• Sunset view of Glacier Bay and the surrounding Fairweather Mountains.

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Glacier Bay Bears Photo Gallery

be alert for bear sign

Scat, Mark Trails, Rub Trees, and Bellyholes
Guide to Glacier Bay Bear Sign


What happens when a dead whale hits the beach in Glacier Bay?
Check out the "Blubber Bonanza" photos and find out.


Did You Know?

Glacier Bay Satellite Image

The Tlingit name for Glacier Bay is “Sit’ Eeti Gheeyi”, meaning “the bay in place of the glacier.” The name reflects the advance and retreat of the enormous glacier that carved Glacier Bay.