Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

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#5 of 117 in Nature in Alaska
The more than 356,000 hectares (879,695 acres) of glaciers in its park, and the surrounding network of fjords, inlets, and islands, make Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve one of Alaska's most popular natural destinations. In addition to its geological wonders, the basin plays home to rich ecosystems and a wealth of marine and coastal creatures, including seabirds, grizzly bears, whales, and seals. You can visit the area either by ground or sea. Coming via a cruise ship, you'll find yourself surrounded with mountains, forests, and gigantic ice formations. Hop on a kayaking or rafting excursion for a closer look at the landscape that served as the sacred homeland of the Tlingit people and dazzled European explorers. Admire the bay's namesake collection of glaciers nestled in inlets and coves, including the famous Muir Glacier. Put Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve and other Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve attractions into our Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve journey planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Visited on the Ruby Princess and the scenery and wildlife were just absolutely stunning. We managed to get very close to the Marjorie Glacier and stayed for around 45 - 60 minutes and it was breathtak...  more »
  • Visited this great National Park area in July aboard a Princess Cruise. The weather was beautiful and clear and we got up close and personal to the many of the glaciers! Everyone should see this park!  more »

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