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High mountain road

Drove over the Beartooth Pass in late August from Red Lodge to Yellowstone. Loved every minute and... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
christinaf982
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Orlando, Florida
Day Trip from Yellowstone

A well worth while day trip out the northeast gate from Yellowstone National Park headed up into... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
AdventurousJanis
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Spectacular high mountain road with sweeping views is a favorite scenic drive for sightseers.
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Reviewed January 18, 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

5  Thank christinaf982
Reviewed November 19, 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.

1  Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed November 5, 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

3  Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed October 17, 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
Reviewed October 7, 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
Reviewed October 1, 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
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Took this route towards Cody Wy the end of September. It’s actually hard to put into words the incredible views this trip has. Charles Kuralt called it the most beautiful highway in the USA and yuh know what I have to agree with him. I’ve...More

2  Thank John K
Reviewed September 30, 2017

This was a highlight of our road trip! Part of the road was closed - we went as far as we could go! The view was incredible! A little scary because of the winding road and elevation. But the view was breathtaking!

1  Thank shewmajo
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This drive was incredible, as someone from Colorado, I am very familiar with mountain passes, but this one was definitely worth the detour! We came up from Cody along the Dead Indian Pass and then took the Beartooth Hwy north until we reached the Beartooth...More

2  Thank Me2rean
Reviewed September 24, 2017

When we left Red Lodge we got into the fog before making it up very far, but after a couple of miles we got above the clouds and the views were just outstanding. The road itself is not for the fainthearted, but the road is...More

2  Thank Pat D
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diane h
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Response from christinaf982 | Reviewed this property |
Only place I saw along the drive was top of the world. I think they have cabins and camp sites. We stayed at red lodge inn. Not a big hotel, but a family owned motel. Nice sized rooms and awesome people. There are other... More
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scottiza
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Reagan10 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve flown into Billings and driven down to Red Lodge, the beginning of the Beartooth Highway. It is about an hour’s drive for Billings to Red Lodge. From Red Lodge, plan on an hour or two to the peak, Beartooth Pass, at... More
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