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  • Open Fires Prohibited on the Kenai NWR

    ...and Skilak Rd. and the Lower Skilak Lake Campground are now open. Frequent updates can also be found on our Facebook page.

    News Release...

  • Proposed Changes to Refuge Regulations

    USFWS announces publication of proposed rule amending Kenai NWR Public Use Regulations

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    PEEPS Preschool Programs at the Refuge

    Come join Refuge staff for an hour of hands-on fun every third Thursday of the month. Contact Michelle at 907-260-2839 for more info.

    Click here for the schedule...

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    Refuge Events- July 2015

    Come join the fun! Check out what's happening at the Refuge this month.


For the visitor...

Refuge Reflections


A visitor's guide to the Kenai Refuge. This guide was created by refuge staff in collaboration with Alaska Geographic. Updated in 2014!

Refuge Reflections [1.65MB PDF]

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Refuge Highlights!

  • Biology News


    Ever wonder what biologists do on the refuge? Staff biologists share their efforts to inventory, monitor, study, and manage the refuge's natural resources.

    Biology News
  • Refuge Notebook


    Each Friday refuge staff contribute an article to a local newspaper. These articles cover a variety of topics. Read this week's article.

    Refuge Notebook
  • Refuge Cabin Program


    Explore the Refuge by visiting one of our rustic Alaskan cabins, offering a unique opportunity to experience the Kenai wilderness.

    Refuge Cabin Program
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Last Updated: Jul 02, 2015
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