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Photo: Raining at Nugget Falls

Virginia McNamara of St. Louis, Missouri, looks out over Mendenhall Lake after a hike out to see Nugget Falls on Wednesday. Heavy rains have swollen local lakes and rivers including a large amount at Nugget Falls.
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...
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. The trail has been a long-standing...
Path likely to be built to Nugget Falls

...Mendenhall Glacier that'll make it easier to reach Nugget Falls in warmer months has moved about as fast as, well...tourists to the glacier each year will kick in some money. Nugget Falls is easily accessible during the winter when Mendenhall...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...instantly recognized the area as Middle Basin, one of the drainages off Heintzelman Ridge that feeds into Nugget Creek and Nugget Falls, the gushing waterfall to the right of the glacier.Main guessed correctly that Lam was probably 2,8000 to 3,000...
Ascending apparitions of ice

Nugget Falls dumps frigid water through the thin ice...most of the rock face, ice climbing on Nugget Falls was still possible. Hikers and skiers...Gordon reflects on his recent climb up Nugget Falls as one that was hardly without its risks...
Photo: Balancing act

...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 Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. The raised...
Masters of the mountains

...goats. March is often a good time to see them near Nugget Falls or across the lake on the big rock peninsula at the...Finally, on this day, I got lucky. There, just beyond Nugget Falls, was the elusive white beast. But wait - this one...
Fall rains bring mysteries, surprises at Mendenhall

...that it drowned the beginning of the new trail out to Nugget Falls. By sidling along the very edge of the flood, pushing...there is a good view of the lake, the glacier, and Nugget Falls. Despite the pouring rain, a little flock of migrant...
Photo: Visiting the falls

Visitors to Mendenhall Lake walk to and from Nugget Falls on Monday.


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