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Trails Trailhead is adjacent to Nikiski High School off old Nikiski Beach Road in Nikiski. Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center ?2.5 miles long Features: An excellent hike for the elderly or families with small children. Interpretive...
School briefs

...a.m.?noon. Mr. Daniels' Class truly enjoyed the Wetlands field trip that the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center lead last week. They are true professionals and offer a variety of trips related to our State...
Construction moves forward on new refuge visitors center

Construction is still moving forward at the new $6 million Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center in Soldotna, with a new opening date projected for after January 1, 2015. The opening has been pushed back after some small...
Refuge Notebook: A day on Tustumena Lake

...and confused about which end of the tool I should be using - that I'm happy spending most of my days at the Refuge Visitor Center. It was a real eye opener for me to see how hard trail and cabin crews work.When on Tustumena Lake you have...
Refuge Notebook: New Visitor Center Becoming Reality, dedicating long hours to what will be the hub of Refuge visitor services by the end of the year. The new Refuge Visitor Center will house state-of-the-art exhibits that highlight the biodiversity of the Kenai, explore its ecosystems...
Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

I am often asked thought provoking questions while working in the Kenai Refuge Visitor Center. Recently, I was asked how Hidden Lake Campground received its name. It dawned on me that in the sixteen years I've worked...
Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

In the dense forest behind the Kenai Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, standing beside one of the 11 cabins erected by Andrew Berg, Hamilton Hunt helped Park Ranger Leah Eskelin read the data on...
New wildlife refuge visitor center taking shape

Despite an interruption from nature, construction for the new $6 million Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna is on schedule with the completion date set for the end of September. A bald eagle nesting in the...
Fishing guides, others, feel effects of shutdown guides remain in effect. "It has been business as usual," he said Monday. A sign on a gate at the refuge visitor center directs those seeking more information to visit the Department of Interior website. According to the Bureau Of...
Refuge Notebook: Integrated technology brings nature into focus

...relationships in the forest - how species work together to survive and thrive year-round. The hike will begin in the Refuge Visitor Center at 1 p.m. Space is limited. Call 907-260-2811 to pre-register or for more information. Leah Eskelin...


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