National Park

Glacier Bay Dog Policy

Glacier Bay National Park is Not Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

Glacier Bay contains tidewater glaciers, mountains, fjords, and a temperate rainforest, and is home to large populations of grizzly bears, mountain goats, whales, seals, and eagles. When discovered in 1794 by George Vancouver, the entire bay was covered by ice, but the glaciers have since receded more than 65 miles (105 km).[1]

Glacier Bay National Park is not very dog friendly. Dogs are not allowed on any trails or the campground, but they are allowed on the roads in the Bartlett Cove developed area, and a small section of the beach in the Bartlett Cove area between the two docks. Dogs are also allowed on boats.

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Pet Policy Details
5037 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on trails.

Campground Policy

Dogs are not allowed in the campground.

Beach Policy

Dogs are only allowed on a small portion of the beach between the Bartlett Cove Public Use Dock and the National Park Service Administrative Dock.

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed within 100' of Bartlett Cove developed roads, but must be kept on a leash.

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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