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Mendenhall Campground

23 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from September 16, 2021 through May 14, 2022.

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This campground is closed for the season from September 16, 2021 through May 14, 2022.

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

This campground is on Mendenhall Lake, with a view of the Mendenhall Glacier, and is about 13 miles from downtown Juneau. Sites include: 9 full-service RV sites with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups; 9 partial-service RV sites with electricity and water hook-ups; 51 basic-service sites; 7…

Fee Info

full-service RV sites with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups ($28/day, $23/day Golden Age) partial-service RV sites with electricity and water hook-ups ($26/day, $21/day Golden Age) basic-service sites ($10/day, $5/day Golden Age)

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 60 ft.

Reviews

23 Reviews of Mendenhall Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 11
  • 11
J
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2021

Fantastic

Stayed here two nights - reservations must be made in advance on recreation.gov. Hot showers available, as well as a stocked bathroom. 12/10 recommend.

Aubrey G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2021

In the woods camping, in the "city"

So lucky to have found this campground. The price cannot be beat starting at $10. Although you are aware of others around you, there is enough forest between most campsites so you get the real roughing it kind of feel without actually hiking out. We got a great site, walk down to the water's edge…

Jacquline M.
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2020

I love this place just not the forest service officers so much...

I stay here every summer with my s.o. and our pets and absolutely LOVE it here. The f.s officers could use some grooming but mostly they are okay as long as you are polite and follow the rules they usually leave you alone. They are helpful but tend to not want to listen when you try and explain a…

Site#1, 4, 12, 33, , 43, 47, and 52
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Mendenhall Campground is located in Alaska

Directions

From the ferry terminal: turn right and travel 1.7 miles to DeHarts Store above Auke Bay marinas. Turn left uphill to Mendenhall Loop Road, and travel 2.5 miles to Montana Creek Road, turn left and travel .3 mile to Skater's Cabin Road. Turn right and travel .3 mile to campground. From downtown Juneau, Take Egan Drive northwest 8 miles to stoplight intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road. Turn right 2.2 miles to the intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road and Glacier Spur Road. Turn left 1.4 miles to the intersection of Montana Creek Road. Turn right .3 mile to Skater's Cabin Road. Turn right .3 mile to campground.

Coordinates

58.41388892 N
134.56111182 W

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About This Campground

This campground is on Mendenhall Lake, with a view of the Mendenhall Glacier, and is about 13 miles from downtown Juneau. Sites include: 9 full-service RV sites with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups; 9 partial-service RV sites with electricity and water hook-ups; 51 basic-service sites; 7 sites in a separate walk-in backpacker area with covered shelter for cooking; 48 sites that accommodate camping units larger than 30 feet. All of the sites have tent pads, picnic tables and fire grills that meet accessibility standards. Water faucets and vault toilets are dispersed throughout the campground, and two bathhouse units with flush toilets and hot showers. A central dump station is on site. The campground host and garbage dumpster is near entrance. Firewood is rarely provided and it is best to bring your own (no pallets). The maximum stay is 14 days.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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