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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

The USDA Forest Service Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is located in the Mendenhall Valley, 12 miles from downtown Juneau. Visitors may reach the visitor center by city bus, taxi, tour bus or rental car. The city bus drops visitors a mile and a half from the visitor center.

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center provides amazing views of the glacier and lake. Staff at the visitor center are available to answer questions about the area.

There is a $5 entrance fee for 16 & over at the visitor center during summer months (May 1 to September 30) when the visitor center is open from 8am to 7:30pm daily. Winter (October to April) is free (no fee required) and visitor center hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm.

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  • Summer Hours: 8 AM to 7:30PM
  • Days Open Summer:
    • Everyday
  • Winter Hours: 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Days Open Winter:
    • Sunday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
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6000 Glacier Spur Rd, Juneau, AK 99801