Juneau Ranger District
8510 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801
District Ranger: Brad Orr
Phone: 907-586-8800 Voice;907-790-7444 TTY
Fax: 907-586-8808

Passes may be purchased at the Visitor Center from Discovery Southeast in the bookstore, or from our vending machines in the parking lots.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fees & Passes

Daily Fee - $5
Season Pass - $15
Visitors 15 and under are free.

Visitors 16 years and older will need a pass to access the following areas:

  • the Pavillion
  • Photo Point Trail
  • Steep Creek
  • Restrooms
  • Bus Shelter
  • The visitor center

America the Beautiful Interagency Passes:


The Annual Pass, Senior Pass, Access Pass, Military Pass and Volunteer Pass are accepted, granting free admission for pass-holder and three group members. Learn more about all America the Beautiful Passes here.

The following America the Beautiful Interagency Passes are available at the center or on-line at the USGS Store. Military available for free with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173).

  • Annual Pass - $80 annual pass to federal parks, forests, refuges and public lands.
  • Senior Pass - $80 lifetime pass for anyone 62 and older - more information on pass fees here
  • Access Pass - Free lifetime pass for anyone with a permanent disability.
  • Military Pass - Free annual pass for members of the U.S. military.

All Golden Age and Golden Access Passes will be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

Areas exempt from passes:

  • Nugget Falls Trail
  • East Glacier Trail
  • Powerline Trail
  • Moraine Ecology Trail
  • Trail of Time
  • Dredge Lakes - all trails
  • West Glacier area - all trails
  • Parking area

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