Information About

Jack Bay

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 1' 52" N,
146 ° 36' 4" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Parent

Valdez Arm

Uses

Jack Bay in Detail.

Getting There

The easiest way to access Jack Bay is by taking a boat from Valdez. If you don't bring your own, there are a few charters and boat rental places in town.

About

Located 14 miles southwest of Valdez, among the Chugach Mountains. Jack Bay trends south from Valdez Arm for 7 miles.

History

Naming: Named "Jack's Bay" in 1898 by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA, presumably for W. G. Jack, a local prospector.

Jack Bay Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Jack Bay.

Places Near Jack Bay
Bars:

Sawmill Spit,

Basins:

Gumboot Basin, Uno Basin,

Bays:

Anderson Bay, Boulder Bay, Cloudman Bay, Fish Bay, Galena Bay, Jack Bay, The Lagoon, Landlocked Bay, Port Valdez, Sawmill Bay, Shoup Bay, Valdez Arm, Virgin Bay, West Bay,

Capes:

Bidarka Point, Black Point, Copper Mountain Peninsula, Entrance Point, Point Lowe, Potato Point, Rocky Point, Tongue Point,

Channels:

The Narrows, Tatitlek Narrows, Valdez Narrows,

Dams:

Ellamar Dam Number 1, Ellamar Dam Number 2, Tatitlek Dam, Tatitlek Supply Dam,

Fictional Places:

Port Moore,

Glaciers:

Anderson Glacier, Annin Glacier, Shoup Glacier, Silver Glacier, Westbrook Glacier,

Islands:

Bligh Island, Busby Island, Entrance Island, Middle Rock,

Lakes:

Copper Lake, Devish Lake, Millard Lake, Lake Number 1, Lake Number One, Silver Lake, Turner Lake,

Locales:

Chuck Chute, Sentinel,

Mountains:

Bells Butte, Billygoat Mountain, Mount Cameron, Copper Mountain, Ellamar Mountain, Mount Hogan, Mount Shasta, Mount Thomas,

Parks:

Jack Bay State Marine Park, Sawmill Bay State Marine Park, Shoup Bay State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Anderson Pass,

Rivers:

Duck River,

Streams:

Banzer Creek, Big Creek, Black Creek, Chisna Creek, Clear Creek, Copper Creek, Dayville Creek, Fault Creek, Gladhaugh Creek, Gold Creek, Horsetail Falls Creek, Indian Creek, Johnson Creek, Lagoon Creek, McAllister Creek, Millard Creek, Mineral Creek, Palmer Creek, Reynolds Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Stellar Creek, Twin Falls Creek, Uno Creek,

Routes:

Homestead Trail, Jack Bay Island Trail, Mineral Creek East Trail, Mineral Creek West Trail, Shoup Bay Trail,

Valleys:

Vesuvius Valley,

Cities:

Ellamar, Tatitlek,