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Nugget Falls

Mendenhall trail, Juneau, AK
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Lenexa, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We hiked here after a four-hour whale watch and it was so great to stretch our legs, get some exercise and be rewarded with this magnificent site! This is no dinky waterfall! It is quite powerful and tall. We hike to the bottom of it, and from here, we had incredible view of both the waterfall and the gorgeous river... More

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Alvin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Great sunny weather, walked right up to Nugget Falls and took lots of pictures...great adventure. Allowed us to get up close to the falls and the glacier...beautiful area.

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Honomu, Hawaii
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The hike is easy and nice and the combination of the waterfall, the Mendenhall glacier, and the lake is almost too good to be true.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is the waterfall that is right next to Mendenhall Glacier. If you start your hike at the visitors center, you only have to hike about a mile to get out to it. This hike is not strenuous at all and doesn't have any major uphill or downhill stretches. It's amazing how close you can get to the falls! You... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The falls are magnificent, they are very close to the glacier so you can actually try to climb a little and take some awesome photographs combining the falls, the glacier and the lake between. The hiking to get there is easy and peaceful, highly recommended even if you go with children.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When we visited Mendenhall Glacier, we also had a great view of Nugget Falls! So beautiful, and a great part of the area scenery.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This next to the Mendenhall Glacier was amazing! Hard to believe ice, flowing water, plants etc all are in the same area. God put beautiful things on this Earth......

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Villa Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Yes, I love water falls, and Nugget Falls did not disappoint. It was beautiful and you can get really close. So close you can feel the mist. This falls is a must see.

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Springfield, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nugget Falls was very beautiful. Unfortunately we did not get the chance to take the hike to see it closer as we were on a very limited time tour. I got some very beautiful photos from the visitors' center, but would have preferred to have the time to hike closer to the falls. I would highly recommend visiting the Menhenhall... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is about ~2mile walk trail near the glacier ! Lovely place to click some pictures. Dedicated walkway !

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