- Mendenhall Lake, Juneau, Alaska
Date taken: 8/7/15
Mendenhall Lake is located in the Mendenhall Valley, 3 miles North of the Juneau City and Borough Airport in the Coast Mountains. The lake is included in the Tongass National Forest and Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area.
In the background of the photograph you can see the Mendenhall Glacier. The glacier and surrounding landscape is protected as part of the 5,815 acre Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, a federally designated unit of the Tongass National Forest.