Travel To Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Overview

The Glacier Bay National Park is a US National Park near Juneau, Alaska. With about 547,000 visitors per year (as of 2017), it is the second most visited national park in Alaska, slightly behind Denali.

The vast majority of visitors to the park visit by cruise ships which sail up the Inside Passage of the Alaskan Panhandle to or from Anchorage. A much smaller number of visitors visit the park on foot or via smaller ships.

The park named for the many glaciers in the park. There are 1,045 glaciers which can be found in the park, seven of which terminate into Glacier Bay and can be seen by visitors.

It is also part of the Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek UNESCO World Heritage Site which covers 4 parks in the US and Canada.

NOTE: Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska is different from Glacier

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