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Shrine of St. Therese

Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-780-6112
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Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-780-6112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to visit, has the lush, old growth Juneau forest feel. Lots of vibrant green in late spring (June is my favorite month in Juneau). Right near the water and has a good channel view.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our car rental salesperson told us about this place and what a great surprise! It is super secluded and there was no crowds. It is right on the water with the best views ever.

Thank mbhill62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were very pretty and the area is very pretty. We were the only ones there and there were several ravens around being very loud. The ravens made it a little spooky, so we just walked around for a minute and then left. If...More

Thank lcgovols
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful old church in an ideal location. Not many people visiting at any one time so it is serene.

Thank tglenn03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The actual site is a downhill walk from the parking area but there is access closer for those a little less agile. There are wheelchairs available. The natural area around the church is breathtaking. The stations of the cross are unbelievably detailed. This is a...More

Thank CofCMom
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful location and in a natural settingMultiple flower beds,paths around the shirn can take one to the beach. Children can clamberon the rocks or walk along the beach.

1  Thank eself
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went on a gray day and at low tide so the walkway to the chapel didn't have water lapping against it. The chapel interior was all wood from floor to ceiling and the exterior was stone. The fireplace in the back of the chapel...More

Thank OH_Traveler3
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There is a nice chapel, grounds and gift shop honoring Saint Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower. It is a beautiful location overlooking the water.

Thank voyager9Us
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We really enjoyed walking on the grounds here. The gardens are beautiful and we especially enjoyed the scripture verses.

1  Thank TimMiddleton
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend visiting this place. Serene atmosphere and lovely. I met a family that chose this place for their son/brother. I offered the mom a prayer and we did. She thanked me and we hugged. Id like to think this place and my prayer brought...More

1  Thank MrsAMTO
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Lori-Ann G
22 April 2016|
Response from DrNurseJ | Reviewed this property |
You leave the glacier on the Glacier Spur Road, take a right on Mendenhall Loop Road to Auke Bay - there, the road "ends" at a loop and becomes Glacier Highway/Veteran's Memorial Highway - you'll head to the right on the... More
Therese P
28 April 2015|
Response from DrNurseJ | Reviewed this property |
Any time is a good time. Open 08:30 - 08:00 during summer. It is about 22 miles from downtown Juneau. There is no bus service out there. Taxi from downtown probably $50-55 (one way). Might be cheaper to charter a car or... More