The Davidson Glacier is a large valley glacier near Haines, Alaska that finds its source in the Chilkat Range. It was originally discovered by 1867 and was recounted by John Muir in his famous travels in and around Glacier Bay in 1879. The glacier was, at that time, a tidewater glacier that protruded into the Chilkat Inlet. It has since receded into the mountains and created its very own glacial lake in the glacier's moraine (similar to the Mendenhall Glacier and lake) about one mile inland from the Chilkat Inlet. Currently, the Davidson Glacier serves as a tourist attraction for Haines. While not actually located on the Chilkat Peninsula, tour operators boat or kayak tourists over to the glacier and then drive or hike them from the shore to the glacier on a road constructed for tourists' use.