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    Welcome to Kenai NWR

    This nearly 2 million acre national wildlife refuge is yours to explore!

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    Swan Lake Fire Info

    Visit this StoryMap for a comprehensive look at the 2019 Swan Lake Fire

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    Becoming a Big Game Guide

    Prospectus and Request for Proposal to become a Big Game Guide are due by 4:00 PM March 16, 2020

    Big Game Prospectus Page

  • Local Hire Trail Crew

    The KNWR is hiring for the trail crew. Please see the attached announcement to apply

    Trail Crew R7-20-S3502-03TC(RLH)

  • Local Hire in Maintenance

    The KNWR is hiring a maintenance worker. Please see the attached announcement to apply.

    Maintenance Worker R7-20-S4749-05 –TC(RLH)

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
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.

Refuge Reflections

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.

Learn more about the NWRS