Top Adventures in Juneau

  • Hike Mount Robert's Trail

    Mount Robert's Trail in Juneau, Alaska, is a difficult hike through wildflowers and forests. This is an amazing hike, as you can see a lot of what makes Alaska beautiful. There is lichen on the trees, which means the air is very clean there. The h...

    7.6 miles 3733 ft gain

  • Ride Mount Robert's Tramway

    Mount Robert's Tramway offers amazing views from the air, as well as saves you a trek up the mountain side. There are numerous trails to choose from once you get to the top, or just enjoy the ride. You can also visit the nature center to learn mor...

  • Visit Mount Robert's Nature Center

    The nature center offers multiple trails, wildlife, and activities for kids and families. There is an eagle that they have rescued, which is blind, and they are keeping it and helping take care of it. There are many trails around the nature center...

  • Hike the Mendenhall Glacier

    The Mendenhall Glacier, formerly known as Sitaantaagu ("the Glacier Behind the Town"), is a 12 mile long glacier about 12 miles outside Alaska’s capital Juneau. A quick drive from downtown Juneau to the ‘trailhead’ parking lot finds you overlookin...

    8 miles

  • Kayak Mendenhall Glacier Channel

    Kayaking in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area is an exciting and breath-taking experience. There are multiple ways in which to organize this fun activity: bring your own kayak, rent a kayak from town, or sign up for an on-shore excursion at ...

  • Hike or Camp on Mount McGinnis

    At a shop in Juneau, I saw a photo of from the top of a mountain that blew me away. I began searching and soon found that it was taken atop Mount McGinnis, one of Juneau's Big Five Summits.  Juneau's Big Five are a list of front range summits that...

    11 miles 4185 ft gain

  • Camp at Boy Scout Beach in Juneau

    Far from where the tourists venture, this is an incredible hang out and camping spot in Juneau. The trailhead is at the 25 mile marker on Glacier Hwy. There are a couple of roads when you exit the highway, but stick to the right and you will end u...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike to Eagle Glacier Cabin

    Eagle Glacier cabin is one of twelve different backcountry cabins in the borough of Juneau, Alaska that are cared for by the National Forest Service and DNR. Some are perched near lakes, some have views of glaciers, others near rocky beaches and s...

    11 miles 300 ft gain

  • Exploring Icy Strait Point

    There are many things to do at Icy Straight Point!  You can explore the rocky beach by kayak, photograph the pier, or skip rocks on the glassy surface. The water here is extremely calm and is great for paddling.  There are also hiking trails nearb...

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      Admiralty Cove Cabin

      Overview Admiralty Cove Cabin offers guests recreation, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience on the northern tip of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remote site...

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    • Juneau, Alaska

      Young Lake (North) Cabin

      Overview North Young Lake Cabin offers guests recreation, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience on the northern tip of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remot...

    • Juneau, Alaska

      Young Lake (South) Cabin

      Overview South Young Lake Cabin offers guests recreation, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience on the northern tip of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remote si...

    • Juneau, Alaska

      Turner Lake East Cabin

      Overview Turner Lake East Cabin is open for year-round enjoyment.. Guests can enjoy scenic views, wildlife watching and a variety of recreational activities. The site can be accessed by float pla...

    • Juneau, Alaska

      Turner Lake West Cabin

      Overview Turner Lake West Cabin is extremely popular and considered to be one of the most beautiful cabins on the Tongass National Forest. It is open for year-round enjoyment, offering scenic views...

    • Juneau, Alaska

      John Muir Cabin

      Overview John Muir Cabin was built in 1980 and named after John Muir to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his visit to the Gastineau Channel area. This rustic cabin is open year-round and offers...

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