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Mendenhall Glacier

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Address: End of Glacier Spur Road, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: +1 907-789-0097
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Located in Mendenhall Lake, this glacier is 1.5 miles wide and 12 miles...

Located in Mendenhall Lake, this glacier is 1.5 miles wide and 12 miles long.

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Mendenhall Glacier Smartphone Photography and Hiking Tour
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Mendenhall Glacier Tour with Salmon Bake from Juneau
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Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour

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Take the helicopter and stay as long as possible

Did the helicopter tour from the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship. There was six of us and after giving weight details was minibused to the helicopter area at the airport. Our... read more

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Did the helicopter tour from the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship. There was six of us and after giving weight details was minibused to the helicopter area at the airport. Our change of clothes was waiting for us so we put on the thick clothes and ski boots and had a quick safety briefing before boarding the helicopter. We had a... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go see the glacier! Lots to see and learn. It is a sight to see. The path system takes one to a great spot for photos and also to a just amazing waterfall. It was like a postcard. The visitors center and viewing spot was informative and had spotting scopes for up close views.

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent around an hour or so here.Walked to Photo Point and took lots of Pictures.both the Glacier and the Waterfall are quite neat. Try and go,on a sunny clear day so,you can see all the Glacier. Would of been nice to grab a Coffee here after walking around in the cold for so long, however nothing here but the Visitor... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Last summer we visited Mendenhall glacier. We actually visited on two separate day. The walk to the glacier is beautiful and not too tough. The first day we decided to do the west glacier trail. It was beautiful and well visited. On a separate day, we completed the East glacier trail. That one is much more tough... (not for beginners...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here twice.once was raining (wich is typical for SE alaska) and still beautiful, and next time was sunny day.to reach glacier you can just take bus from downtown Juneau and it will take about 15 min.from bus drop of you have hiking trail to reach glacier and it's not a long walk but when you reach mendenhall you... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here twice before, but always worth another visit. It was a picture perfect day to view this glacier is all its splendor.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy to arrange bus ride from Juneau (don't bother with an expensive organised tour) takes you to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Centre and then it is a pleasant hike to the water fall and glacier. The visitor centre is nice with good, informative displays, a shop, telescopes provided for close up views and most importantly, very helpful, courteous and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot's of great trails and fantastic view of the Glacier for free or next to free. The rangers were all friendly and great at engaging my kids.

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Poulsbo WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must see. Very cool glacier. A nice walk, lots to see, beautiful views, safe and easy for everyone.

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a local, I'm fortunate to be able to visit the Glacier any time of the year, and winter is a favourite! So much fun to be had exploring, and the pictures are spectacular!

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