What's out there for the kids?

...on partnerships, but also the result of slashed budgets. Forest ServiceThe idea of partnerships, said Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary, isn't new - the Forest Service has been advocating it for the duration of his decades-long...
Photo: First Sockeye

Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday. Salmon moved into the stream for the first time this year Friday morning after Juneau received over an inch of rain on Thursday.
At glacier, a casual jökulhlaup season

...measurable property damage and closed none of the trails near the lake, but John Neary, director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, is uneasy about the future. Since 2011, jökulhlaups have become regular events at the glacier and the...
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...back side of the Steep Creek trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, according to a Monday email. The closure...November. For more information, call the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center at 789-0097.
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...available through Alaska Geographic at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, the Juneau Ranger District front desk...
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...Juneau's 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...
Rescuers use ropes to save hiker near glacier

...Rope 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...
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will increase fees starting May 1, 2016, U.S. Forest...Point 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...


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