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Beartooth Highway

Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
+1 406-446-1718
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Jaw-dropping Beauty

We were staying at Yellowstone NP and decided to take a road trip. This road is absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shucker73
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Land O Lakes, Florida
A must ride road. Amazing and breathtaking!

I rode Beartooth Highway on my VFR800 on September 4th 2017 going eastbound towards Red Lodge. It... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Matthew S
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Toronto, Canada
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Spectacular high mountain road with sweeping views is a favorite scenic drive for sightseers.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cooke city” (54 reviews)
“red lodge” (134 reviews)
“scenic drive” (24 reviews)
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Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
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"cooke city"
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"red lodge"
in 134 reviews
"scenic drive"
in 24 reviews
"hairpin turns"
in 18 reviews
"northeast entrance"
in 14 reviews
"take your time"
in 21 reviews
"high elevation"
in 8 reviews
"chief joseph"
in 15 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 11 reviews
"switch backs"
in 7 reviews
"great drive"
in 11 reviews
"bucket list"
in 18 reviews
"drop offs"
in 7 reviews
"snow capped mountains"
in 7 reviews
"take pictures"
in 17 reviews
"tree line"
in 8 reviews
"end of june"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Yellowstone NP and decided to take a road trip. This road is absolutely amazing. We saw snow in July then more and more snow. Unbelievable to us Floridians. We stayed at a little town at the end. It was unique, too....More

Thank Shucker73
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I rode Beartooth Highway on my VFR800 on September 4th 2017 going eastbound towards Red Lodge. It was a spectacular road. The views were breathtaking. There was nothing like it. I was worried about snow but it was a very clear up top. Just a...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've taken this route twice now - Both times I went from Billings (Red Lodge) The first time I went through onto Yellowstone and the next time we turned off before yellowstone and onto the Chief Joseph highway - Cody. The second route was my...More

Thank April B
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We made our 1st trip over the Beartooth Highway was absolutely amazing. We were worried it would not be open so early in June but we lucked out. Planning another trip June 2018

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Drove over the Beartooth Pass in late August from Red Lodge to Yellowstone. Loved every minute and almost turned around to drive back over! My sis and I were a little hesitant since we're from Florida and not accustomed to mountain driving but it was...More

2  Thank christinaf982
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A well worth while day trip out the northeast gate from Yellowstone National Park headed up into Montana. This was a beautiful pass with lakes and overlooks and varying scenery. We would definitely recommend this road trip.

Thank AdventurousJanis
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I have family in the area (near Cody, WY) and so they took us on a drive along the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway and from there, the Beartooth Highway. We then took this back to Red Lodge MT, and took HWY 120 back to Cody....More

2  Thank Lisamarie1138
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

If you don't like windy roads then this Highway is definitely not for you! We were recommended to travel this highway by a number of friends who have been to the States before. We weren't disappointed! Awesome views at every turn, mountains, meadows, snow, wind!!...More

2  Thank NewZealandChevgurl
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

11,000’ altitude......BEAUTIFUL views.....especially from the Vista. We drove this highway the day after it reopened after having been closed due to a couple big snow storms. Some areas the snow was so deep.....the plows had cut right thru the snow with snow walls on the...More

1  Thank W M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Twisting and turning up and down the switch backs. This road has great views at every turn. We stopped at several pull-offs and wondered around. When we reached the pass, we got out and climbed a small escarpment and the views got even better. We...More

1  Thank Mary K
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Alexander G
11 April 2018|
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Response from NewZealandChevgurl | Reviewed this property |
We just used this route on the way from Cody to Cooke City. It’s 2x hours out of your day but 2x hours well spent. We had lunch at Red Lodge which is a cute little town and we then turned around and did it all again. Great... More
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Shelley M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Jenbrandi | Reviewed this property |
Definitely summer. It closes in sometime in autumn and does not reopen until sometime in spring.
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Larry D
16 September 2017|
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Response from Jenbrandi | Reviewed this property |
It depends on snowfall. The highway closed sometime in October depending on weather.
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