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“Beautiful view” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mendenhall Glacier

Mendenhall Glacier
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Mendenhall Glacier Rafting Tour from Juneau
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Owner description: Located in Mendenhall Lake, this glacier is 1.5 miles wide and 12 miles long.
San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

We went in very early season (May) so it was grey and raining the whole trip. We made the trip out anyway and it was very nice to see the glacier. We were able to walk on the "beach' and got great, unobstructed views. The visitors center was very crowded and cost money. We didn't need to the visitor center to truly enjoy our trip to the glacier. I would recommend going out. One note, even on a grey, raining day, you could see the line of commercial helicopters heading out to land on the glacier. it was a little distracting but not the fault of the visitor center etc.

Visited May 2012
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“Awesome!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

Amazing beauty, Love the falls, enjoy the walks up east glacier trail. difficult if not used to walking

Visited December 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“Of Course You Should Do This”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

Don't just see the glacier though, take one of the many hikes or go kayaking right around it as well!

Visited July 2012
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Reno, Nevada
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“Be sure to dress in layers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Great views. Fun adventure. Interesting museum. Dress in layers! I froze on the trip. This was an excursion with Holland America Cruise lines and I would do it again....but I would dress more warmly! Our son had a blast!

Visited June 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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“Incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

We visited the Mendenhall Glacier with a local tour that takes you hiking out onto the glacier. The whole area is spectacular but you got to do the hike and get out on the ice. It is incredible.

Visited July 2012
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