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Worthington Glacier

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Address: Valdez, AK
Activities: Hiking
Description: An accessible glacier with a hiking trail that offers spectacular views.

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Worthington Glacicer is easy to drive to and fun to hike around at. Even in June it is cold and windy, so dress warm and step carefully. Don't forget a camera!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Saint George
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Worthington Glacicer is easy to drive to and fun to hike around at. Even in June it is cold and windy, so dress warm and step carefully. Don't forget a camera!

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Fairbanks, AK
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41 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

You can climb way up the glacier. It's a little bit of a walk to do so but it's fun. If you are driving to Valdez during the winter, stop in the see the huge amount of snow. They plowed the walkways and you could barely see over them. It has reseeded a lot since I was a kid the... More 

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Suffern, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went on a rainy day, so we did not walk on the glacier. But you can get right to it on a nice day.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
79 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

old travel guide says you can put your hand in it....it has retreated and you can not. Awesome view anyway. Worth the short ride off the road.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

There is a small trail here that you can access the glacier and literally touch them!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I didnt think this was a great attraction. Its just ok. If you already seen and went close to glacier then this is nothing different or mind blowing. Yes stop on your way in or out of Valdez to see it. Dont drive specially for this.

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Toad River, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was so neat to be able to walk out on the Glacier. Knowing it was over 2000 years was beyond anything one could imagine. Just breath taking.

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Kfar-Saba, Israel
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129 reviews 129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Short walk and there you have this glacier and a water fall. There's a special structure there: the glacier on one hand touching the rocks on the other hand and having the waterfall in between them. Great thing.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Wow this place is so amazing -hiked -took a pack lunch spent 4 hours hiking exploring and enjoying the colors and the beauty of this amazing yes I said it again wish I had my daughters camera as she is the photo buff take my word for it you will live it and love it make a day of it

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Beijing, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

please stop at this glacier and prepare enough time to hiking to the top of the glacier. You can touch the glacier and go upper place.

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