Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

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The more than 356,000 hectares (879,695 acres) of glaciers in its park, and the surrounding network of fjords, inlets, and islands, make Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve one of Alaska's most popular natural destinations. In addition to its geological wonders, the basin plays home to rich ecosystems and a wealth of marine and coastal creatures, including seabirds, grizzly bears, whales, and seals. You can visit the area either by ground or sea. Coming via a cruise ship, you'll find yourself surrounded with mountains, forests, and gigantic ice formations. Hop on a kayaking or rafting excursion for a closer look at the landscape that served as the sacred homeland of the Tlingit people and dazzled European explorers. Admire the bay's namesake collection of glaciers nestled in inlets and coves, including the famous Muir Glacier. To visit Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve and other attractions in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, use our Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve travel itinerary maker.
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  • we were blessed with a cold, clear day; we were able to get up fairly close to the glacier, saw a lot of calving. many harbor seals resting on ice floes. The trip up to the Margerie Glacier was beauti...  more »
  • One of its kind, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (冰川灣國家公園) is located in the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (胡納-安貢人口普查區), Southeast Alaska, Alaska, USA. Its population was 2,150 in 2010. It was desi...  more »
  • Like many people who get to see this park and it's glaciers, we saw this during our Alaska cruise. The ship got very close to the Margerie/Grand Pacific and Johns Hopkins glaciers. Along the way up th...  more »