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Address: Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
Phone Number: 406.446.1718
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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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Fun,fun,fun,slow down

Approached the beartooth from Red Lodge. Wonderful scenery. Great switchbacks. Wear your layers if you're on a bike. Cooler by 20 degrees up top. Often windy. We went over the... read more

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CANADA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Approached the beartooth from Red Lodge. Wonderful scenery. Great switchbacks. Wear your layers if you're on a bike. Cooler by 20 degrees up top. Often windy. We went over the pass in August and it was closed 2 days earlier for snow!! Don't miss this ride. Chief Joseph highway is also fantastic!! We thought after the pass we could maybe... More 

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Baltimore,MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Decided to visit Montana in order to do the Beartooth scenic Highway(68 miles) which is open from May to October---The views of the mountains --canyons and lakes are spectacular! Make sure that you travel on a clear day with mild temperature. It can get snowy and icy when you are near 10,000 ft. The drive can take 2-3 hours-depending on... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I didn't go all the way across but started at Red Lodge and returned after going about halfway. The views are incredible and getting out of the car is the best way to see them. The road can be a little intimidating if you don't like mountain driving but it's worth the time and effort.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I discovered this road on Google as I was planning our USA road trip. A MUST DO! The road is only open in the summer months (Mid May to Mid October) and I can understand why. The 60 something mile road takes up to an elevation of like 11,000 feet and has a million switchbacks. There are plenty of places... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a delightful trip through the American West. Whether you're driving along the route of Lew and Clark (or at least Clark) or the miraculous escape of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce or merely climbing above "The Top of The World" at 10,900 [and looking down at snow in mid-August], you're pretty sure to have a wonderful, relaxing... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WOW! We took this road between Red Lodge, MT and Yellowstone and the views just got better and better around every curve! There are countless photo stops along the way. We returned to Red Lodge via Beartooth at a time close to sunset. The roads were empty but the colors in the sky were incredible. A MUST DRIVE!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in Billings Mt. to stay with a friend for a couple of days. He suggested riding our Harley on the Beartooth Highway via Cooke City then on through Red lodge and back to Billings. This road is rated one of the best motorcycle roads in America and it did not disappoint. Two summits over 10,000' some of the most... More 

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Dauphin, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving along sheer cliffs with hair pin turns is always exhilarating. It's even more so when you do it in your sports car. It's worth seeing at least once in your life. The view from the lookout near the top is very good.

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ashton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an incredibly beautiful drive! The overlook near the top is a wonderful place to get out and stretch your legs. There are wonderful views from here. It's definitely worth the drive!

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Mesquite, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have great difficulty with heights and driving on roads that have steep drop-offs on them. Although this road has many, many of those drop-offs, most have guard rails so I at least felt safer. We started in Red Lodge, MT and drove to Cooke City then back to Red Lodge - and that made for a very nice half-day... More 

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