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Camp at Bartlett Cove

 a path through woods with a sign that says bartlett cove campground
The peaceful campsites of Bartlett Cove are surrounded by delicate rainforest. Stay on the paths to protect this fragile ecosystem! NPS Photo
Tucked into the mossy, temperate rainforest along the shores of Bartlett Cove, the Bartlett Cove Campground makes an idyllic basecamp for all of your Glacier Bay explorations. Just steps from views of the surrounding waters and mountain ranges, camp sites are convieniently located near the public dock, the Glacier Bay Lodge, and the Visitor Information Station (1/4 mile). The campground facilities include bear-proof food storage caches, a fire-pit with free firewood, a small warming shelter.

Ranger Recommendation
Check out some of Bartlett Cove's excellent trail options or simply explore the shore during your stay. Whales, harbour porpoises, sea otters, moose- you never know what you might spot! Don't forget to stop by the Visitor Information Station for a campground permit and a required orientation session.
Details
Stays at the campground are limited to 14 days.
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
The campground is located about 1/4 mile by trail from the Bartlett Cove Public Dock and the Visitor Center.
Visit the Visitor Information Center to recieve an orientation and camping permit.
Accessibility Information
The Bartlett Cove Campground is accessible by foot traffic only. Paths through the campground are well-compacted soil and level. There are no utilities available. There is one wheelchair accessible vault toilet available, and at the nearby Visitor Information Station (1/4 mile), there are two modern restrooms that are fully accessible.

Service dogs on a leash are allowed on park trails in Bartlett Cove.

Last updated: February 27, 2018