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Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...longer be able to cross between Moraine Ecology Trail and Steep Creek Trail. Hikers...continue to have access to Moraine Ecology Trail from trailheads at Mendenhall...rope and yellow signs along Moraine Ecology Trail. Maps will be posted at trailheads...
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...Hikers and bikers should realize that with the closure in place there is no access to the visitor center area from Moraine Ecology Trail, Glacier Spur Road or Dredge Lakes. Signs announcing the closure have been posted at all trailheads. People...
Outdoors Digest

...clean up after their pets; bags are available in dispensers at trailheads. A new trail that will connect with the Moraine Ecology Trail is being constructed between the two parking lots that will afford elevated views of salmon habitat along Steep...

...5 mile Montana Creek Road. Details: 789-9844. May 28: Nature walk, 7 a.m., Norton Lake. Meet at Moraine Ecology Trail parking lot. Leader is Bev Agler. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 957-1050. May 28: Tracy...
Birding at Mendenhall Rec's Moose Lake

...Mendenhall Recreation Area, with the route mainly circumnavigating Moose Lake. Yesterday's walk was on the Moraine Ecology trail with a visit to Norton Lake. This area, just in front of Mendenhall Lake and Glacier, is also known locally...
Runners' Corner: Juneau is full of ideal places to run

...McPhetres said he likes to start at the bridge, heading past the manmade Dredge Lake and continuing on to the Moraine Ecology Trail near the East Glacier Visitor's Center. After a 11 2-mile loop around the Moraine Trail, McPhetres heads...
Neighbors Briefs

...Schneider of the U.S. Forest Service called upon Troop 6 to help. The scouts worked on the Mendenhall Glacier Moraine Ecology Trail to prevent erosion and keep sediments out of a salmon stream. The scouts involved in digging and transplanting...
Rangers close trail because of bear duo

...voraciously to put on enough fat to carry them through winter hibernation. Rangers have temporarily closed the Moraine Ecology Trail because of bear traffic. Problems developed earlier in the week when a crowd of bear watchers blocked the road...
City trash rules credited with helping stem bear problems this summer

...and a cub, judged to be at least a couple of years old. Forest rangers in the area also temporarily closed the Moraine Ecology Trail because of bear traffic. There have been more recent reports of other brown bear sightings elsewhere, such as...
Don't pooh-pooh these bears Some residents have pooh-poohed the danger, said interpreter Denise Wolvin, and continue to hike the Moraine Ecology Trail. "People aren't believing we actually have brown bears. They think we put up brown bear signs because we don't...


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