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Feel the breeze through the pines, smell an aromatic campfire, hear the waves gently lap the shoreline. Tremendous camping opportunities can be found on public lands throughout the Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai is well known for the extensive camping opportunities available along its road system.
4th Whittier Whiplash
Sea Kayaking Skills and Safety Festival, Whittier-Portage, June 9-10
- Strokes and maneuvers day 1; rescues and recoveries on day 2
All equipment provided, including Kokatat dry suits, Valley, NDK and North Shore sea kayaks, etc.
- presented by Alaska Kayak School, Alaska Sea Kayakers and Paddlers Realm
- Sea Kayak demos and gear sale
Novices (never paddled before) level 1
Beginners (paddled less than 10 time) level 2
Let's Celebrate! This year bring us the 22nd Kenai River Festival!
No tent? No RV? No problem. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Cabins have got you covered! Escaping overnight into the outdoors doesn't have to mean pitching a tent.
With more than 19 hour of daylight, there's no excuse not to get out and enjoy one of these great Summer Solstice Festivals here on The Kenai!
Summer Solstice Music Festival and Matti's Farm Fest!
Where: Diamond M Ranch in Kenai
When: June 21st 4:00pm - 12:00am
Seldovia Summer Music Festival
When: June 21st - 24th
Honoring our Oil and Gas, Commercial Fishing and Tourism Industries
The annual Industry Appreciation Day event will take place on Saturday, August 24th in the City of Kenai at the Park Strip on Main Street Loop, from noon to 4:00pm. This is event is free to the public and serves free food, fun and entertainment to thousands of people. It is considered one of the largest annual gatherings of the on the Kenai Peninsula and this year should be no exception.
Collect enough stamps and you will be eligible to enter for a grand prize Kenai Peninsula vacation drawing. Get it NOW!
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