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Nugget Falls

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Address: Mendenhall trail, Juneau, AK
Phone Number:
9077890097
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Arrived Early via Rental Car

We were the first to arrive after picking up a rental car. Took time to enjoy. Spent time in the visitor center after visiting the Glacier and the falls.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
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Sasebo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard the sound of the falls on my hike out toward the glacier and couldn't resist! Use the trail from the visitor's center (it's too soft in the middle now) and watch for falling rocks and ice. Just beautiful.

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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were the first to arrive after picking up a rental car. Took time to enjoy. Spent time in the visitor center after visiting the Glacier and the falls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This waterfall is lovely whatever the season. Summer can find kids swimming in the glacial pools near the falls, and winter, if the ice is thick enough, folks are skating and skiing on the lake!

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Trujillo, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The transport from the port to the mirardor takes only a few minutes, the view is very beautiful and you have to walk along a path to the waterfall all that makes a beautiful walk

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Sitting just to the right of Mendenhall Glacier is Nugget Falls. The amount of water rolling off the mountain was incredible. There is a nice beach-type area so you can get really close. It was cloudy that day, but worth the hike back there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This short "hike" (1/4 mile?) is flat and paved. It's crawling with tourists by mid-morning, so it's definitely best to go early if you can. You can walk up very close to the base of Nugget Falls and have beautiful views of Mendenhall Glacier, which apparently used to come all the way to the side of the falls, but now... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The trail to Nugget Falls is mostly flat and makes for an easy hike. Most take the trail to get closer to the glacier, but the falls are great as well.

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Falls are part of the Mendenhall Glacier hike.You are able to see them quite good even from the Visitor Centre however a short walk down to the lower trail gives you a better , closer look.Probly best to come in the summer months not December as we did but still a great view of everything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Need to see this as every traveller love to know more about glaciers. The view is gorgeous with protected wild life. Alaska is awesome

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Visited as part of a cruise excursion. The ability to get right next to the falls makes it worth the hike. It was cold and very rainy the day we visited, but the falls were still awesome. As a bonus, you also get a closer view of Mendenhall glacier. The trail to the falls is not a difficult hike, but... More 

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