Top Eight Sea Kayaking Hot Spots

West: Glacier Bay (Alaska)

Some call Glacier Bay primal. From the spruce-scented air to the wildlife, to the obvious momentum of glaciation and plant succession, Glacier Bay is a powerful, humbling thrill for both novices and pro kayakers alike. The 3.28-million-acre national park only 60 miles northwest of Juneau offers motorless seclusion in a labyrinth of channels. Along the vastness of the bay and below the snow-capped peaks that breath down over the glacial highway are alpine meadows that offer excellent hiking and camping spots.


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