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Gorgeous views

I have family in the area (near Cody, WY) and so they took us on a drive along the Chief Joseph... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisamarie1138
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Madison, Wisconsin
What a drive

On a sunny afternoon, we drove on this highway and reached the summit after two hours from the East... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
HongKong1234
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Hong Kong, China
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Nestled between two scenic wilderness areas, this drive is considered the "most beautiful road in America."
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have family in the area (near Cody, WY) and so they took us on a drive along the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway and from there, the Beartooth Highway. We then took this back to Red Lodge MT, and took HWY 120 back to Cody....More

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 6 October 2017

On a sunny afternoon, we drove on this highway and reached the summit after two hours from the East gate of Yellowstone National Park. The scenery was wonderful and beyond comparison. If you are visiting Yellowstone, don't miss this One....!

Thank HongKong1234
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went up and over this pass just because it is so high in elevation. Indeed it is high, over 10,000 feet, and the road is narrow in places and winding, but the views are simply spectacular. I'd strongly encourage travelers to take the time...More

Thank mrliterature
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It was fantastic, among others for the huge packs of snow. We did expect more of it though. Great road

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you are travelling to or from Yellowstone and Billings as a destination then this route is a must. We were travelling up from Cody to Billings and somebody suggested we take the route via the Chief Joseph Highway which then connects with the Beartooth...More

Thank JVPG
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is one of the most breathtaking Highway to drive, so beautiful, even in middle September when it can already be cold, windy and stormy with little bit of snow. Can not imagine how it must even look during summer time. It was so worth...More

Thank alexandrah260
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We drove from Cooke City to Red Lodge in sunshine although the weather closed in and the pass was closed the following day. So check the forecasts and do it when you can! The scenery was stunning and there are plenty of pullouts so that...More

Thank DoctorAnn
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I read about this road and found videos of it taken on GoPros on YouTube, and I can tell you that nothing really prepares you for how spectacular it is in person. The late Charles Kuralt from CBS labeled it as the most beautiful road...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's so great!! I want to ride it again! We rode motorcycles from Red Lodge to Cooke City. I wished we had time to ride back to Red Lodge so at least I could see everything from the other direction! Not kidding on how hell-roaring...More

Thank Holidav
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have backpacked throughout Glacier National Park, driven through the Alps and seen quite a few mountains around the world, but for a spectacular drive and incredible mountain scenery the road between Yellowstone Park and Red Lodge, Montana over the Beartooth Highway is almost impossible...More

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