Mendenhall Campground

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Camp Type: Tent, RV
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Restroom: Flushing
Permit: Unknown
Shower: Yes
Wifi: Not available
Entrance Fee: $10.00
Campfire: Allowed
Pet Fee: None
Leash Rule: Unknown
Description
Mendenhall Campground is part of Tongas National Forest in Alaska. The camp sits on Mendenhall Lake and has some of the most spectacular views of Mendenhall Glacier - and it is located 13 miles away from the adorable town of Juneau. On the other side, you will see the massive snowcapped mountains as well. 

The site sits 100 feet above the ground and is relatively large. The entire national park is 17 million acres, so there are an endless amount of hiking trails to explore.  

Directly at the campground, you will find flat and open land, ponds, lakes, and glacial moraines. There is also a forest and an abundance of trees that cover the area. Green mosses and tasty blueberry bushes are found in the forest areas as well. Tons of wildlife roam the campground and park as well. Salmon, bears, and mesmerizing bald eagles can be spotted throughout the campground and surrounding area. 

Mendenhall has 69 campground sites, and 56 of them are fully accessible. 9 of them are RV sites that are full service and have water, sewer, and electric hookups. All of these sites are equipt with picnic tables, fire rings, grills, and tent pads. You will find both flush and vault toilets throughout the site and showers, along with trash cans and dump stations. 

Peak season at this site starts in May and goes to the beginning of September. It is advised you make a reservation to hold your campsite spot. If you are taking an RV, the price is $28 per day you are there. Dogs are more than welcome at the campground, but they must be leashed at all times and be well-behaved. There are no poop bags on site, so make sure you bring your own and pick up after your dog at all times. Make sure your dog has plenty of food and water and cool places to hang out in the summer!

Safety
Bears
Address
8510 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801
Open Months
May - September
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Address
8510 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801
Open Months
May - September