Nugget Falls

Waterfall in Juneau

A spectacular sight at Mendenhall Glacier is this waterfall, a mini-Niagara (in season) caused by Nugget Creek diving off a hanging valley into Mendenhall Lake. The easy half-mile walk to the falls from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is popular, meaning you're more likely to spot packs of selfie-taking tourists than salmon-hunting bears.

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