Ride the Ferry to Gustavus, Alaska

on the ferry to Gustavus
In summer, the ferry LeConte leaves Juneau for Gustavus twice weekly.
scenic byway

Book a ferry trip and view schedules on the State of AK website here.

Since 2011, the Alaska Marine Highway ferry system has provided regular service from Juneau to Gustavus.

Although this new option affords both visitors and residents many new opportunities to travel with a personal vehicle, you may not find all the services and amenities one might expect in other road-linked Alaska communities
  • Glacier Bay National Park is essentially roadless. Bartlett Cove is accessible by vehicle from Gustavus, but all other areas may only be reached on foot, by boat, or by small aircraft.
  • National Park facilities in Bartlett Cove were not designed to accommodate visitors with private vehicles, and parking may be limited at times.
  • There is one primitive campground in the park. It is accessible on foot only.
  • There are no RV facilities (sites/dump station/hookups/etc.) or vehicle camping areas within the park.
  • Camping is not permitted in parking areas or along the park road.

Stay tuned as things develop. For the latest visitor information and trip-planning information, please contact the following:

For information on visiting Glacier Bay National Park:
National Park Service

For information on visiting Gustavus:
Gustavus Visitors Association

For information on the Ferry:
Alaska Marine Highway System


Last updated: April 13, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus , AK 99826


907 697-2230

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