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Moose Wilson Road

Wyoming Highway 390, Moose, WY
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Moose
Type: Scenic Drives
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

I have been on this road in the past, during the fall. Saw 2 moose & several black bears, quite close. It is a beautiful road even if you don't see wildlife, and that seems to be the case most recently. Was there a week in the fall & 3 times I tried to drive it, but each time the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A great little drive anytime of day. Make sure you are in a vehicle where you won't mind a bumpy ride. We drove this drive several times. We saw the best wildlife early in the evening: mule deer, moose, squirrels, elk, birds, fox, bucks, etc...

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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We came to see Bears! When we tried to take the Moose Wilson Road we were told by the rangers that part of the road was closed because the bears were down eating the berries. I responded with that was the reason we wanted to go was to see the bears. The response I got was "well you won't". I... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This 8 mile backcountry road between Jackson Hole and Moose, WY is a very good place to see wildlife, especially toward evening or early in the morning. We were following it mid-day and were still able to see two black bears at one of the viewpoints. There are no restaurants or gas stations along this road except at each end.... More

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

They recently fixed some of the potholes on the Moose-Wilson Rd, so my review may no longer be accurate, but when we traveled on it, it was one of the worst roads we've ever encountered. We were in a midsize rental car and it only had front wheel drive and it was a nightmare going through the unpaved portion. Had... More

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100 reviews 100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We drove this road at dusk and saw a monstrous moose, so exciting! We also watched two buck Elks butting heads as this is the start of rutting season. Pretty cool!

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Dunedin, Florida
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We saw our first and only bear while in Wyoming on this road among other critters along with some pretty awesome scenery. Most of the road runs right up against the backbone of the mountains and there are some interesting clouds at sunrise and sunset because of this. Take your time and look carefully and you will be rewarded.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We drove this road early on a foggy Sunday morning and only saw two other vehicles the entire drive. We thought for sure we would see some animals but we didn't .....but we seem to always have bad luck. We only drove it once and I would love to have driven it at least one more time but we had... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We traveled this road a few times. Although we didn't see a bear as hoped, we did see many other animals, including the only moose we saw on our trip - he was walking alongside the car on the road. Also saw an owl and elk.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Road off the beaten path with many sightings of moose, elk, owls, beaver, etc. Stayed in Wilson; drove it every day in & out. One of our favorite rides in the Tetons.

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