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    Glacier Bay

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Glacier Bay N.P. Camper Drop-off/Pick Up Points to Change

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Date: August 3, 2010
Contact: Allison Banks, Public Information Officer, 907-697-2230

Effective from August 6 through September 6, 2010, the location of the Glacier Bay kayaker/camper drop-off/pick-up points will be Sebree Cove and Sundew Cove. Kayaker/campers planning their trips on or after August 6 should note the change. Maps and coordinates for these locations are available on the park’s website and at the Visitor Information Station. For further information please contact the Visitor Information Station at 907-697-2627 or the park’s website at

http://www.nps.gov/glba/planyourvisit/kayaking.htm

Did You Know?

Ice

In 1899, an earthquake measuring 8.4 on the Richter Scale so shook the glaciers in Glacier Bay, the budding tourism industry nearly died. There was so much ice in the water from the shattered glaciers, visitors to Glacier Bay did not return to for over ten years.