Information About

Bird Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Bird Glacier on The Map

Location

61 ° 0' 31.482" N,
149 ° 17' 1.46" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Girdwood

Length

0.7 mi (1.13 km)

Elevation

3369 ft (1026.87 m)

Bird Glacier in Detail.

About

trends NW on N slope of Bird Peak, 24 mi. SE of Anchorage, Chugach Mts.

History

Local name reported in 1960 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Bird Glacier
Cities:

The Wing,

Capes:

Bird Point, Snipers Point,

Cities:

Girdwood,

Glaciers:

Raisin Glacier, Bird Glacier, Clear Glacier, Crow Glacier, Flute Glacier, Glacier G210678E61146N, Glacier G210726E60839N, Glacier G210797E61155N, Glacier G210852E61219N, Icicle Glacier, Milk Glacier, Organ Glacier, Raven Glacier,

Routes:

Baby Candyland, Candyland,

Lakes:

Crystal Lake, Eagle Lake, Symphony Lake,

Locales:

Austrian Bowl, Baranow Couloir, Bidarka, Binge Bowl, Death Bowls, French Bowl, German Bowl, Hugh's Bowl, Italian Bowl, North Bowl, Ship Creek Bowl, Solstice Gully, Swiss Bowl, Symphony Tarns,

Mountains:

Mount Alpenglow, Barnes Mountain, Baumann Bump, Bidarka Peak, Bird Peak, Bradley Peak, Calliope Mountain, Camp Robber Peak, Cantata Peak, Crow Peak, Eagle Peak, Harp Mountain, Hurdygurdy Mountain, Jewel Mountain, Magpie Peak, Organ Mountain, Polar Bear Peak, Raggedtop Mountain, Rook Mountain, Summit Mountain, Mount Yukla,

Parks:

Chugach State Park,

Mountain Passes:

Archangel Pass, Bird Creek Pass, Crow Pass, Indian Creek Pass, Moraine Pass, Sail Feather Pass, Steamroller Pass, Turnagain Pass,

Peaks:

Adelie Point, Birds Eye Peak, California Peak, Chinstrap Peak, Crested Peak, East Kiliak Peak, East Kinglet Peak, Fishs Breath, Gentoo Peak, Grey Jay Peak, Icicle Peak, Middle Kinglet Peak, Nantina Point, Nest Peak, Penguin Peak, Pyramid Peak, Saghala Point, Shaman Dome, Tail Feather Peak, The Sail, Vertigo Peak, West Kiliak Peak, West Kinglet Peak,

Ridges:

Bird Ridge, Seattle Creek Headwall, Seattle Ridge,

Routes:

-1 Bowl, 1st Bowl, 2nd Bowl, 3rd Bowl, 4th Bowl, Bermuda Triangle, Gods Country, Little Sweden, Wolverine, Zero Bowl,

Streams:

Alder Creek, Beaver Creek, Bird Creek, Black Creek, California Creek, Camp Creek, Crow Creek, Cub Creek, Falls Creek, Glacier Creek, Indian Creek, Kern Creek, Milk Creek, Nelson Creek, North Fork Ship Creek, Old Woman Creek, Penguin Creek, Raven Creek, Sawmill Creek, Seattle Creek, Sixmile Creek, Slate Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Virgin Creek, Walker Creek, Winner Creek, Wolverine Creek,

Routes:

Abe's Trail, Bird Creek Trail, Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Trail, Bird Valley Trail, Cali Creek Trail, Crow Pass Trail, Four Corners Loop Trail, Hanging Valley Trail, Indian Creek Pass Trail, Indian to Bird Bike Trail, Jewel Mountain, Lake Spur HV Trail, Mountain Meadow Trail, Penguin Creek Trail, Penguin Peak Trail, Powerline Trail, Rapids Camp Loop Trail, River Loop Trail,

Valleys:

Glacier Gulch, Hanging Valley,

Cities:

Alyeska, Sunrise,