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National Park Ranger pickup

Spent a little time in Bartlett Cove in order to pickup a Ranger to travel with us for the day... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Castries, St. Lucia
Beautiful environment

This destination is as special as you have likely heard and envisioned. The backdrop of mountains... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Near the tiny village of Gustavus, this is the part of the bay where you will find the park headquarters.
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Spent a little time in Bartlett Cove in order to pickup a Ranger to travel with us for the day. Looks like a good, sheltered anchorage. Make sure you have permission to use the docks. We had a reservation but found the dock occupied. Took...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This destination is as special as you have likely heard and envisioned. The backdrop of mountains, glaciers, forests around the water makes this a worthwhile destination despite its distance from civilization.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Our Alaska Dream Cruise ship, the Baranof Dream, stopped by after dinner to explore. We thoroughly enjoyed taking the hike (wooden boardwalk so handicap accessible) to a lake.We saw some beautiful wooded areas and kept our eyes out for a mother moose that frequents the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We did an Inside Passage cruise on American Cruise line's ship the Constellation. We spent the night on the ship in Glacier Bay after seeing many sea lions, birds of all kinds, sea otters, bear, moose and whales. We then had a quided tour of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Our small cruise ship dropped anchor and we explored the area led by a ranger naturalist. In this remote wilderness area we discovered the beauty of the area and learned about the events that took place here. The Huna Tribal House and its totems stands...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed October 19, 2017

As part of our visit to Bartlett Cove, we took a walking tour with Ranger Jake. It was through a very wild area with all sorts of fungi, growths on trees. I saw and photographed a whale skeleton and lots of plant life that looked...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

We stayed at Glacier Bay Lodge in Bartlett Cove. The lodge is really great and has everything you need. We enjoyed walking around the lodge and hiking on a few trails. We walked to the beach and on the docks in the cove.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Nice natural experience but keep an eye out for bears, we saw 1 from a half mile off which was close enough for us.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We stopped here on our Uncruise adventure. It is a lovely spot at the entrance to Glacier Bay. Nice, easy hiking trails, interesting Tlinggit clan house. We had a look in the main building of the lodge which was very nice. Would like to go...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank chewat
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Our visit was absolutely amazing and will never be forgotten. This was our first taste of a US National Park in Alaska, and what a taste it was. Whales appeared in the cove and it has wonderful walking/hiking trails. Incredible scenery. Bears and moose in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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July 2, 2017|
Response from KLMMadison | Reviewed this property |
You can take a walk through the woods, kayak. There is a native American exhibit. Lodge for lunch. If you need to do laundry and shower, you can do that too. Small gift shop. Lots of different trails...woods, waterfront, to... More
Michelle B
June 20, 2017|
Response from KLMMadison | Reviewed this property |
Iffy at best. Humpbacks most likely.