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Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

...May for use of bus shelters, the Steep Creek Trail and platforms, the viewing pavilion near the parking area, Photo Point Trail and all restroom facilities, according to Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary."It only applies...
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

...considering expanding the fee area beyond the visitor center to places popular with tourists, such as the Steep Creek and Photo Point trails, the viewing pavilion and restroom facilities. Those places represent investments in infrastructure, and raising...
Broken sensor causes flooding false alarm

...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 report. If the basin...
Suicide Basin water levels rising

...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 Service is asking...
New plans aimed to increase tourism to Mendenhall Glacier

...Sept. 30.The plan would also prohibit commercial tours from using the Nugget Creek Trail, Steep Creek Trail and Photo Point Trail, and would turn the East Glacier Trail into a one-way loop.However, congestion at the Visitor Center has increased...
Welcome the Arctic terns back to Juneau

...nesting grounds from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. Attendees should meet at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Photo Point Trail. Event highlights will include art, prizes and the chance to view birds up close through telescopes. Arctic terns...
Tongass National Forest to host two events for International Migratory Bird Day

...Netting will be ongoing between 7:30-11 a.m.The next event is to meet to welcome back the Arctic terns at Photo Point Trail near Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center between 1 and 4 p.m. May 8. The Arctic tern is a species now believed...
Forest Service makes International Migratory Bird Day a local event

...local expertsAfternoon Events at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, 3-5 p.m.:? Arctic Tern viewing at photo point trail: Join biologists for close looks at the travelers nesting nearby? Tlingit wood carving demonstration at Photo Point...
Fat Tire comradery

...mountain bikers, said Forest Service staffer Marc Scholten. The only trail completely closed to bikers is the paved Photo Point Trail that leads about 200 feet from the glacier visitors center towards the glacier. Scholten also recommends bikers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and feel the winds coming off the glacier.'' The project also included about $600,000 to renovate the paved Photo Point Trail that extends from the visitor center to a lookout. The trail now has an innovative curved bridge that blends into...


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