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Mendenhall Glacier is easily accessible via roads from the local airport, cruise ship terminal and state ferry terminal. Our facility and lands are managed by the federal government through the United States Forest Service. Federal passes are...more
This is a must in the summer at least to take a short hike out to the view if the glacier and the Nugget Falls.
Well designed and laid out visitors center, very modern.
The Biard walk for the fish and bear viewing is great.
The walk from the visitor's center down the paths to the water's edge are mostly paved and well signed - this is a truly accessible place to view a glacier and the lagoon below it, with the mountains that surround. It's pretty, and for many...More
The visitors center is perched on top of a bluff and accessible three ways: by stairs, by a long and curving ramp or by elevator to the left of the building. Along the ramp, there are plantings of native tree, shrubs and wildflowers and we...More
The Mendenhall Glacier seems to be the most popular glacier in the Juneau because of its location. It was so interesting to see the time lapse of how the glacier has changed. The movie was very informative. Glaciers have piqued my interest. I will be...More
NCL Bliss cruise to AK and this was part of our shore excursion. Def full of tourists, buses and the like but truly amazing to see a glacier and be able to experience the vastness and beauty. You can walk to a waterfall closer to...More
Very informative about Glacier with park rangers on hand to answer questions.
Unfortunately we did not get enough time here due to last shuttle bus being at 4pm.
Also disappointed that the creek trail was closed.
Located about 30 minutes from downtown Juneau, so worth a visit. Scenery is breathtaking. Camera In overdrive. Wonderful Visitor Center and gift shop. Give yourself 2-3 hours to explore. Hourly showings of feature film in theatre....comfy seats too! On site staff courteous and helpful. Variety...More