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Worthington Glacier

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Address: , Valdez, AK
Phone Number: 9072698400
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Activities: Hiking
Description: An accessible glacier with a hiking trail that offers spectacular views.

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Hike to this Glacier

A bit of a hike but well worth it once you get there. To be able to TOUCH the ice and see the colors up close is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A bit of a hike but well worth it once you get there. To be able to TOUCH the ice and see the colors up close is amazing.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Hang a right at the patio/viewing deck and venture off through the rocks to get to Worthington's ice cave. It's not a difficult hike at all and the reward is amazing.

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Moshav near Netanya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

On the way to Valdez, you can't miss it. Worth a stop, stretch, take a few photos and continue. It's beautiful (like the rest of the drive into Valdez)

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Went past it on a sunny day, and returned the following day when cloudy. It's actually more impressive with clouds, because you can really see the blues of the glacier. Hope it's still there in another 50-100 years.

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great views with many information points in the stop. There are also camping stops there. I suggest you go on the un-maintained path straight up to the glacier. We made it up with a 4 year old so the climb is pretty easy. There were really nice views up there. There was an ice cave when we went right at... More 

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Mamchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It's sad to watch the glacier melt every year, but it's a great place to stop and check out. You can walk all the way up tot the glacier to enjoy its amazing beauty

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a great time climbing up to the toe of the Glacier and touching it. An experience you can't get just anywhere. Also interesting displays.

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Ngunguru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a beautiful and accessible glacier on the Richardson Highway. You can park nearby and actually go right up to it.

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sparks nv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is right off the road. Restrooms. Very good information. There are paths leading down to the glacier and the lake it forms. Bring jackets. You can see this glacier from a long ways away and get your main picture then. When you get close you can't see it all. Just a fascinating place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You van walk straight into this beautiful glacier! A must see and straight of the highway. Just go past the walkway onto the dirt and within a 15 minute hike you'll get into the glacier itself

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