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    Welcome to Kenai NWR

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

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  • Black Bear Bait Information

    Applications are now available for black bear baiting permits.

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    Youth Conservation Corps Jobs

    The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is now accepting applications from high school students for an awesome summer job opportunity!

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    Want to volunteer with us?

    Volunteers make the summer fun possible! We are seeking Visitor Center hosts, Campground hosts and community volunteers for Summer 2019!

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    Game Warden Camp

    Calling all 5th, 6th and 7th graders! Come and meet a game warden and learn about their job.

    Game Warden Camp flyer and registration forms

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 [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.

Learn more about the NWRS