Glacier Bay
National Park & Preserve Alaska

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there is a lot to do and see in Glacier Bay
There is a lot to do and see in Glacier Bay!
 

On this page: Explore daily activities in Bartlett Cove during your visit. Then, check detailed program topics closer to the time of your visit. Program topics updated weekly.

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Weekly Program Topics

June 22 - 25

Program topics are updated weekly, check this page close to the time of your visit!

Tuesday June 22

4 pm | Sea Otters and Kelp Forest Connections
Join Ranger Marinell to explore one of the most diverse, dynamic, and productive ecosystems on Earth.
7 pm | Should I Stray or Should I Go?
Explore the lifecycle of Pacific Salmon and the influence they have on surrounding forests. Join Ranger Katy to dive deeper into what motivates an individual salmon to colonize a stream recently emerged from the ice.

Wednesday June 23

4 pm | Peek-a-boo Palette
Bartlett Cove's tidal canvas is colored by a cacophony of curious creatures. Catch Ranger Matt for a closer look at these amazing works of art.
7 pm | Tribal House Traditions
Join a ranger-facilitated virtual presentation provided by a tribal interpreter and explore Glacier Bay Homeland from a traditional perspective. Presentations vary.

Thursday June 24

4 pm | Glacier Bay Under Construction
Join Ranger John to learn how sea otters, our furry ecosystem engineers construct new habitat for a multitude of species.
7 pm | Glacier Bay Buffet
Just like your favorite cookbook has a variety of recipes, Glacier Bay has an assortment of ingredients to support an abundance of wildlife. Join Ranger Rebekah for a sampler of Glacier Bay animals that choose different meals from the Glacier Bay buffet.

Friday June 25

4 pm | Snow Speaks
Join Ranger Colleen to learn more about our resident humpback whale skeleton. We will explore Whale 68, otherwise known as Tsalxaan Tayee Yáay, or the Whale Beneath Mount Fairweather. Her skeleton remains as a sentinel of Glacier Bay and an eternal source of wonder for all who visit.
7 pm | Tribal House Traditions
Join a ranger-facilitated virtual presentation provided by a tribal interpreter and explore Glacier Bay Homeland from a traditional perspective. Presentations vary.

Last updated: June 22, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus, AK 99826

Phone:

(907) 697-2230

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