Park Address: 1 Park Road, Gustavus, AK 99826
Latitude and Longitude GPS: 60.1782633,-149.6494389
Visitor Center Information: The Visitor Information Office provides park visitors with trip planning information, camping and boating permits, and various orientation sessions for visitors looking to learn more about the backcountry of Glacier Bay. The VIS is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. The hours can be impacted by various seasonal exceptions and closures.
Year Established as a National Park: 1980
Park Size: 601,839 acres (2,435 square km)
Weather Summary: Summer temperatures aver 50 to 60 degrees F (10 to 15 C). Rain is very normal so you should be prepared for it at all times.
Hiking Trails and Overlooks: Harding Ice Field Trail, Exit Glacier Trail, Exit Glacier Overlook, Glacier View
Glaciers: Exit Glacier, Harding Icefield
Valleys, Mountains, Plains: Outwash Plain
Oceans, Rivers and Lakes: Bear Glacier Lake, Exit Creek,
Animals Native to Park: Black Bear, Brown Bear, Beaver, Coyote, Mountain Goat, River Otter, Snowshoe Hare, Little Brown Bat, Lynx, Hoary Marmot, Marten, Mink, Moose, Porcupine, Red Squirrel, Shrew, Northern Bog Lemming, Meadow Jumping Mouse, Wolverine, Gray Wolf, Short-Tailed Weasel, Vole.
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