This trail passes through a forest of spruce and hemlock along the edge of a lagoon to the mouth of the Bartlett River and associated estuary. The forest is a good spot to see a wide variety of passerines including, warblers, thrushes, sparrows, kinglets as well as shorebirds and waterbirds along the interface of the tidelands and forest edge.
From the National Park Glacier Bay lodge and visitor center, hike up the road ½ mile to the trailhead for the Bartlett River Trail and then follow the trail for 2 miles to the end of the trail at the mouth of the Bartlett River. Trail is 4-miles round trip.
- eBird Hotspot: Glacier Bay NP--Bartlett River Trail