Nugget Falls Trail

  

The Nugget Falls Trail is 0.8 miles long. It begins half way down Photo Point Trail and ends at Nugget Falls, skirting the flats at the edge of Mendenhall Lake. It is a low gradient trail that was completed in 2010. The new construction realigned the trail so the tread is above high water on the lake. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are available for this area.
Open Season: 1/1
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Juneau, AK
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From downtown Juneau, travel north on Egan Drive to Mendenhall Loop Road. Turn right and continue straight ahead to the end of the road, which will be come Glacier Spur Road after Mendenhall Loop Road turns off to the left. Walk down the paved path to the Visitor Center out toward Photo Point. Take the trail to the right just past the Visitor Center that will go over an elevated pathway through a rock gorge. The trail will continue on to Nugget Falls.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  0.8 miles
  Latitude : 
58.4178126
  Longitude : 
-134.545146