Big Creek Pack Bridge

About Big Creek Pack Bridge

Originally built in 1933, this bridge connects the Middle Fork trail on river right with Big Creek at the start of Impassable Canyon. The bridge was rebuilt in 1957.

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This section of the canyon is spectacular. Photo by Idaho River Journeys.

Aug. 1957. “Trail bridge across Middle Fork of Salmon River at mouth of Big Creek”, Archival Idaho Photograph Collection, Digital Initiatives, University of Idaho Library. Link:

The original bridge. Source.