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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...
Photo: Taking in the view

Spencer Holt, 13, right, and Tyler Weldon, 13, enjoy the view from their perch after biking to Nugget Falls at the Mendenhall Glacier Friday.
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

...said they might close down the Mendenhall Campground, Nugget Falls Trail, Photo Point Trail and the road to Skaters Cabin...from calving and to "play it safe" at the terminus of Nugget Falls. The city advises anyone living along the river corridor...
Local color

...a rock in the foreground."I started this one on site. Myself and my son-in-law paddled past the waterfall, Nugget Falls. You go for a fair distance and there's a really nice beach on the right, a great place to camp. At that time, Mendenhall...
Authorities monitor Suicide Basin for flooding

...asked to stay away from the face of the glacier, and hikers should watch for waves from calving at the terminus of Nugget Falls. People living anywhere along the river corridor are being encouraged to think about personal plans for flooding and...
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...
On the Trails: Happy endings half a mile away. Together again!On the way to Nugget Falls, the trail passes through a little canyon on a raised...more folks (including me) wended their way out to Nugget Falls and back again. Sometimes there was an almost constant...
Photo: Glacier visitors

Barry Cooper, visiting from South Carolina with family and friends, finds a high spot to watch the Mendenhall Glacier, Nugget Falls and other visitors on Tuesday.
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...while she foraged not far away. Most of the mountain goats around the glacier have moved uphill, but one lingers above Nugget Falls. And a new kid was recently born near there.Fern-leaf goldthread showed its delicate, spidery flowers in the forest...


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