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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Summer Hours of Operation:
May through September
Open Every Day, 7 days per week, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Open on Federal Holidays.

Winter Hours of Operation:
October through April
Weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Federal Holidays

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Juneau Alaska

U.S. Forest Service Ranger explains the ice from Mendenhall Glacier. From the June 2009 Holland America Tours of Juneau AK.

Our first visit to Mendenhall Glacier, June 2009 with Holland America Cruises.


Waterfall entering Mendenhall Lake, June 2009.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center provides incredible tourist experience and a popular cruise ship destination in Juneau Alaska.

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is one of the most visited attractions in Alaska and sees the largest number of visitors of any single visitor center in the National Forest system. Beginning in mid-April through late September the staff at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center interpret the glacier and glaciated landscape and the wildlife that frequent the area. The visitors center is open seven days a week from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM throughout the main tourist season.

Cruise ship passengers can book tours of Mendenhall glacier through the tour office on board their ship or via the web when booking their Alaska cruises.

Our bus arrives to take us back to the ship.


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