Glacier Bay Backcountry Camping Orientation

2020 Backcountry Orientation

An orientation is required for all backcountry campers. Please watch the following videos to complete your orientation:
  1. 2020 Backcountry Orientation
  2. At Home in the Wilderness
When applying for a 2020 Backcountry Permit, sign the bottom of your application- indicating you have completed all portions of your orientation. It is your responsibility to complete an orientation and follow all park rules and regulations.

In-person orientations will not be offered for the 2020 season.

2020 Backcountry Permit

 

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information to address some of our most frequently asked questions, please watch videos:

  1. Tides and Currents
  2. Trip Planning and Hazards (available soon)
  3. Wildlife Encounters (available soon)

 
Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details
Duration:
29 minutes, 26 seconds

1) 2020 Online Backcountry Orientation Plan on going camping in Glacier Bay this year? Join us for you online 2020 Backcountry Orientation and watch At Home in the Wilderness and let your adventures begin.

 
Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details
Duration:
16 minutes

2) A Backcountry Guide to Glacier Bay. You have come seeking solitude and natural beauty, but you are also engaged in a partnership with this extraordinary place. A partnership to protect and sustain the bounty and beauty of Glacier Bay.

 

Frequently Asked Questions and Other Information


Additional information to help you prepare for a trip into Glacier Bay.
 
Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details
Duration:
5 minutes, 22 seconds

3) Tides and Currents of Glacier Bay

 

4) Trip Planning and Hazards (available soon)


5) Wildlife Encounters (available soon)

Last updated: June 9, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus, AK 99826

Phone:

(907) 697-2230

Contact Us