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Signal Mountain Summit Road

Address: Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving
Owner description: A 5-mile scenic mountain drive.
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving
Owner description: A 5-mile scenic mountain drive.
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Mt Prospect
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I took this scenic drive at 4:30 in the morning. It was well worth the early wake up call. The sunrise was beautiful. We didn't see many animals but the pink sky with the mountains was wonderful. One thing to note, there were millions of mosquitos so make sure you have bug spray.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We absolutely considered this to be THE place to guarantee wildlife sightings on our trip. We woke up before dawn to travel the road and view the sunrise from the top. We almost missed it because we were so captivated by all of the elk and deer we saw on the way up. We also came back in the evening... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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324 reviews 324 reviews
115 attraction reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This road twists and turns ever higher and higher. There are a couple of stops for views. From the top you can see for miles, its incredible. We visited here after the long cascade canyon hike so took the opportunity to get out the camp shower and freshen up looking out over miles of wilderness, breathtaking.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
62 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

An easy excursion off the main road. We actually found the lookout prior to the end of the road (second lookout) to provide the best views of the Tetons from the mountain - and a great picnic place if you don't mind cozying up to a bush. Feel free to do both stops as they are both unique.

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Prescott, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This road is narrow and very winding. If you travel this road…drive slow….I am surprised there hasn’t been more accidents on this road. There were a lot of drivers driving way too fast for these roads. People have to understand you are on vacation and you do not need to drive like a road demon. Sit back and enjoy your... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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286 reviews 286 reviews
93 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A good paved road, somewhat narrow and winding but still a good road. The view at the top is stunning and you are certain to see wild life if you travel this road early in the morning or late in the afternoon. We went at both times and saw elk and deer both times. The top gives you an excellent... More 

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

10 years ago we found lots of wildlife on this road in the fall.. moose, elk, martin, deer. This year same season.. and we could only find a few deer. The views are a nice way to get the lay of the land in the area, but the wildlife seems to have moved on.

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Yuma, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

if ya got time (especially during an afternoon storm) drive up to Signal Mtn and see the Tetons as not see anywhere else take your time up and down as elk, moose, porcupine and deer can be spotted

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Northport, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Somewhat winding but road pavement is new and the view is worth the 10-15 minute drive to the top. You can see for miles looking over the Jackson Hole or valley below.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It's a pretty drive, but there aren't many stunning views as there is fairly dense forest all around the road. There is one great view from a turnout about 1/3-1/2 of the way up on the left side. The top is a good place to camp out and scout for wildlife. Some older couples had brought some nice binoculars with... More 

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