USFS announces Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center schedule shift

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will shift to fall, winter hours in September.

    According to the U.S. Forest Service, the visitor center will transition to limited fall hours beginning Sept. 28.

    Regular winter hours begin Oct. 24, 2022, and fall hours for the MGVC are as follows:

    • September 25 - 27: 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • September 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • September 29: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • September 30 - October 1: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • October 2: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • October 3 - 6: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • October 7 - 9: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • October 10-11: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • October 12: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • October 13: CLOSED
    • October 14 - 16: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • October 17 - 18: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    • October 19 - 20: CLOSED
    • October 21 - 23: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Regular winter hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday, beginning Oct. 24, and continue through March 2023. The center is closed on federal holidays during the winter season. '

    Outdoor areas and trails around the center are open 6 a.m. to midnight, year-round.

    For more information, call the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center at (907) 789-0097 between the hours of 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., seven days a week.

     

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