Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Kenai Fjords National Park, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Kenai Fjords National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kenai Fjords National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America by month

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January

January in Kenai Fjords National Park is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Kenai Fjords National Park is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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March

March in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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April

April in Kenai Fjords National Park can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Kenai Fjords National Park is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, Kenai Fjords National Park is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kenai Fjords National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

Traveling to Kenai Fjords National Park in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in Kenai Fjords National Park is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Kenai Fjords National Park is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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November

November in Kenai Fjords National Park is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

Traveling to Kenai Fjords National Park in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kenai Fjords National Park.

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