Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Kayak the West Arm of Glacier Bay National Park

    5.0
    0 mi / 0 ft gain
    Ever wanted to sleep beside a calving glacier? Wake up with a humpback whale feeding along the shoreline of your private beach? Watch the sunset for hours until midnight?Witness bears foraging in the tidal zones or watch a moose go for a swim? This, and more, is possible in Glacier Bay.Starting a...
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Camp at Bartlett Cove Campground in Glacier Bay NP

    5.0
    1 mi
    Depending on how you arrive to Gustavus, (which may or may not be the most difficult part of this adventure) you'll want to head to the Visitor Information Center at Bartlett Cove within the park to grab a free camping permit if you are there during the summer season and to sit through an orienta...
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Bartlett Cove Forest Loop Trail

    1.35 mi / 148 ft gain
    Bartlett Cove Forest Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gustavus, Alaska.
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  • Gustavus, Alaska

    Hike the Forest Loop Trail

    1 mi / 144 ft gain
    Benches line the trail, strategically placed at scenic viewpoints. The Forest Loop Trail is primarily used for hiking, and is best used from March to October. The trail features amazing wild flowers and is great for all skill levels. The trail can be accessed from the lodge or from south of the b...
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