Additional Glacier Bay Information
Welcome to the Glacier Bay National Park page. This is the official NPS site dedicated to providing information on Glacier Bay National Park and the many services offered there.
This organization stocks a wide variety of maps and nautical charts as well as books on the history, topography, plants and animals of Glacier Bay.
Gustavus Water Taxi provides transportation to Pt. Adolphus and other areas in Icy Strait in a sturdy, fast vessel designed to carry up to six people plus kayaks and camping equipment.
Guided Kayak Trips/ Glacier Bay and Gustavus
Concession in Glacier Bay for fully outfitted guided multi-day sea kayaking trips. They also offer climbing courses and expeditions, hiking, rafting, skiing, and day trips out of Haines, Alaska.
Concession in Glacier Bay for fully outfitted guided multi-day sea kayaking trips. They also offer kayak trips to other remote areas in southeast Alaska. Personalized itineraries for small groups for trips from 1 to 10 days or more.
Nearby National Parks and Wilderness Areas
Hiking the Chilkoot Trail is the most challenging way to follow in the footsteps of the gold rush stampeders. Hike the 33-mile-long Chilkoot Trail, accessible only on foot. It is a difficult hike and usually takes three to five days.
A popular destination along Alaska’s famed Inside Passage in the Tongass National Forest near Ketchikan, Alaska. Misty Fjords National Monument consists of glacially carved deep rainforest bays in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Beautiful kayaking, cabin sites available.
LeConte Bay in the Tongass National Forest features the 40 mile long LeConte Glacier which is the southernmost tidewater glacier in North America. Guided and unguided ocean kayaking trips. This 448,841-acre wilderness is located on the mainland seven miles east of Petersburg.
Popular remote public-use cabins on the Tongass National Forest range in price from $25 to $45 per night.
Kayak Rentals and Outfitting Services
- Alaska Boat & Kayak in Juneau
Kayak rentals in Juneau. Information on prices, descriptions of boats and equipment, descriptions of places and trips available.
- Southeast Sea Kayaks in Ketchikan
Rentals and outfitting for Misty Fjords in Ketchikan, Alaska. Day and overnight wilderness kayaking trips.
- Tongass Kayak Adventures in Petersburg
Kayak rentals in the LeConte area with its tidewater glacier, the Stikine River, Thomas Bay, Frederick Sound, Kuiu Island and Duncan Canal areas.
- Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures in Sitka
A beautiful outer coast setting for guided day tours, expeditions or kayak rentals.
- Alaska Above & Beyond in Juneau
Explore the Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary on Admiralty Island National Monument on a guided day tour from Juneau or rent kayaks to go on your own.