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Shrine of St. Therese

Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-780-6112
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Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-780-6112
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful location to visit on a trip “out the road” from Juneau. A small chapel on a spit of land, built on a rise overlooking the water. There is a path around the chapel in the woods demarking the stations of the...More

Thank polaraubie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet, peaceful shrine/stone chapel after walking an isthmus trail to its spot among old spruce trees; steep rocky shore surrounds this serene setting, and in summer humpback whales are often in the area. Sea lions venture here year round, and spectacular views of the...More

Thank Stacy E
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Just outside of Juneau. This is a very relaxing beautiful spot. I wish we could have spent more time here. The view is spectacular.

Thank boscobear1950
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I visited the Shrine of St.Therese one day prior to surgery. The whole area was so beautiful and peaceful. In keeping with St. Therese's philosophy of humility it's a simple chapel surrounded by stunning nature. A little gift shop was set up on the honor...More

Thank Lalasmom
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place must have been a real scene in it's day, you can just imagine barefoot retreaters slipping around. Beautiful gardens, lots of peaceful nooks for reflection.

Thank planethealingmus2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Nice area to visit, has the lush, old growth Juneau forest feel. Lots of vibrant green in late spring (June is my favorite month in Juneau). Right near the water and has a good channel view.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our car rental salesperson told us about this place and what a great surprise! It is super secluded and there was no crowds. It is right on the water with the best views ever.

Thank mbhill62
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The gardens were very pretty and the area is very pretty. We were the only ones there and there were several ravens around being very loud. The ravens made it a little spooky, so we just walked around for a minute and then left. If...More

Thank lcgovols
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Very beautiful old church in an ideal location. Not many people visiting at any one time so it is serene.

1  Thank tglenn03
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The actual site is a downhill walk from the parking area but there is access closer for those a little less agile. There are wheelchairs available. The natural area around the church is breathtaking. The stations of the cross are unbelievably detailed. This is a...More

Thank CofCMom
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Lori-Ann G
23 April 2016|
Response from DrNurseJ | Reviewed this property |
You leave the glacier on the Glacier Spur Road, take a right on Mendenhall Loop Road to Auke Bay - there, the road "ends" at a loop and becomes Glacier Highway/Veteran's Memorial Highway - you'll head to the right on the... More
Therese P
28 April 2015|
Response from DrNurseJ | Reviewed this property |
Any time is a good time. Open 08:30 - 08:00 during summer. It is about 22 miles from downtown Juneau. There is no bus service out there. Taxi from downtown probably $50-55 (one way). Might be cheaper to charter a car or... More