Mendenhall Lake Campground

  

24 X 36 Area map of the Mendenhall Campground

This campground is on Mendenhall Lake, with a view of the Mendenhall Glacier, and is about 13 miles from downtown Juneau. Sites include: 9 full-service RV sites with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups; 9 partial-service RV sites with electricity and water hook-ups; 51 basic-service sites; 7 sites in a separate walk-in backpacker area with covered shelter for cooking; 48 sites that accommodate camping units larger than 30 feet. All of the sites have tent pads, picnic tables and fire grills that meet accessibility standards. Water faucets and vault toilets are dispersed throughout the campground, and two bathhouse units with flush toilets and hot showers. A central dump station is on site. The campground host and garbage dumpster is near entrance. Firewood is rarely provided and it is best to bring your own (no pallets). The maximum stay is 14 days.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day during open season, May 15 - September 15.
Reservations: Reservations through  www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777. 
Fees full-service RV sites with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups ($28/day, $23/day Golden Age) partial-service RV sites with electricity and water hook-ups ($26/day, $21/day Golden Age) basic-service sites ($10/day, $5/day Golden Age)
Open Season: May 15 - September 15
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Juneau, AK
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (8), Vault Toilet (12)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From the ferry terminal: turn right and travel 1.7 miles to DeHarts Store above Auke Bay marinas. Turn left uphill to Mendenhall Loop Road, and travel 2.5 miles to Montana Creek Road, turn left and travel .3 mile to Skater's Cabin Road. Turn right and travel .3 mile to campground. From downtown Juneau, Take Egan Drive northwest 8 miles to stoplight intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road. Turn right 2.2 miles to the intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road and Glacier Spur Road. Turn left 1.4 miles to the intersection of Montana Creek Road. Turn right .3 mile to Skater's Cabin Road. Turn right .3 mile to campground.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

This site provides drive-up campground camping opportunities along a freshwater glacial lake. Some sites have views of Mendenhall Glacier. Sites are nicely separated by trees.

Fire Information Each site has a fire ring. Firewood can be purchased locally, typically at grocery stores and some gas stations.
No. of Sites 69 single site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at www.recreation.gov .   
No. of Accessible sites 55 of 69

RV Camping

This site provides drive-up campground camping opportunities for RV's along a freshwater glacial lake. Some sites have views of Mendenhall Glacier. Sites are nicely separated by trees.

Hookup - SewerYes
Hookups - ElectricYes
Fire Information Each site has a fire ring. Firewood can be purchased locally, typically at grocery stores and some gas stations.
Dump StationsYes
No. of Sites 15
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at www.recreation.gov.  
Hookup - WaterYes

Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
58.4133425

  Longitude : 
-134.592905

  Elevation : 
60

 



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