Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

In 1925 on February 25 President Calvin Coolidge established Glacier Bay as a national momument. It wasn't until 1980 when president Carter made it a national park. The Park is in Alaska with the capital Juneau to the east. The park covers just over 5000 square miles of terrain and receives a little under half a million visitors a year. At wide variety of wildlife exists in the park including salmon, grizzly bears, moose, deer, sheep, goats, wolves, Canada lynx, whale, sea otters, sea lions, seals, dolphins, bald eagles, and Alaskan black bears.

Glacier Bay National Park Info


Glacier Bay National Park

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Glacier Bay National Park Photos

Glacier Bay National Park

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Glacier Bay National Park

Johns Hopkins Glacier calving

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Johns Hopkins Glacier calving

Make sure your volume is turned on to hear the sounds the glacier makes. Keep on watching for the calving!

Mountain Goats

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Harbor Seals

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Johns Hopkins Glacier

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Johns Hopkins Glacier

Those tiny dark specks in the water are harbor seals. Glacier Bay National Park

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Approaching Johns Hopkins Glacier
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Glacier Bay

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Aerial View on a Delta Flight From Seattle to Anchorage. The mountains are probably Mt St Elias (left, 18008) and Mt Fairweather (middle, 15325).

Grand Pacific Glacier

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Grand Pacific Glacier

Grand Pacific Glacier


Glacier Bay today is the product of the Little Ice Age, a geologically recent glacial advance in northern regions. It reached it’s maximum extent in 1750. Today you must travel 65 miles (104 kms) up the bay to view the Tidewater glaciers.just over 250 years ago it jutted out into Icy Strait. A massive river of ice roughly 100 miles ( 160 kms) and thousands of feet deep
The Glacier Bay Park and Preserve is comprised of 3.3 million acres of mountains, glaciers, forests, and waterways.
Certainly a highlight of the Inside Passage.
2nd to last ship in this season and we lucked out with beautiful weather sunny and still.

John Hopkins Glacier

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John Hopkins Glacier

A beautiful day to explore Glacier Bay Basin. John Hopkins glacier at the base of the mountains is visible as it meets the water.

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