Southeast Alaskan Wilderness

Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines, and deep sheltered fjords, Glacier Bay National Park is a highlight of Alaska's Inside Passage and part of a 25-million acre World Heritage Site-one of the world’s largest international protected areas. From summit to sea, Glacier Bay offers limitless opportunities for adventure and inspiration


Discover what is so special about Glacier Bay National Park

What's So Special About Glacier Bay?

Glaciers, mountains, wildlife, history, adventure, challenge, wilderness, research...and more!

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Read the park newspaper and visitor guide

The Fairweather Visitor Guide

Read All About It! Get the latest issue of the official visitor's guide to Glacier Bay National Park. 32 full color pages, PDF.

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Enjoy your cruise ship visit to Glacier Bay

Visiting on a Cruise Ship?

The spectacular scenery and wildlife of Glacier Bay make it a highlight of any Alaska cruise. Learn how to get the most out of your Glacier Bay day.

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Follow YOUR National Park

Glacier Bay Social Media

Stay connected with Glacier Bay through Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube!

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Listen to the natural sounds of Glacier Bay National Park

Voices of Glacier Bay

Crashing glaciers, bellowing sea lions, whispering rain, and singing seabirds...enjoy the amazing natural sounds of Glacier Bay!

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Studying harbor seals in Glacier Bay

A Park For Science

Glacier Bay is not only a place to view glaciers, wildlife, and grandeur, but also a living laboratory to study and enjoy through the ages.

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Humpback whale flukes

Glacier Bay's Wildlife

Glacier Bay is an intact, functional ecosystem. Discover the furred, finned, and feathered wildlife that call Glacier Bay home.

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Glacier Bay Webcam

Live View From Bartlett Cove

Enjoy the live view of the Inner Lagoon and Fairweather Range. This serene location in Bartlett Cove offers spectacular views that change every minute

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Visit the Ice Ages!

Getaway To Glacier Bay!

See land emerging from the grip of massive glaciers, watch the birth of an iceberg, observe Alaskan wildlife, and cherish this wild place.

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