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Glacial Discovery Train - Great Ride!

We had fun in Seward, but the weather was pretty wet & we drove about 80 miles back to Portage and caught the Glacial Discovery Sightseeing Train for a nice afternoon, visiting 3 glaciers that you can not get to by road - all from the comfort of our top level dome car. The rain even quit & we left the train at the end of the line (Grandview Station) for a small hike up to a viewing platform. The Alaska Railway does a great job with narrating the sights, partnering with the US Forest Service for guided hikes, and even backing up when someone spotted a bear along the way - so we all could see it! This picture is of the Trail Glacier, the final one along the route.