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Why do these seemingly immobile masses of ice yield such a mysterious, yet pervasive appeal? Maybe it is the primeval attraction to power that draws people. For here is a natural force that man does not control.”

Nancy Lethcoe

Glaciers of Valdez, Alaska

If you've always dreamed of see a calving glacier or walking on one, Valdez, Alaska is the perfect opportunity. Our local glaciers have carved out our landscape and our history. 

Valdez Glaciers

One of the most accessible glaciers in Alaska. Located in Thompson Pass, just off the Richardson...

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Located on the outskirts of Valdez and full of amazing history. Gold seekers traveled over this...

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One of the only advancing tidewater glaciers in North America.

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Find a Glaicer Viewing Tour

Our local tour operators offer access to the glaciers by boat, kayak, helicopter, road, or foot. Choose your perfect adventure!

Valdez Highlights