Bartlett Cove Campground
The National Park Service maintains a free walk-in campground in Bartlett Cove. The campground features a bear-proof food cache, fire-pit with firewood, and warming shelter located in a very scenic setting along the shore, 1/4 mile south of the Bartlett Cove dock. Stays are limited to 14 days.
If you plan to visit Glacier Bay with a vehicle, please be aware that the Bartlett Cove campground is primitive and accessible by foot only.There are no RV facilities (dump station, hookups, vehicle sites, etc.) or vehicle camping areas within the park. Camping is not permitted in parking areas or along the park road. For information on facilities in the town of Gustavus, please contact the Gustavus Visitors Association.
Did You Know?
Glacier Bay is home to a unique type of black bear with a bluish coat. The "Glacier Bear" may have adapted its coloring for living near glacial ice.