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An amazing view

Nothing grows here due to the 11,000 foot altitude but the view from here is fantastic! On a clear... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kansas City, Kansas

At 11,000 feet (almost) I don't think I have been higher without a flying vehicle. The drive is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nothing grows here due to the 11,000 foot altitude but the view from here is fantastic! On a clear day you can see for miles!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

At 11,000 feet (almost) I don't think I have been higher without a flying vehicle. The drive is scary if you have any nerves and if you dont like switchbacks don't even bother. There are plenty places to catch you very thinned breath. But the...More

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure and read the reviews for the beartooth highway as well as these. The pass itself is so high up in the mountain range that NOTHING grows up there. Great places to stop and just stare at the scenery. Scary drive to get here,...More

Thank DanandSharon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been on/off raining the day before- so I knew there would be some decent snow through this pass. We had perfect weather the next morning so I knew we had to go and drive it. We were not disappointed- I had never been...More

Thank Alyssa S
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Dont take your last breath on this earth without going across Beartooth Pass. Best way is on a motorcycle or atleast a convertible. Usually opens in June and closes in October. Always snow up top at almost 11,000 ft

Thank Don T
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Just be sure to check the weather. No one told us that if it was raining at Yellowstone, it would be snowing on this road. It climbs to almost 11000 ft, is very narrow and winding. We hit a very heavy snowstorm with white out...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Red Lodge MT and were going to Yellowstone, get on the 212 from Red Lodge towards Cooke City, the drive and scenery was stunning you drive up to nearly 11000 ft and in August still snow on the mountains, when very hot...More

Thank nick b
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This was a highlight of our trip to Yellowstone and the West. Great views from the top. We even got in a snowball fight before some sleet and huge wet snowflakes made us hurry to get a little lower. Worth the effort!

Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had seen the outside of the pass back in May before it was completely opened, and thought we had a read on the thing. Hardly! Dedicated flatlanders beware! This one takes a lot of nerve and a moderate-size, well maintained vehicle. The road is...More

Thank 11infantry
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We took Beartooth Pass in Montana to enter the NE area of Yellowstone. The drive was amazing and so glad we decided to enter the park via Beartooth. It was the first time my husband and kids have ever been to a mountain and they...More

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Amy N
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
It closed 10/05/18 in the morning due to a pending major weekend snow storm. So, this season is now over.
Pablo L
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Reagan10 | Reviewed this property |
There on June 14. All clear, but lots of snow on the sides of the roads. No chains were needed.
Pam B
March 31, 2018|
Response from Erin M | Reviewed this property |
The Beartooth Pass rarely opens before May 31st or Memorial Day weekend.