Campgrounds of Glacier Bay
Like most of the national parks in Alaska, Glacier Bay is almost entirely undeveloped wilderness. There is one formal camping area in the park, close to Glacier Bay Lodge and the visitor center. All other camping is done in the backcountry.
Bartlett Cove Campground
Size & Cost: 35 sites, free permit required
Open: May through September
Reservations: No, first come, first served
Location: 0.25 mile by trail from the main dock in Bartlett Cove
Amenities: Vault toilets and a shared fire ring on the beach – there is no fresh water
Demand: Moderate. The campground is located in dense temperate rainforest adjacent to the coast of Glacier Bay. It is the only campground in the only developed area in the park, and is sometimes full during peak visitation.