Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 74%Adventure Travelers
- 63%Green Travelers
Member Reviews (13)
- Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget TravelersFoodies+ 1Oct 19, 2013
The kayaking was incredible, the glaciers gorgeous, but the best part was a little hike we took from the lodge. We picked fresh blueberries off the bush, caught a trout in the river, saw a grizzly with cubs across the water, and then a park ranger approached us just to make sure we knew that a black bear had been following us for "some time". Truly awesome!
- Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersFoodies+ 2Jun 26, 2013
This national park is only accessible by water - and features huge glaciers tumbling into the sea. We did a 6 day sea kayaking trip here, which was absolutely unbelievable! We saw whales, bald eagles, grizzly bears and a wolf. Not for the feint of heart, but if you are looking for a little outdoor adventure and know what you are doing, this is the place. It is also accessible by boat tour, which is also probably nice, but if you think you are up to the challenge, I would recommend going for it and paddling yourself.
- Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveNov 01, 2012
This is one of the things that make you wonder, "why haven't I gone out more?". Seriously, it doesn't matter if you are in a retirement cruise, or exploring the wilderness with the rangers like myself. It was an intense, amazing trip that I won't ever forget; learning about the formation of these places, as well as the life that inhabits it is just superb!
- Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 4Sep 16, 2012
I have only seen this park by boat, and so I do not know if there is another reasonable option (you could chopper in I guess). You can literally cruise up to the walls and watch house sized chucks of ice break off the glaciers and cause shock waves rippling through the water as they crash into the ocean and turn into iceburgs.
- Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveJul 04, 2012
Although I only saw bear paw prints and poop (i.e., scat) in the area around Glacier Bay Lodge, I was able to see a bear scavenging for food on a beach on the Glacier Bay Boat Tour. When I went kayaking with Glacier Bay Sea Kayaks in the calm waters of Bartlett Cove, I saw whales in the distance and harbor seals. Next trip, I hope to have a posse so we can be dropped off for a kayaking adventure in Glacier Bay. (First I must become a better camper and kayaker.)
- Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve