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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to Nugget Falls before - about 20 years ago. Back then, you could walk out almost directly to the falls. Today, most of the old trail is under water. But it's worth the current hike. You just may find it a bit crowded,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This impressive waterfall is an easy hike and well worth doing. It we be a shame to make it the glacier and not get close to the fall.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ryankski4
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We took a full day bus tour to get to the falls but it was worth the day to see these falls. Great opportunity to get pictures in front of the falls.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bob L
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Beautif falls just a short walk from the Mendenhall Glacier visitor center. The walk is easy and the falls are magnificent.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

It was a rainy day, but we hiked to the falls regardless. The views of Mendenhall Glacier were beautiful, the trail very well maintained and the falls spectacular!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susanne T
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We arrived around in the later afternoon and really wanted to get in at least a short hike, but weren't sure if that would even be possible. Luckily, the walk to Nugget Falls is not long at all and had such a lovely pay-off with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mollyhh
Reviewed October 21, 2018

If you can spare an hour, walk the trail behind the Visitors Centre, walk about 3km & stand at the base of this huge torrent of walk & gawk! Fun to do!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I am so glad I took the time to walk back to the Falls from the visitor center. The roundtrip hike was only 2 miles, and well worth it. You can walk right up to the Falls, and the Glacier is right next to it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stournay
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We arrive on our cruise on a beautiful sunny day and walked to Nugget Falls. A bit of a hike but after all the sitting it felt good. The trail is well maintained and the Falls are right next to the glacier. A two for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed October 7, 2018

not a long hike from the visitor center .... a slight downslope going to, so a slight upslope coming back. Lots of water cascading down the cliffs ... during spring it must be overwhelming. Well worth going to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Manuel B
April 22, 2018|
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Response from niroxtreme | Reviewed this property |
Yeah you can take it, but you have to take it outside the cruise. Right there in the pier there some drivers that can take you over there.
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Corides | Reviewed this property |
Not sure,the park rangers are always there,seek their input before you hike. If they saw caution or if closed,listen to them!