Portage Cove Campground

Address: Portage, Whittier, Alaska, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on Portage, Whittier, is near Prince William Sound Glacier Cruises, Sound Eco Adventures, Begich Towers Incorporated, and Unga Island.
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    Travel Blogs from Whittier

    Cosmo Response to Judy

    A travel blog entry by donandtommye on Jun 27, 2015

    1 comment, 18 photos

    ... a tide that comes in as a wave of water rather than a general and gradual rise of the water level. There are only a few places in the world where this occurs, most are on rivers and are not as dramatic as the wave going 50 miles through the Turnagain Arm. Anyway, the old guy, who claims to have an engineering degree, apparently could not do the simple math to correctly calculate the time ...

    The awesomness of Whittier

    A travel blog entry by takethisandrun on Jun 21, 2015

    2 comments, 5 photos

    ... cruise was excellent. We saw a series of glaciers, whales, more bald eagles, and a lone sea otter. We got very close to a gull nesting site that a bald eagle was eyeing (while being attacked by some crows). Waterfalls ran down the sides of the mountain from the glaciers all over the place. TONS and tons of really amazing waterfalls. There was a park ranger on board that was giving us facts and answering questions about the land formations, history of the ...

    College Fjord

    A travel blog entry by peter_denise on Jun 12, 2015

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... There were both ‘hanging’ glaciers and ‘tidewater’ glaciers and it was a beautiful clear evening. Very hard to capture the magnificence of the place on film, but we tried. Once again we cruised right up close in amongst the icebergs and the captain pivoted the ship so both sides got excellent views. Our Naturalist gave a running commentary for an hour while we were there. ...

    Anchorage to Whittier

    A travel blog entry by parsonsfletcher on Sep 06, 2014

    22 photos

    Here are our pictures from the train ride from Anchorage to Whittier.

    Updated to add more information:

    We had a beautiful train ride from Anchorage to Whittier. It was beautiful seeing all of the scenery. We got to Whittier around noon and enjoyed checking onto the boat and then walking the town of Whittier. The history in this town is interesting. It was built during WWII. Check out our pictures.


    A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 05, 2014

    2 comments, 19 photos

    Well we saw what we came for. Glaciers .... Glaciers .... Glaciers.

    Glacier Bay National Park was our first day of sightseeing from the boat.

    Glacier Bay demonstrates one of the most dramatic impacts if climate change with a recession of ice over 65 miles in 200 years. In 1794, Glacier Bay was completely covered in ice. Today it's 3 million acres displays the convergence of tidewater glaciers, fjords and temperate rainforests.

    As we arrived at ...