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Address: P.O. Box 988, Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
Phone Number: 406.446.1718
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Activities: Driving
Description: Spectacular high mountain road with sweeping views is a favorite scenic...
Spectacular high mountain road with sweeping views is a favorite scenic drive for sightseers.
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Absolute must ride for any motorcycle enthusiast

This should be on every motorcycle rider's "bucket list"! If you are on a motorcycle I would definitely recommend taking hwy 212 from East to West. (You will be getting most of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This should be on every motorcycle rider's "bucket list"! If you are on a motorcycle I would definitely recommend taking hwy 212 from East to West. (You will be getting most of the tightest switch-backs going up-hill this way) It is just one continuous set of curves and switchbacks. The road is narrow but in good condition. Don't be surprised... More 

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Prospect Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Breathtaking drive with amazing scenery! Lots of hairpin turns but nothing too scary. Take your time, stop and take in the majestic vistas.

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Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Wow ! The drive was amazing. We started in Yellowstone and drove to Red Lodge. We stayed in Red Lodge outside the Yellowstone park just to do the drive. The winding roads, beautiful snow capped mountains, elevations were awesome. It is truly Top of the World. Snow capped mountains even in summer was amazing. We stopped in some permissible places... More 

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Middletown, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Beartooth highway was one of the most beautiful drives I have ever taken. High elevations, beautiful views, snow capped mountains in late August. Temperatures differing at various times due to elevations. A great way to enter Yellowstone. We picked it up at Red Lodge, Montana and took it to Yellowstone. A must drive when in the area.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
31 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Plan for a full day to enjoy the marvels that Beartooth Highway provides, besides, the switchbacks won't let you drive fast anyway. We spent a day away from Yellowstone to drive this scenic route because a local friend told us it was a "don't miss opportunity". He was right. Although we didn't see wildlife like we saw in the park,... More 

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Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I rode over the Beartooth from Red Lodge Montana to Cooke City in August 2009. The ride is one of the most scenic roads that I have been on. The vista were fantastic. I will be riding the Beartooth again in 2015. If anyone is in the area, I would highly recommend this highway.

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Foothill Ranch, California
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202 reviews 202 reviews
117 attraction reviews
341 helpful votes 341 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Mr. Van Dyke, you are incredible. I think you did a spectacular job making this road one for millions to enjoy. The views along this Highway and Beartooh Pass are AMAZING!!!! Glaciers to glacier fed lakes. The summit is 10,947 feet in elevation and this is a NOT to be missed sight!!!

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Arco, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If driving along overlooks and maneuvering switchbacks gives you white knuckles, then this is not the highway for you. But if you like a challenge and love the switchbacks, then this is the perfect highway. There are beautiful views along the way and an isolated lake at the top with a campground. Do the whole drive from Cooke City to... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

this was one of the best drives I have ever had. It's amazing to drive on top of the mountains covered with snow.. Must go place.

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Omaha
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My mom said at the end of this road that this was the most beautiful country she had ever seen. It was gorgeous. The differences in the elevations, from the lower mountains with the forest to the meadows with the vast amount of blooming flowers (we hit the perfect time for this as I understand that they only bloom for... More 

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