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Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds and Rest Areas in the Yukon Territory

    The Yukon River Bridge Rest Area is located at Km 836.4 of the Alaska Highway (in The Milepost it is called the Marsh Lake Dam Rest Area). It has outhouses, garbage bins, a boat launch, a trail to an elevated viewing deck with 5 interpretive panels, and access to the Lewes River Dam (or Marsh Lake Dam).


Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
An aerial view of the Yukon River Bridge Rest Area area. Click on it to open an interactive map in a new window.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Approaching the bridge and rest area from the south.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Approaching the bridge and rest area from the north.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
A broad view of the rest area in mid April.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The bridge and rest area, with the "Yukon River" sign at lower left.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The outhouses and the road to the Lewes Dam, seen on the left.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The start of the Marsh View Trail.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The start of the Marsh View Trail.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
A map at the start of the Marsh View Trail - the rest area is at the lower left.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Stairs on the Marsh View Trail.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The viewing deck.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The Yukon River Bridge from the viewing deck. See and read all 5 interpretive panels here.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
The Marsh View Trail back to the rest area.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
An aerial view of the bridge, rest area, and Lewes River Dam.
Yukon River Bridge Rest Area, Yukon
Looking back at the bridge and rest area from the road to the Lewes River Dam.