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

    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Glacier Bay Vessel Use Planning Update

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Date: October 13, 2009
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230

The NPS will be considering various options to address changes in shoulder season vessel use in Glacier Bay.

A summary of issues, potential actions, and next steps in the process is available at the park planning website.

Did You Know?

John Muir

John Muir, beloved naturalist and father of Yosemite National Park, came to Glacier Bay in 1879 to find direct evidence of the presence of glaciers. He believed that Yosemite had been carved by glacier and was able to validate his hypothesis with what he saw in Glacier Bay.