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After our observation of Mendenhall and Nugget Falls, we took the boardwalk not knowing where it led to or what it was even for. A small portion of it was open as the ranger said there are 2 female bears and their cubs living around...More
I love wildlife. I live in Alberta, so it's no stranger to me. BUT, I've never seen wildlife from a bird's view! It was amazing to stand on the board walk and watch Niki (?) and her twin cubs hunting, swimming and roaming and then...More
We were so very fortunate to see a cinnamon colored black bear and her cubs that like to stay in this area. The mother bear was racing back and forth below us trying to catch the silver salmon that had come to spawn in the...More
A mum and cub walked right underneath the bridge we were standing on, it was fantastic to see them. If you are in the area this trip is well worth doing, it is only a short, easy walk and you also get to see the...More
We just learned that the bears come in the evening to feed on the salmon and can be seen freely from the boardwalk! Unfortunately, it was a very warm day and the bears apparently come in later evening. But we’ll keep trying. Even without the...More
Steep Creek is located near the parking areas at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and the Forest Service has built an easy 0.25 mile (0.4k) loop trail that is a combination of pavement and elevated boardwalk although the portion of the loop on the far...More