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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 22 things to do in Soldotna Features Animals
1 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-262-7021
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1 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-262-7021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a fantastic way for children to be able to enter act with nature and see how animals and birds live in nature. Hands on displays that our granddaughters loved.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main center has a number of interesting displays and informational items. A ranger is there to answer questions. There are also several trails of various lengths that can be explored. This is a great way to get out and about, learn a bit about...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our time at the wildlife refuge by watching a movie called The Fortress of Bears. It gives you a healthy respect for their survival. We took the boardwalk down to the lake in hopes of seeing the eagles' nest- not successful- and then...More

Thank Maelrarny
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center has interactive exhibits, hiking/walking trails, a gift shop and more. It's a great stop for families and visitors. Throughout the entire year, the visitor center at the Refuge offers activities for kids and adults. Check out their Facebook...More

Thank akwildgirl
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nicest visitors center I've been too. Lots of get info & exhibits. You must watch the movie. Wonderful

Thank staceyrealtor
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Not to be missed for the ecologically committed traveler. Spectacular views of the mountains, nature, flora and fauna fortunately preserved for us and future generations. Don't let these visionaries be denigrated by those with an economic agenda.

Thank wlehman
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great videos and animals for you to see. We really enjoyed the visit here. They helped and showed us a 20 mile road off the beaten path to spot bears and the most beautiful views.

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16 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.