Yukon Territory

Summit Lake to Kiskatinaw Provincial Park, Alaska Highway

11 September 2015 - Friday

The wind continued this morning, so we hit the road again. The fall colours were spectacular. The drive from Summit Lake to Fort Nelson is one of my favourites.

Alaska Highway fall colours
Southbound near km 545 Alaska Highway

View in the distance
View to the south near km 540 

Mountains
Looking back at the Alaska Highway across the valley 

Steamboat
Steamboat area, about km 535 

Alaska Highway southbound
Continuing southward on the Alaska Hwy but looking north near km 514 

Distance sign
Approaching the junction of Hwy 77 to the NWT

Fort Nelson
Entering the Fort Nelson area

Distance to Fort St John
Another 272 km to Fort St John
 

Flare from a gas well

 

Bridge construction
Peace River bridge
 

River
Peace River, south of Fort St John

We decided to stay the night at the Kiskatinaw provincial park.
We like this spot because there are lots of good places to walk the dogs!

Kiskatinaw Bridge
Walking the dogs under the Kiskatinaw historical bridge 

Historical Kiskatinaw Bridge
Timbers under the Kiskatinaw Bridge

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