Out and About

Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2001

In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.)

Trails reports: For the latest information on trails being used for commercial tours, call 586-5330 or visit

June 21: no moon

June 21: 4-H youth running club meets at the Sandy Beach Picnic Area at 5 p.m. Call Jamie or John Bursell at 789-5997.

June 23: Kids Day program on the life of porcupines in the covered viewing area at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center from 11 a.m. to noon. Call 789-6640.

June 23: The Saturday hike is a Shaman Island Outer Point and Peterson Creek loop. This will be an easy to moderate 5-mile tour at sealevel. Meet at the Outer Point trailhead at 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

June 23 and 24: Low tides, -4.2 at 9:19 a.m. Saturday and -3.7 at 10:05 a.m. Sunday.

June 24: NRA High power rifle shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the shoot starts at 9 a.m. Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club.

June 25: Wednesday Evening Sailing Clinic. For details visit

June 25-29: Introduction to Sailing (ages 10-11, morning and afternoon sessions). For details visit

June 25-29: Outback club doing art outside for youths 6 to 12 at the Zach Gordon Youth Center from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

June 26: Eagles vs. Ravens Walk Contest ends. Team captains must report their points to SEARHC Health Promotion by 5 p.m. Call Andrea Ebona-Michel at 463-5850.

June 27: Wednesday adult hike starting at 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

June 27: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club, 789-9844.

June 28: Trail Mix monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the downtown library. Call 790-6406.

June 28: 4-H youth running club meets at Rotary Park at 5 p.m. Call Jamie or John Bursell at 789-5997 for details.

June 29 - July 1: Gold Rush Days logging and mining events. Call 586-2497.

June 29-July 1: Adult Basic Dinghy Sailing (Friday eve plus Saturday and Sunday). For details visit

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