Photo: Glacier Hula

Local women participate in a hula dancing workshop which included a lunchtime performance at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Monday. The group was under the organization of the France Hawai'i Association and Halau Hula O Manoa.
New 2015 Juneau Icefield map available

...Icefield - similar to the display in the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The other side is an educational resource filled...available through Alaska Geographic at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, the Juneau Ranger District front desk, and the...
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...Hidden History" (a Facebook hiking group).Our journey starts about a half-mile from the current Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. There is a small, unmarked gravel trail on the east side of the road, before the large bus parking lot. Upon...
Rescuers use ropes to save hiker near glacier

...Rescue Team helped rescue a man who fell down a steep embankment and broke his leg on a trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Monday afternoon.The man had been walking on an unmarked side trail off Glacier Spur Road, about half a mile...
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will increase fees starting May 1, 2016, U.S. Forest...Trail and all restroom facilities, according to Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary."It only applies to the east side...
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

JUNEAU ? The U.S. Forest Service has reopened the East Glacier trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, however, Forest Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are cautioning trail users to remain aware of an assertive...
Good dog, bad dog: What happens when a service dog doesn't work out?

...up. She beamed with pride. The next day, Haskell posted pictures of she and Kenzie posing at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center."She did great and the tourists love her," she wrote online.Her tune quickly changed. The first night...
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...resident who reported the sighting on Facebook.In a message on the Tongass National Forest website, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary said "she remains protective of her cubs and should be given plenty of space."Earlier...
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

As the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, John Neary is used to working with bears.His latest close encounter, however, contributed to the closure of one of the Mendenhall...
Photo: Crossbill sighting

A white-winged Crossbill clings to the rock wall of the Pavilion at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Tuesday.


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