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Forest Service reopens Nugget Falls trail

The Nugget Falls trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has reopened for hikers. Although the end of the trail near the falls is still under...
Photo: Balancing act

...S. Forest Service employees Matt Adams, left, and Peter Cross work on a raised walkway at the trailhead of the Nugget Falls Trail Monday. The section will complete the three year process of building the .8 mile trail to Nugget Falls from the...
Broken sensor causes flooding false alarm

...agencies are preparing for a flood. The U.S. Forest Service said it might close down the Mendenhall Campground, Nugget Falls Trail, Photo Point Trail and the road to Skaters Cabin if water levels rise high enough, according to a previous Empire...
Suicide Basin water levels rising

...59, told the Empire earlier.The U.S. Forest Service said they might close down the Mendenhall Campground, Nugget Falls Trail, Photo Point Trail and the road to Skaters Cabin if the water levels rise high enough. In the meantime, the Forest...
USFS: Use caution when visiting Mendenhall Lake, Glacier

...glacier face," Orr said. "Hikers should watch for waves from calving and be aware of water conditions if on the Nugget Falls Trail. Mendenhall Campground and Nugget Creek Trail may be closed if officials determine the water is rising to a critical...
Slow down or hit a big bump at glacier

...glacier right now. Cubs have just been born, and mothers are territorial, she said. Bears have been spotted on the Nugget Falls Trail and the East Glacier Trail. Dog walkers should keep their pets leashed, she said, to avoid any unwanted interactions...
Changes to glacier tourism wouldn't take effect until 2015

...allocated commercial users per tourism season to zero. But many trails would see an increase in tour allocations. Nugget Falls Trail and Trail of Time would go from no commercial users to more than 15,000 and 18,000, respectively. The complete...
Nugget Falls trail nears completion

The new trail at Nugget Falls has had a long journey to completion, but is almost there with a spring finish in sight.
Outdoor Digest

Public Notice: Nugget Falls Trail Construction Sound off on the important issues at Juneau - The Tongass National Forest Juneau Ranger District is proposing to construct...
Flooding expected to crest Friday in Mendenhall Glacier area

...National Forest, said West Glacier Trail is closed as rangers are "anticipating some water breaching that trail."Nugget Falls Trail closed around 4:30 p.m. "The water has been rising a little more slowly than we anticipated," said Zirngibl...


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