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Reading, United Kingdom
Fantastic Highway Views

The views on this scenic highway is outstanding. This will be a really good trip into Yellowstone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst planning our recent trip I saw many forum posts questioning whether to use valuable vacationing time on this. Do not miss this. Make the time. If you’re in Yellowstone, still make the time and go at least to Rock Creek Vista, then turn back....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jellybaby67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views on this scenic highway is outstanding. This will be a really good trip into Yellowstone so highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't have the time to hike or camp, the next best thing is the Beartooth Highway. Red Lodge is a quaint town worth the trip, and if you time the visit when the mountain pass into Yellowstone is open, its well worth it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tenfish
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful experience to explore this one of the most amazing place in the world. The scenic views are breathtaking. Can't wait to go back! One of my family's best roadtrips ever!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Franzy016 Y
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Rated one of the best drives in America, this highway does not disappoint. If you love a great drive the road starts in the forest of Wyoming with switchbacks through alpine meadows all the way up. And then the other side is much steeper and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank relaxed_nomad_blog
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is an awesome drive! Highly recommend doing it. Absolutely beautiful drive thru and over the top of the mountains. We want to do it again sometime!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gwendene S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Note, I live in Houston where the highest hill is the overpass at I10 and beltway 8. This road & the views are crazy beautiful!! We drove from Billings to Red Lodge to Cody & Yellowstone by way of this highway and the chief Joseph...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

The drive from Red Lodge, MT to the northeastern entrance of Yellowstone National Park on this highway is spectacular. We did it early in the morning so there was not much traffic. The mountain views are fantastic. This is the most scenic route to Yellowstone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank harryatkck
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Depending on the time of year or whomever you believe, either Beartooth Highway or Chief Joseph Scenic Byway is the most beautiful drive in America. Since they meet at a junction near Cooke City, Montana, the northeast gateway to Yellowstone National Park, it is convenient...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Left Yellowstone by the NE Gate towards Billings knowing we were going to have a twisty turny drive but nothing prepared me for this. Spectactular at every turn (we had bright sunny weather). Driving above last years snow. Driving over the top of a ski-lift....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Katie B
December 1, 2018|
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Response from nsander219 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree on the needing plenty time. You are travelling in the right month for daylight. You will be surprised how often you stop. It doesn't look too far on a map but with the twists and turns it takes time. Enjoy.
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Marty6363 | Reviewed this property |
It can be done safely but it’s white knuckle in spots in any vehicle. We saw plenty of RV’s on the pass larger than yours
diane h
June 18, 2018|
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Response from christinaf982 | Reviewed this property |
Only place I saw along the drive was top of the world. I think they have cabins and camp sites. We stayed at red lodge inn. Not a big hotel, but a family owned motel. Nice sized rooms and awesome people. There are other... More