Seward Highway

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  • Boats Docked in Seward Marina

    Boats' masts rise from the water as feathery clouds surround jagged peaks in the background.

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  • Marmot Eating Lupine Seeds

    A marmot feasts on lupine seeds to fatten up for winter.

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  • Hiking to the Harding Icefield

    A hike on the Harding Icefield Trail leads to expansive views of the massive icefield and the valley below.

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  • Turnagain Arm in the Fall

    The bright autumn colors of the trees line the road as it wraps around Turnagain Arm.

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  • Harding Icefield

    The massive Harding Icefield feeds over 30 glaciers on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  • Experiencing the Coast on a Boat Tour

    A boat tour is a great way to experience the wonders of the Kenai Fjords coast.

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  • Experiencing a Glacier Up-Close

    Visitors can glimpse the ice age with a hike to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.

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  • Curious Black Bear on the Rocky Shore

    A curious black bear investigates the rocky shoreline, perhaps looking for a snack.

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  • Breaching Humpback Whale Putting on a Show

    A breaching male humpback whale puts on an impressive show for visitors in Kenai Fjords National Park.

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  • Basking Steller Sea Lions

    Steller Sea Lions bask on the rocky coast of Kenai Fjords National Park.

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  • Dramatic Display of Calving Ice

    Calving ice from Aialik Glacier sends thunderous echos through the bay as it falls into the ocean.

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  • Glaciers Reaching to the Sea

    Kenai Fjords National Park is a rugged landscape that has been shaped by glaciers reaching to the sea.

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  • Snoozing Sea Otter

    A sea otter takes a snooze in Kenai Fjords National Park.

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  • "Made in Alaska" Symbol

    This symbol/tag helps identify merchandise that is made in Alaska.

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  • Engraved Ulu Knife

    A modern version of the ancient ulu knife featuring an engraving of the state of Alaska on the blade. These knives were originally crafted by the Inuit people over 3000 years ago.

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  • Chocolate Waterfall at the Alaska Wild Berry Products Factory

    A must see at the Alaska Wild Berry Products factory in Anchorage, Alaska, this "chocolate waterfall" cascades down into a pool of pure chocolate goodness.

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  • Six Mile Creek Overlook on the Seward Highway

    Water, forests, mountains and sky come together to make a lovely view from the Six Mile Creek Overlook rest stop on the Seward Highway. This is looking north into the valley where the creek runs. Just up the highway about a quarter mile is the old highway bridge and the turn off for Hope, Alaska.

  • Anchorage Night Skyline

    Anchorage gleams in the moonlight.

  • Roadsign on The Seward Highway

    A roadsign marks the route as it plays on into the distance.

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  • Sailboating on Resurrection Bay

    Sailboats dot the waters of Resurrection bay in April 2005. This is a view looking out across the Bay from the Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward.

  • A View of Turnagain Arm

    The snow-covered mountains of Turnagain Arm loom above a coastline near Girdwood, Alaska, during low tide.

  • Lilypads in Kenai Lake

    Lilies float in Kenai Lake, located just north of Seward.