Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Superintendent Name: 
Tomie Lee
Welcome to the marine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, which includes tidewater glaciers, snow-capped mountain ranges, ocean coastlines, deep fjords, and freshwater rivers and lakes. An abundance of plant communities and a variety of marine and terrestrial wildlife exist in this diverse land and seascape. opportunities for adventuring and learning about this unique and powerful place abound in this magical land.
Park Acreage: 
3.28317e+06
Highest Point: 
Mount Fairweather
Highest Point Elevation: 
15300 feet
Visitor Count: 
413382
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Fairweather Range; Mount Fairweather
Endangered Species: 
Humpback Whale; Peregrine Falcon
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
Juneau, AK
Gateway Communities: 
Gustavus, AK
Nearby Airports: 
Juneau International Airport (JNU); Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC); Gustavus Airport (GST)

Comments

What an amazing place i've been on a few alaska cruises and each one i make sure that this is an area we go to. I think next year my wife and i will fly up to spend more time in some of the areas we really enjoy up there.