Jack Wade Junction
River Historic Fortymile River, designated as Fortymile National Wild River, offers an excellent escape into scenic wilderness for...
Jack Wade Dredge
On the roadside at Mile 86 is the decaying Jack Wade Dredge, which operated from 1900 to 1942. When we were there you could climb inside...
Chicken Creek Café, Liquor Store & Saloon
In retrospect, naming Chicken 'Chicken' was a savvy move: Nowadays, folks flock here for 'Go peckers!' coffee mugs and 'I got laid in...
Lonely Planet review
The Top of the World Hwy meets Taylor Hwy at Jack Wade Junction. From here, the route north to Eagle isn't for the faint of heart. Almost immediately it becomes washboarded, cliff-clinging and crazily twisty; in places it's so narrow the phrase 'one lane' seems generous. It's the worst stretch of highway in Alaska, requires at least two hours to safely negotiate, and should be avoided by RVs.