Glacier Bay – Alaska

Bartlett Cove | Forest Trail | Johns Hopkins Glacier

Date of Visit: August 5-7, 2014

How we got there: Flew from Anchorage with a stop in Juneau. The park and the town of Gustavus are only accessible by plane or boat.

Lodging: Glacier Bay Lodge


  • Full-Day boat tour aboard the Baranoff Wind. Travel 120 round trip miles into Glacier Bay with wildlife viewing and a view of a tidewater glacier calving into the ocean.
  • Bartlet Cove Trails: Easy trails for a stroll through the woods or along the beach near the Glacier Bay Lodge.

Tips: Flights and ferries in and out of Gustavus/Glacier Bay are limited. Check schedules and plan the rest of your trip around them.

Next time: Sea Kayaking in Bartlett Cove