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Mendenhall Glacier

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Address: End of Glacier Spur Road, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: 19077890097
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Activities: Hiking, Helicopter rides, Mountaineering, Getting married
Description: 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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my husband and I recently visited the Mendenhall glacier and the surrounding park. We took a bus from the port in Junue. Both our drivers were friendly and full of information... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

my husband and I recently visited the Mendenhall glacier and the surrounding park. We took a bus from the port in Junue. Both our drivers were friendly and full of information. Once at the glacier we took about a billion pictures! Then we did some hiking. The East glacier trail is about a 2-3 hour hike up, then down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If your trip doesn't include any huge glaciers, the fact that you can get close to this one by walking without freezing your butt off makes for a nice day. Plus, where else can you get a photo of yourself barefoot in the water a few hundred yards from a glacier? Nice visitor center and the attraction itself is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We took a city tour and then on to the Glacier. We walked about a mile to the Glacier and the Falls. Once there we had a great view of the glacier up close and the falls. It was a beautiful site. we walked back and went to the tour center It provided details of the Glacier and even had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

As a speaker onboard cruise ships, I am always impressed with visiting Mendenhall Glacier just 12 miles outside Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall is the most rapidly receding glacier in the state and provides visitors an exceptional look at the changing landscape in Alaska. Excellent visitors center with exhibits, hiking trails nearby, etc.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Like to share what I read that at bus drop point you see the great view of the glacier. We take an hour return walk to view Grand glacier, water fall & unusual sand bar next to it.

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Greer, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's great, but there's a larger variety of more dazzling glaciers in Glacier Bay and College Fjord. If you're going to visit any one of those places, then don't waste your money on visiting Mendenhall Glacier.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This stop was the start of my cruise departing juneau. I have been tomAlaska before and was impressed by the size and ease of viewing the glacier. As a bonus I saw a crowd near a tree and got a great photo of a porcupine fun seeing locals enjoying area as a beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was a beautiful sight seeing tour of the Glacier. To actually see first hand glaciers you have read about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went here as first stop on my small ship cruise. An easy van ride from downtown. Nice view of glacier and pleasant area and best of all we got up close with a black bear.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This glacier is close to Juneau- easy to get to- gorgeous waterfall close by. Would try to visit late in day during summ so the cruise boat crowds have returned to their ships.

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Additional Information about Mendenhall Glacier

Address: End of Glacier Spur Road, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: 19077890097
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Juneau
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

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