Mendenhall Lake

Spring Melting at Mendenhall Lake

One of the must-visit destinations of the century is Mendenhall Lake in Alaska’s Inside Passage Region. It may be important to visit the lake this century as it likely won’t exist forever. The glacier-fed lake formed sometime after 1930 when…

Abyss Lake

Tucked in the mountainous landscape of Southeastern Alaska with its sporadic blotches of tall green aspen trees, there sits a glacial lagoon called Abyss Lake. Brady Glacier is Abyss Lake’s primary inflow source. The glacier’s melted water flows east to…

Blue Lake

Blue Lake, located in the Alaska Panhandle of southeastern Alaska, is for adventure seekers. The County of Sitka is known for its vistas, mountain backdrop and thick forests. Construction of the Blue Lake Dam in 1958 increased the surface area…