Out and About

Posted: Sunday, June 23, 2002

In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), freshwater smelt (peaks in May), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July).

June 23: MDA Fools Run/Walk, 3 p.m., 5K run or 1 mile walk, register at Juneau Racquet Club. Contact Jeff at alaskadistrict@mdausa.org.

June 24, 26: Trailhead and first mile of the Windfall Lake Trail closed between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Call the Juneau Ranger District, 586-8800, for details.

June 27: Fourth Annual Yukon River Quest Canoe Race, 460 miles from Whitehorse to Dawson City, begins at 12:15 p.m. Check www.polarcom.com~riverquest for details.

June 29: Southeast Road Runners Windfall Lake Trail Challenge Run, 9 a.m., 14 miles, start at West Glacier Trail parking lot, end at Windfall Lake trailhead. Contact Ben Haight, 780-4215 or benpat@gci.net, for details.

June 29: Nature art, children's program with naturalist Ann Knollenberg, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Call 789-6640 for details.

June 30: Juneau Alpine Club Arctic Odyssey slide show and potluck, 5:30 p.m. Call Barb or Kim Turley, 789-7058, for details.

July 2: Juneau Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058 for details.

July 6: Bears, children's program with naturalist Dave Jacus, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Call 789-6640 for details.

Ongoing: Guided nature hike on the Trail of Time, Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m. daily. Meet at the flagpoles. Call 789-6640 for details.,

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Call 789-9844 for details.

Ongoing: Guided hikes through Juneau Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 586-0428 for details.

Ongoing: The Mendenhall and Auke Village campgrounds are open for the summer. Fee is $8 a night. Call 586-8800 for details.

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