Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier is just 10 miles from Seward and is one of the most accessible glaciers in all of Alaska. Exit Glacier is part of the Harding Icefield and is also the only portion of Kenai Fjords National Park that is accessible by road. Exit Glacier is so named because it was the exit point for the first successful crossing of the Harding Icefield. It was previously called the Resurrection Glacier.

To Access the glacier turn at mile 3.5 of the Seward Highway on Exit Glacier Road and drive 8 miles to the parking area.  It is possible to get very close to the glacier, however you should respect all posted warning signs and not get too close.

Exit Glacier has a tent only campground that is available on a first come, first served basis. During the summer months, sites can fill up quickly.  The campground is half a mile from the end of the road and you must walk in with your supplies. Water and toilets are available.