Scenic photo from Glacier Bay National Park's backcountry including a wildflower and views into park waters and designated wilderness.

Backcountry Management Plan

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The National Park Service (NPS) is midway through an effort to update its 1989 Wilderness Visitor Use Management Plan. Planning will explore different ways to manage the park's Backcountry to enhance the stewardship of Glacier Bay National Park's more than 2.6 million acres of designated Wilderness. The planning process began in 2019 and includes several opportunities for public outreach and comment.

Contact Information

To be added to the GLBA Backcountry Management Plan mailing list to receive plan notifications and updates please email: