.We Know wildlife is at the
top of your list and we love to show it to you. Your guides knows where to look!
Glacier Camp is a great place to search the mountains with binoculars or a
Moose,Black Bear, Grizzly Bear,
Dall Sheep, and Mountain
Goats are all common sightings.
Wildlife sightings are
common throughout the summer.
Here's a breakdown of
when's the best time to see what.
Sightings are common May 15th to July 15th. During May and June mothers with
calves are common sightings around our office and campground.
Its also common to see moose on the boat ride to Glacier Camp.
Black Bear: Sightings are common and can occur anytime throughout the
June and July its almost a sure bet you will see black bears feeding in the high
mountain meadows around Glacier Camp.
Grizzly Bear: Occasionally
Grizzly Bears are seen from the Boat on the side of the river.
July and August regular sightings occur up in the high mountain meadows.
Dall Sheep: Sightings are common. However Dall Sheep stay
high in the mountains and
are usually seen as little white dots.
Mountain Goat: Very rare to have
Dall Sheep and Mountain goats sharing the same mountains. This is one
area that there home ranges
overlap. Sheep usually stay high
in the mountains and are viewed with binoculars as they feed in the
Goats occasionally come down to the river. Occasionally in the spring we see
mothers with kids down by the water.
Wolf: They live here but the elusive wolf lives a very private life.
Sightings are rare. Usually one or two sightings a year.
Wolverine: In the early 1900s this valley was known as the valley of the
Wolverines are more allusive than the wolf. This ornery member of the weasel
family is known for its tough guy reputation.
Wolverines live here but sightings only occur every couple years.
Coyote: Wily coyote calls this valley home too.
Sightings are common year round.
Lynx: Occasional sightings however like the wolf! rare.
Ermine: This little weasel calls Glacier Camp home and makes regular
Bald Eagle: Common
throughout the year.
In October and November hundreds Eagles concentrate by the hundreds in this area
to feed on late run salmon.
Beaver: Common throughout the year.
Spawning Salmon. Aug and Sept. Other wild friends you could see include Fox, Porcupine, Pine Martin, Swans,
Sandhill Cranes, Red squirrel.
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you a personalized tour with long time Alaskan guides. It is our hopes to
provide you the experience of a lifetime and the highlight of your Alaskan