Seward City News

    If you are 15-18 years old, like the outdoors and are looking for a fun summer job this opportunity is for you! Kenai Fjords National Park will offer several positions to local youth interested in working for the Federal Youth Conservation Corps in the summer of 2017. Students will have a chance to engage visitors, learn what it takes to maintain the park or work with park scientists to better understand park resource management.

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  10. Romance on the rails: 5 train trips to take with that special someoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... early June through late August, involves rafting among icebergs, a glacier and wildlife cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park and a bus tour on the restricted Denali Park Road along North America's tallest peak, from $2,095 per person. Call ...

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  11. Windstar To Sail to Alaska in Spring/Summer 2018Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... Guests can enjoy a cup of cocoa on deck as they sail through Misty Fjords National Monument and Kenai Fjords National Park, experiences usually booked via a shore excursion because the "big ships" just don't go there. Each Windstar Alaska itinerary ...

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  12. 19 stunning photos that show just how amazing US National Parks areRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... park is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and a portion of the Appalachian Trail runs through it. At Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, visitors can get up close and personal to marine mammals. If they're lucky, they'll also catch a glimpse of one of ...

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  13. Exit Glacier Area Open to Snowmachine Use, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords National Park announces that the Exit Glacier area is now open for snowmachine use. Snowmachines are now permitted in the park's developed area, specifically the road to Exit Glacier, parking areas, a designated route through the campground to Exit Creek, and within Exit Creek.

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  14. Windstar To Change The Landscape Of Small Ship Cruising In Alaska and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Guests can enjoy a cup of cocoa on deck as they sail through Misty Fjords National Monument and Kenai Fjords National Park, experiences usually booked via a shore excursion because the "big ships" just don't go there. Each Windstar Alaska itinerary ...

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  15. River otters use latrines as social hubsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | KSKA

    ... To help understand how latrines affect otter behavior, Barocas set up cameras along coastline in Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound. When the otters visited a latrine site, the movement triggered the camera to start recording. "The ...

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  16. Proposed Regulatory Changes For National Parks In Alaska Open For CommentRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    ... and interacting with other bears. This change seeks to equitably allocate space among visitors. Kenai Fjords National Park proposes to implement a closure to highway vehicles on Exit Glacier Road, with exceptions for holders of a permit, when the ...

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  17. Tourism projected to grow 2% in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Homer News

    ... air, cruise ship and highway traffic to the state are up, as well as traffic to parks like the Kenai Fjords National Park. For the 2017 season, the Alaska Travel Industry Association is predicting a small gain in visitation of about 2 percent, said ...

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  18. Tourism projected to grow 2% in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... air, cruise ship and highway traffic to the state are up, as well as traffic to parks like the Kenai Fjords National Park. For the 2017 season, the Alaska Travel Industry Association is predicting a small gain in visitation of about 2 percent, said ...

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  19. Letters to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... aska. As a local business owner with operations on the Kenai River and on an inholding within the Kenai Fjords National Park, this issue concerns me. Alaska's national parks are an important draw for my business, and a big economic boon to Alaska's

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  20. You Saw It, Dec. 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... colony of sea lions suns themselves on rocks on the side of one of the Kenai Fjords on July 17 in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. Irene Bladow took this photo, which was sent in by Ron Bladow.

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