Nugget Creek Trail is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Juneau, Alaska that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 7.4 miles Elevation Gain: 1,738 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

running

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

snow

The Nugget Creek Trail begins at Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area and ends at the Vista Creek Shelter. Most of the hike is through understory vegetation. The trail climbs moderately as it approaches the Vista Creek Shelter. The original shelter was constructed by the CCC in the early 1930's. https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/tongass/recarea/?recid=78798

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bridge out
12 days ago

First half of the train is maintain. The rest lots of trees had fallen down.

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7 months ago

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11 months ago

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Fri May 24 2019