Nugget Falls Trail #33752
ElevationAscent: 57' 17 m
Descent: -78' -24 m
High: 103' 31 m
Low: 61' 19 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)
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“A short flat trail with a grand view of Nugget Falls and Mendenhall Glacier.”— Wes Emmert
There are wonderful views of the lake, glacier, and surrounding mountains. It is an easy way to get closer to Mendehall Glacier than the typical stop at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
The trail starts at the base of the visitor center. The old dirt trail runs very close to the lake edge and is often flooded. The new trail is compact fine gravel; it is so smooth and flat that we saw a family navigating it with a wheel chair. The last 100 yards to the waters edge would not be suitable for a wheel chair though.
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