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Mendenhall Glacier

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Address: End of Glacier Spur Road, Juneau, AK 99801
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Located in Mendenhall Lake, this glacier is 1.5 miles wide and 12 miles...

Located in Mendenhall Lake, this glacier is 1.5 miles wide and 12 miles long.

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Mendenhall Glacier Rafting Tour from Juneau
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Adventure Hike Along Mendenhall Glacier
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Mendenhall Glacier Canoe Paddle and Trek

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We took a STRENUOUS hike around the Glacier! It was beautiful and we had many different views. Be careful tho as the trail across from the visitors center is difficult! There are... read more

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Phoenix, Arizona
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We took a STRENUOUS hike around the Glacier! It was beautiful and we had many different views. Be careful tho as the trail across from the visitors center is difficult! There are cables in several spots on the trail to assist in the climb up.

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Montgomery, Texas
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Booked trip through Weather Permitting. The glacier and waterfall was gorgeous. Only hiccup was almost did not make the trip because taxi service failed to mention needed passes that we paid for in advance to visit the glacier. Luckily they came through after telling us they could not provide our passes. Make sure whoever you book this through you get... More 

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Oswego, New York
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I have seen many glaciers, but this one is one of the prettiest I have viewed. We got on the trail to Nugget Falls before all the tourists got there so had an unobstructed view of the falls and glacier. Absolutely gorgeous. The visitors center was interesting with such items as a 200 year old piece of ice you can... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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We feel privileged to have been able to visit the location when the weather was perfect. Walked to the falls which provided the closest view possible of this incredible feat of nature.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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This was (in my opinion) worth the price from the ship. Fun tour guide along with easy drop off and pick up. We highly recommend the 2 mile round trip hike to Nugget Falls, not only for the falls but because it puts you so much closer to the glacier. It's BEAUTIFUL!

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are able to you absolutely must see the glacier caves at mendenhall. My wife and I did the hike which is definitely not a beginners level trail but well worth it. I also saw they had tours with kayaks that could take you to more caves then what we were able to but it's something you may never... More 

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Hemet, California
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Went here on part of a Juneau adventure tour. Bus system is easy to use. Walk to look out and than continue up the trail to the falls. They are so beautiful and powerful it is amazing. Look out for the wild life and flowers. If you are in Juneau make time for this.

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So happy we did the excursion that included this stop. The views were amazing. It is definitely a must do if you have the chance.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Get your cameras ready! This place is paradise! Unbelievable views! We got a really nice day too, not too cold and windy but we would have come here in any weather! This is a place everyone on Earth should see at least once!

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Hobart, Australia
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This was a tail end of another tour, but a good postscript. The effects of glacial retreat due to climate change were very effective. this is an easy excursion out of Juneau - not to be missed

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