Hike Exit Glacier, Seward

What: Beautiful hike leading up the face of Exit Glacier located in Seward. 2.2 miles with 400 ft of elevation gain rated as Easy.

When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months of May to October. Should take an hour to get to the glacier face and back.

How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/9Eo4DhQkt8mj8p8C9
Alltrails link: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/alaska/the-exit-glacier-nature-trail


  • It’s worth visiting the nature center at the start of the trail to check out local area hikes and maps. They also host ranger led walks for informative hikes.
  • There are a few ways to get to the glacier face; try a loop route to experience the area in different ways.
  • The trail can be done by most abilities; there are a few parts requiring climbing up rocks. For the extra adventurous, climb down to the river bed to get even closer to the glacier face and stream coming out of it.