Mendenhall Glacier

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Juneau Ranger District, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801
Scenic Lookout, Trail, Park

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  • Wonderful! Take the trail down to the water! :)
  • Take the Nugget Trail for an easy 40 minute hike directly to the waterfall.
  • If you land on the glacier, grab some ice for your cooler to keep drinks cold at home.
  • Definitely head to the water and drink from the waterfall. It's delicious.
  • East Glacier Trail hike is a must.
  • Crazy how it has transformed through the years.
  • Passed by it on a cruise. Incredible. And hoping that global warming stops being a jerk.
  • Speechless
  • Prepare for some crowds. The number one tourist destination in Juneau. Hike to Nugget Falls to see the glacier up close.
  • The water fall is a little over a mile! Walk fast or start walking early... so you don't miss the bus back!
  • If you're going to nugget falls make sure you have time to come back and catch your bus.
  • They recommend to bring a friend when hiking the trails, in case of bears. And check out the map to make sure you're going the right way
  • The rangers said if you see a bear, either talk or sing to it to make it go away. TIL bears are introverts.
  • Saw a porcupine!!
  • The veiw and occasional mountian goat. The walk and glacier are hard to beat
  • Get up close and personal with a glacier: This massive, 12-mile-long ice block hangs out just northwest of Juneau. Stop by the visitor center for a breathtaking lookout.
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  • Go see it before it's gone!
  • Love the hike and view!!!
  • You can go see ice caves and drink pure glacier water here. Drink the water second though. Ice caves don't have bathrooms.