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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Magnificent views of the ocean and mountains in a very peaceful setting. As a spiritual retreat you'll need to be respectful of the purpose of the facility, but well worth the visit.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful site and chapel as you head north from downtown Juneau on "The Road". There's a Stations Of The Cross walk around the perimeter of the small hill where the chapel is sited. It's a short walk from the parking area across a causeway...More

Thank Bryce G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were brought here just for a quick stop, to see the area. It is beautiful and peaceful. The cabins look very nice from the outside, and apparently include several different options/sizes. I would honk this would be wonderful as a vacation get away.

Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need I say more? Most likely you were stuck on a plane to get to Juneau, or worse a cruise ship. It's good to stretch your legs and this is that place. If you are time limited, I'm not sure how you could work in...More

Thank Beaver907
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Site is all of the above. Gorgeous walks through rocky beaches and forested pathways. Nice short walk to the beautiful little chapel/shrine on site.

Thank NicoleC0814
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful small place surrounded by gorgeous views. Make sure you go at a time when tourist crowds are not there to get the full peaceful and contemplative experience.

Thank Ana34043
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were early in the season, so it was very quiet with very few people about. Beautiful setting and very peaceful.

Thank D P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you see one thing in Juneau! See this place amazing view of the bay. Extremely special, short hike for all ages!

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

hidden gem. we thought it would be just a church but it is so much more. the church is set on a tiny island reached by a footbridge , hidden behind the trees with all sorts of statues around it. it faces out onto the...More

Thank merionvw
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Take a beautiful drive to the shrine, you will pass several rivers and glaciers along the way. Once you arrive you can walk through this tranquil setting, take your time and pause to enjoy the relaxing and spiritual setting. A must see when you are...More

Thank nanook2016
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Lori-Ann G
Hello. How do you get there from mendenhall glacier? If you had to take a cab or a bus how much did it cost and which bus do you take? Please and thank you!
23 April 2016|
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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
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Hilary L
We are here in April, is it likely to see any water animals?
20 April 2016|
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Therese P
St. Therese is my namesake. Am coming to Juneau on a cruise in May and would like to visit. What is the best time during the day to visit? Will be in Juneau from 7 a.m. til 10 p.m. How far is it from the cruise port?
28 April 2015|
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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
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