LeConte Bay, Alaska

LeConte Bay is an 810-foot-deep (247 m), six-mile-long (10 km) bay in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Alaska, located east of Frederick Sound. LeConte Bay is a very steep-sided fjord that is home to a seal rookery and the terminus of LeConte Glacier.

LeConte Glacier is a 21-mile-long (34 km) and one-mile-wide (1.6 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It flows southwest to the head of LeConte Bay. The glacier is a popular tourist destination, with operators from nearby Petersburg and Wrangell running excursions to its calving face.

Things to See & Do

* LeConte Glacier

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 10
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Transport Links – LeConte Bay is accessible from Petersburg and Wrangell. The jet carrier Alaska Airlines serves Petersburg with both cargo and passenger service from the Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport from Wrangell and Juneau daily, with service ultimately reaching Anchorage and Seattle. There are three charter air companies.