Operating Hours & Seasons
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is open year-around, but services in winter are extremely limited.
Park Headquarters (907) 697-2230
Open daily from late May to early September. Exhibits open 24-hours. Information desk and Alaska Geographic bookstore open daily 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. (907) 697-2661
Check on the current schedule for daily ranger-naturalist activities.
Visitor Information Station for Boaters and Campers
The Visitor Information Station (VIS) is located at the head of the public-use dock in Bartlett Cove. It offers information, permits and orientations for campers and recreational boaters in the park. Maps and nautical charts are available. Facilities include public rest rooms, potable water, trash and recycling containers. (907) 697-2627
Did You Know?
Alaska’s land area is 570,374 square miles or about 365 million acres. Largest state in the Union: 1/5th of the size of the Lower 48. Alaska is larger than the three next largest states combined.