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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 a high-quality recreation experience with emphasis on glacial phenomena, ecosystems and protection of fish and wildlife. 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, which is open from 8am to 7:30pm daily, May through September. Winter hours are Friday – Sunday, 10-4, October through April.

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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