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 guided multi-day sea kayaking trips. Also river rafting, canoeing, and hiking throughout Alaska. Choose from wilderness camping or lodge-based explorations.
Concession in Glacier Bay for guided multi-day sea kayaking trips. They also offer climbing courses and expeditions, hiking, rafting, skiing, and day trips out of Haines, Alaska.
Paddle Alaska's Inside Passage with Spirit Walker Expeditions. Experienced guides take you by kayak to remote areas in southeast Alaska and further. 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.
The friendly staff gives Juneau International Hostel a reputation as a home away from home. Meet friends for further Alaska travels. Accommodations. Reservations. Directions.
Location: Sitka, Alaska. Directions By Car: Take Halibut Point Rd. from the ferry terminal. No Online Reservations.
Skagway Home Hostel at 3rd near Main St. A great place to meet new friends and traveling companions.
Eagle View Hostel at 2303 Fifth Avenue in Ketchikan, Alaska 99901.
Alaska Island Hostel. Home hostel has two 4-person guest rooms (men & women, sorry no couple's room), a sunny kitchen & living room, and extensive natural history library.
Kayak Rentals and Outfitting Services
Kayak rentals in Juneau. Information on prices, descriptions of boats and equipment, descriptions of places and trips available.
Rentals and outfitting for Misty Fjords in Ketchikan, Alaska. Day and overnight wilderness kayaking trips.
Kayak rentals in the LeConte area with its tidewater glacier, the Stikine River, Thomas Bay, Frederick Sound, Kuiu Island and Duncan Canal areas.
Sea kayaks, expedition quality folding or hardshell, new or used for purchase or rental.
Explore the Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary on Admiralty Island National Monument on your own by kayak for 3 or more days.