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Inspiration Ridge Preserve

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Call 907-235-6667 for more information about guided nature tours and programs, 
Or Click on the Red "Book Now" button to reserve a space on our popular natural history tours!
 
Inspiration Ridge Preserve is a stunning mosaic of forest, bogs, meadows, ponds, and creeks. Stewarded with love for decades by Nina Faust and Ed Bailey and now managed by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, IRP encompasses 693 acres of important wildlife habitat. Our trained naturalist will lead you on a guided hike through the well-maintained trails, where you can learn about the history of IRP, the amazing animals that utilize this habitat and wildlife corridor, and the unique natural history of the area.
 
This year, the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is excited to offer two seperate options to explore this amazing habitat:
1.5 -hour hikes where the naturalist will guided you around ~2 miles of rolling trails and show you beauitful views of Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountains, beautiful flowers, and hopefully an animal or two!
 
3-hour hikes where the naturalist will guide you around ~4 miles of semi-steep trails, where you can take your time to take pictures of beautiful landscapes, explore the hidden trails of Inspiration Ridge Preserve, and again, see some wildlife!

Directions to Inspiration Ridge Preserve are provided upon confirmation of a booked tour.

The Making of Inspiration Ridge Preserve-Youtube Video

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