River Rafting Guide Services
This page includes information regarding Alsek/Tatshenshini Guided Float Trip concession authorizations in Glacier Bay National Preserve. For a listing of all companies that provide visitor services in and around Glacier Bay see the park's Goods and Services page.
All commercial operators are required to abide by the requirements of Canadian government entities for portions of the trip in Canada. These include British Columbia and Yukon Territorial Governments, BC Parks, Kluane National Park and Champagne & Aishihik First Nation.
All operators are required to abide by jointly developed Environmental and Safety Standards (22KB .pdf file) for expeditions on the Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers.
Authorized Guided River Rafting Concessioners
Canadian companies are authorized to operate in Glacier Bay under a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA). To find more information on how to apply for a CUA, please visit the NPS Anchorage Regional Office website:
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Did You Know?
Instead of vocalizing to attract females, common snipe males have another method of drawing the attention of a potential mate. They spread their tail feathers diving downward. Air vibrates through the tail feathers creating an attractive, winnowing sound.