West Glacier Spur Road Area Enhancements

To improve the site and safety: add parking, install a gate, build a 0.4 mile non-motorized trail to separate traffic, construct a spur trail to the lake, install a six-hole vault outhouse to serve heavy summer use, and install signs. Please join us for a PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE on March 10, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Juneau Ranger District Office, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road. Agenda: Brief presentations at 5:30 and 6:30, time for questions and answers, and write or drop off comments.

Location Summary

West Glacier Spur Road (#8453), sometimes referred to as Skater's Spur, is on the west shore of Mendenhall Lake in Juneau, Alaska. The road is less than 1/2 mile long.

District: Juneau Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Scoping

    • Lena W Glacier Treadwell Scoping Letter (PDF 2039kb)
      The scoping letter provides maps and information on three Juneau recreation proposals and information on how to provide comments on one or more of these projects. These three proposals, Lena Beach Recreation Area Renovation, West Glacier Spur Road Area Enhancements, and Treadwell Ditch Trail Bridge Construction, are all intended to improve recreation conditions, and safety at popular Juneau recreation sites. This letter is a request for your input on the proposed adjustments.