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Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    This large gravel rest area is located at Km 1547.5 of the Alaska Highway. It has outhouses, garbage bins, interpretive panels and a walking trail along an original section of the Alaska Highway.


Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Approaching the Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area from the south.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The bridge and interpretive signs. Click here to see the signs and read them.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
A visitor from Ontario reads about the bridge's history.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The rest area and walking trail are popular year-round.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Just north of the west end of the bridge is a log cabin that served as a roadhouse and store
during the 1904 Kluane Gold Rush.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Looking down on the rest area from the ridge above.
Canyon Creek Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Looking back down the tote road to the modern Alaska Highway.