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US Highway 16

U.S. Highway 16, Cloud Peak Skyway, Buffalo, WY
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Canyon scenery was spectacular!

This drive is gorgeous!! Ten Sleep Canyon was incredible with the beautiful layers of rock! We saw... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Becky L
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Abilene, Kansas
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Honeymoon day 3

What a gorgeous drive along Hwy 16 into Buffalo. I could t get over the density of the forest and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NaeLamb
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Meridian, Idaho
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U.S. Highway 16, Cloud Peak Skyway, Buffalo, WY
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This drive is gorgeous!! Ten Sleep Canyon was incredible with the beautiful layers of rock! We saw several groups of climbers, and were able to pull off the road in many areas for pictures and to read the scenic information. Highly recommend!

Thank Becky L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a gorgeous drive along Hwy 16 into Buffalo. I could t get over the density of the forest and we stopped so many times just to look and breathe it all in

Thank NaeLamb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A drive through the Bighorn National Forest is not to be missed! This is one of the most beautiful mountain areas we've ever visited, and the drive rivals California's famous Highway 1 on the Central Coast. We drove from Buffalo to Ten Sleep (check out...More

Thank Wayne90704
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a scenic route and also a safer route for heading over the mountains to Yellowstone. Take a picnic lunch with you and stop off at Meadowlark Lake. The canyon down the west side is beautiful.

Thank April P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views! One of the best drivers anywhere. We drove from Buffalo to Ten Sleep. On the way back went down Crazy Woman Canyon. Not to be missed! Single lane dirt road. Not for trailers or motor homes. Highlight of the trip!

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove highway 16 pulling a 5th wheel camper. It was a beautiful drive with lots of animal sightings. Wouldn't recommend pulling a camper over it unless you have a good strong pickup.

Thank ND1438
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to Mount Rushmore and decided to drive this route and ohh man. The views are amazing and there are a lot of pullouts to look at them. A photo op at every turn. If you are in the area it is a...More

Thank JensogSetta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took this road from Yellowstone and it was great until we got between Tensleep and Buffalo. Wow, very steep so had to come down VERY slowly so we would not heat up our brakes. We got up to 9666 feet elevation. Glad we did...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice easy drive that is a bit steep (8% grades in places) on the east side of the pass but not so bad on the west side. There are several turnouts so you can stop and take photos.

1  Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Travelling across the USA in an RV we stopped in Buffalo for lunch and proceeded through the wonderful twists and turns tanking in the sweeping views while heading towards Devils Tower. Love the diverse landscape of the US

Thank T G
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siticurry
18 July 2017|
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Response from SeenaKS | Reviewed this property |
Either way is beautiful. If you are driving a motor home I think they say that the route from Buffalo is better but in a car either is fine. Sheridan is a bigger town so if you need a Walmart or big grocery store stop you... More
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siticurry
18 July 2017|
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Response from NaeLamb | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go to crazy woman canyon but the locals are able to help. Go in to any establishment and ask.
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oketex
9 April 2017|
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Response from scuriomi | Reviewed this property |
Yes it can be done but there are quite a few steep grades so make sure you get your brakes checked and know how to down shift so you dont heat up your brakes.....take it slow and enjoy the beautiful scenery....its gorgeous... More
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