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Beartooth Highway

Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
+1 406-446-1718
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The drive over the Beartooth Highway is an exhilarating experience. It not for the faint of heart... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Billings, Missouri
Beautiful Drive!!

Beautiful, breathtaking drive! It can a bit freaky if you are afraid of heights. I recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
East Bethel, Minnesota
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Spectacular high mountain road with sweeping views is a favorite scenic drive for sightseers.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Red Lodge Mt, MT 59068
+1 406-446-1718

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Reviewed yesterday

The drive over the Beartooth Highway is an exhilarating experience. It not for the faint of heart, as the road is narrow, steep, and twisty, but the spectacular views are well worth the trip. We highly recommend this drive.

Thank Hobo2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful, breathtaking drive! It can a bit freaky if you are afraid of heights. I recommend having a flexible schedule if going in June. The road status can change quickly. Part of the highway was closed due to snow the night before we were going...More

Thank Winter_Fan24
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are heading to Yellowstone from Billings MT, or leaving Yellowstone via its Northeast Entrance, definitely DO IT (of course, when the road is open). Don't be intimidated by the zigzags on the map. It might look scary at the first, but the road...More

1  Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've ridden my motorcycle in many many states and i must say that this takes the cake. The most amazing breathtaking scenery I've ever seen.

Thank Monseyfire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You really can't say enough about the views. I ride this on the bike a couple times a year and it never gets old. June Maybe cold on top and even July and August you will want a jacket.

1  Thank trailsend1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful scenery beyond belief. A photographer's dream. Do not miss this drive. We meandered from Red Lodge to Cooke City and were just blown away by the shear views this drive has. Make sure camera is charged and plenty of memory for pics.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple breathtaking, the road had to be in the top 10 scenic road in the world. The day was perfect for this. At the zenit you could drive through 20 ft snow walls (in June!), after big tractors cleaned the road probable couple days before....More

1  Thank lpcabrera
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Bear tooth Highway between Montana and Wyoming is not for the fainthearted, climbing to 10,900ft and requiring driving around hairpin bends. But it definitely is worth the effort! Care needs to be taken with the weather forecast. But if the elements are on your...More

1  Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We did this Highway Not only Once but Twice in 48 Hours. Awesome riding with sightseeing that is breathtaking. The switchbacks are phenomenal and riding takes on a new perspective.

1  Thank rainer93
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Please take this stretch of highway of the one of the most scenic drives in America!!! It is breathtaking and unexplainable with words. One can only experience the views to appreciate the power of nature.

1  Thank Jan S
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What time of the year did you go?? We live in KY and will be on our Honda Goldwing Trike What would be the best time of the year for us. July or August ?? Thanks
23 May 2017|
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Response from Plocher | Reviewed this property |
We went in Sept 2016. It was closed one day because of snow. I see that it was just open.
kay a
Want to do Beartooth Hwy in August. We will be starting and stopping in Billings as we will need to drop our horse trailer to make the drive. Trying to decide if we want to drive to the summit and Top of the World then turn around and go downhill back to Billings or do a loop byway of Beartooth to include Chief Joseph and back to Billings by way of Belfry, MT. Which will be the shorter driving time and safest (flatlander from the east coast) of these two routes?
20 April 2017|
Response from Deb R | Reviewed this property |
We are from your home state of North Carolina but live in Asheville so are familiar with some curvy roads and this one was a blast. We were on our way to Yellowstone so did the drive all the way through. We were also... More
Katie A
I am traveling from Gardiner Mt to Cody Wy. I would like to go via Beartooth Hwy. How long will the drive time be? Thanks
28 March 2017|
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Response from seescokid | Reviewed this property |
Check that it's more like 125 miles or so given the speed limit figure about three hours but like I said we did not go to Cody so it should be a shorter drive