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.
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
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.