Follow This Trail To A Peaceful Shrine Hiding In The Middle Of A Forest In Alaska

In the forest near Alaska’s capital city lies a tranquil escape for the busy mind. Visit the Shrine of St. Therese to reflect on the peaceful views and find a moment of solace in your busy day. The grounds are tucked on the shores of the Lynn Canal with the Chilkat Mountains in the distance. Everyone will enjoy the serenity of the location and appreciate the artwork whether or not you are religious. So when you are in Juneau, visit this peaceful shrine in the forest and take a moment to bask in the beauty of Alaska.

Shrine of St. Therese
Mile 23 Glacier Hwy.
Juneau, AK 99801

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Learn more about the Shrine of St. Therese here.


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