Local Area Recreation Near Seward KOA Journey
The Seward area has wonderful picturesque hiking trails. The most notable trails close to the KOA are; Harding Ice Field Trail, Exit Glacier Trail, Mt. Marathon Hiker Trail and the Lost Lake Trail.
Seward Historical Walking Tour is open to visitors and includes 26 signs, 46 sites, a map, and web page. You can pick up your map at our local Community Library and Museum, and enjoy our wonderful downtown Seward.
The Iditarod National History walk starts down at our wonderful head of the bay parking lot, then you can head North along the waterfront and enjoy the wonderful sights. In 1909 - mid 1920's, to support mining communities, mail and supplies arriving to Seward Mushers would run dog sleds.
Seward birdwatching is also a great way to watch the migrating birds that use our lakes and ponds for their summer stops before heading south for the winter.Have you ever done Geo Caching? This is a great family experience that you can all enjoy, just go online and check out the map of where the caches are and don't forget to have fun.
Seward Community Library & Museum is open Tuesday-Saturdays and has a wonderful children's room for kids to enjoy games, puzzles, toys and books. They also show a film that talks about The Good Friday earthquake that shook Alaska in 1964. The movie starts at 2pm.
Seward has 2 bike parks that can be enjoyed by both youth and more experienced in age bikers. There is one that is located off Sea Line Ave, and Diamond street, right across from the Military Resort. The other one is located along our wonderful water front, next to our great big playground.
Another great joy of our boat harbor and downtown is our local restaurants and shops. We have so many wonderful locally owned stores in Seward that are only open in the summer season, so their shops always bring a smile to every ones faces. And their items make for great gifts to bring home to family and friends.
Also in the Fall time, we are so lucky to see our wild salmon spawn; across the road from our boat harbor we have our lagoon and you can see the salmon swim into the lagoon and spawn.
Seward is well-regarded as one of the top sport fishing destinations in Alaska. Our crystal waters are full of incredible fish species, including salmon, halibut, trout, grayling, rockfish and lingcod. Whether you want to fish alone or in a group, the area offers countless opportunities to cast your line in Seward.
Head out onto the open ocean for an exhilarating fishing adventure with an experienced crew and state-of-the-art equipment. If the ocean is not your style, you can stick to land and wild fish species right from the shore, taking advantage of the many beaches, lakes and streams around Seward, including 4th of July Beach, Cooper Landing, Resurrection River, Kenai River and more.
Our KOA concierge is always available to help you plan and book fishing trips. Reach out at any point for more information on charters, best spots to fish and discounts for the journey of a lifetime.
Hiking should be at the top of everyone's list when you are camping with us in Seward. The area is home to stunning, picturesque hiking trails that take your breath away. Whether you are a hiking enthusiast or just looking for that perfect photo, there are trails and paths for all ability levels in Seward.
Head into the Kenai Fjords National Park or travel to the Chugach National Forest for some fantastic trails. The local area is also full of well-maintained trails for you to enjoy.
For an easy, family-friendly hike with minimal elevation gain, check out the Exit Glacier or Two Lakes trails, which offer jaw-dropping views in one mile or less. For a more rigorous experience with more significant elevation gain and mileage, the Harding Icefield and Mt. Marathon Hiker trails do not disappoint.
Exit Glacier, one of Seward's most popular attractions, is a must-visit landform. This glacier comes from the Harding Icefield, which is the second largest icefield in North America. This 23,000-year-old icefield is part of the Kenai Mountains, within the Kenai Fjords National Park and just minutes from our campground.
Camping near Exit Glacier offers impressive views and endless opportunities to get out and explore a stunning landscape. Being one of the most reachable valley glaciers in Alaska, you can take the family to the park to hike, take in the views and even stand right next to Exit Glacier.
Kenai Fjords National Park
Seward, AK 99664
Ididaride Alaska Dog Sledding Tours
One of the best ways to experience the natural scenic beauty of Seward, Alaska is by taking a dog sled tour. Dog sledding is the state's favorite sport and no visit to Alaska is complete without one. Seward boasts a gorgeous coastline against a backdrop of majestic mountain ranges. The beautiful forests and hiking trails are all part of the Seward experience. Whether you are riding a wheeled sled through the Alaskan wilderness or a ski sled on Exit Glacier, you will not be disappointed at the sheer beauty and uniqueness the expedition has to offer. Please see our front desk for more information and assistance in scheduling your tour or book online: https://t.sidekickopen86.com/s3t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7kF8cpgX7VRH9lD59hl3kW7_k2841CX6NGW36Q28d2Sw5l-W7s-VM_2nyg2Ff197v5Y04?te=W3R5hFj4cm2zwW4cJ1nY3KcLq1W3H6v_w49M829W1JxwjN3F8PDnW43TDhC3Fbt5SW49KwsN49Szh5W2k9br84fLkwHf3vfNsXX3&si=8000000026147407&pi=357cdade-9350-445b-815c-5235a4df95cb
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures
Great way to get out and enjoy our long summer nights and fun for the family.
1304 4th Ave
seward, AK 99664
Latitude 60 Marine - Salmon Fishing
April through September is the time to fight and land Kings, Silvers, Pinks and Chums in the Resurrection Bay and nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Alaska and Prince William Sound — an Alaskan fishing experience like none other.
Whether you choose an All Day, Half Day or Lodge Based trip, Latitude 60 Marine will help you experience the best of Alaska. Families, kids and serious anglers all are welcome. We specialize in small group charters of up to six wranglers.
Sunny Cove Kayaking
Do you know where to find the perfect Alaskan adventure? We do! Sunny Cove Kayaks hosts more than 5,000 guests each summer. Enjoy a guided kayaking, hiking and wildlife adventure into Alaska's accessible, yet truly wild places. Imagine yourself experiencing a place of turquoise blue waters teeming with whales and puffins, tidewater and alpine glaciers, protected coves and rugged cliffs under glorious skies. Enjoy watching sea otters casually feed on urchins and mollusks; seals following curiously as you kayak in silence; eagles peering down at you while you hike through impossibly green spruce forests, pods of orcas gliding by the bow of your charter boat as they search for salmon, humpback whales breach in glacial fjords...it's all here, waiting for you. Please see our front desk for more information and assistance in booking your adventure.