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Dead Indian Summit Overlook

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This is a not to be missed view!! Like seeing the Grand Canyon for the very first time... read more

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Springwater, New York
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The Chief Joseph Highway is a beautiful, scenic byway that is well worth taking. It's slow and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Chief Joseph Hwy, Cody, WY 82414
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a not to be missed view!! Like seeing the Grand Canyon for the very first time. Breathtaking does not describe it well enough.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chief Joseph Highway is a beautiful, scenic byway that is well worth taking. It's slow and windy and full of lovely mountain scenery. The Dead Indian Summit Overlook affords an opportunity to view a vast landscape filled with mountains, valleys, and sky. The name...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The area around Cody, Wyoming holds such history. It is always fun to take my visitors to our natural history locations and see their reactions. June, July, August, and September are the greatest months to guide friends on an adventure.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the Chief Joseph Hwy on our way to the NorthEast gate into Yellowstone. This was an overlook that was really great.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great drive into Yellowstone on Chief Joseph Scenic Hwy. Easy parking & walking. Just off the highway. The views go on forever it seems like. Great Stop!!

Thank Christina B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Dead Indian Overlook is a must stop for locals, both when bringing visitors and when traveling solo. The overlook provides a sweeping view of the Sunlight valley and surrounding mountain peaks. Ground squirrels habituated to humans will scamper right up to you in the hopes...More

1  Thank Value T
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Deathly afraid of heights, but my family walked out and enjoyed the view - It's amazing even from the car - like you're touching the clouds.

2  Thank Sara P
Reviewed June 24, 2018

One hour just east of Cody. Beautiful drive up Chief Joseph Byway. Story of this area is interesting. Heart mountain has great WWII history. Geogrphically it is up side down. Older rocks on the top.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful road! Beautiful view! Took longer then I thought to get there but definitely worth it! Happy traveling!

Thank sammuzzey
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We drove the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway Hwy. 296 and Dead Indian Summit Overlook was along this drive. It is quite impressive with views for miles. There is a well done metal sculpture of the Nez Perce Indians riding on horses that is well worth...More

1  Thank houstonnative47
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