Featuring dynamic glaciers, rugged mountains, wild coastlines and temperate rainforests, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is heaven-on-earth for nature lovers. This 5,156 sq. mile national park in Alaska is part of a much larger international protected area; a World Heritage Site. The natural features and landscapes of the park offer limitless opportunities for campers and visitors to enjoy adventures and be inspired.
Wonder where to begin your adventure at the park? The options before you are amazing. You could kayak in the park’s wilderness, stretch your legs on any of the hiking trails that lead to some of the spectacular scenes in the park, or look out for any of the over 280 recorded bird species occupying various habitats in the park. Should you wish to watch the Glacier Bay mountains, waters, and ice from above, then take advantage of the flightseeing opportunities available. If you enjoy hunting and have the required licenses, sport and subsistence hunting opportunities are available. Are you a fishing enthusiast, you’ll be overwhelmed!
There is only one campground in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and it is only accessible by foot. Vehicles and RVs are not allowed in the campground. Pets are allowed in some areas in the park.