Southeast Alaskan Wilderness

Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines and deep sheltered fjords, Glacier Bay National Park is a highlight of Alaska's Inside Passage and part of a 25-million acre World Heritage Site—one of the world’s largest international protected areas. From sea to summit, Glacier Bay offers limitless opportunities for adventure and inspiration.

What Makes Glacier Bay Special?
What Makes Glacier Bay Special?

Glaciers, mountains, wildlife, history, homeland, adventure, challenge, wilderness, research....and more!

We bring Glacier Bay to YOUR classroom
Long Distance Classrooms

Using technology, we can now bring the wonders of Glacier Bay to YOUR classroom or group. Our programs are fun, informative, and free!

The Huna Tribal House
The Huna Tribal House

A long awaited dream, Xunaa Shuká Hít stands proudly on the shoreline of Bartlett Cove. It is a place of discovery and re-connection.

The Fairweather Visitor Guide
The Fairweather Visitor Guide

Read the latest issue of the official 40-page color visitor's guide to Glacier Bay National Park.

A sailboat sails through calm water with steep mountain cliffs behind
Boating in Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay is a fabulous place to explore by boat. Whether you're a private boater or thinking about a cruise, explore options here.

stellar sea lion
Hear the Voices of Glacier Bay

Crashing glaciers, bellowing sea lions, whispering rain, and singing seabirds...enjoy the amazing natural sounds of Glacier Bay!

Visiting on a Cruise Ship?
Visiting on a Cruise Ship?

The spectacular scenery and wildlife of Glacier Bay make it a highlight of any Alaska cruise. Learn how to get the most out of your day.

A park ranger works a rope pulley device on a research boat in front of Margerie Glacier
Science and Research in Glacier Bay

From summit to sea, Glacier Bay is a living laboratory filled with opportunities for wide ranging research and study.

Last updated: September 21, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus, AK 99826


907 697-2230

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