Special Places

Scenic Byways

Beartooth All-American Road

Length: 68.7 mi / 110.6 km 
Time to allow: Allow about 3 hours to experience the entire byway.

The Beartooth Highway (U S Highway 212) makes its way across the rugged Beartooth Mountains in Montana and Wyoming. The road is the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies and provides dramatic views, unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities, and unparalleled wildlife watching.

Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway

Length: 27.5 mi / 44.3 km 
Time to allow: Allow 45 minutes to drive this byway.

U S Highway 14/16/20, the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway, follows the North Fork of the Shoshone River through the scenic Wapiti Valley to the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. The route is known for its abundant wildlife, astonishing rock formations, and recreational opportunities.

Chief Joseph Scenic Byway 

Length: 47.0 mi / 75.6 km 
Time to allow: Allow at least 2 hours to tour this byway.

Located along the northeastern edge of Yellowstone National Park, the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway (State Highway 296) offers spectacular views and a unique history. Not only will you find the breathtaking beauty that Wyoming is known for, you will find many opportunities for wildlife viewing, access to a variety of recreation oppportunities, and a chance to see the land where the legendary flight of Chief Joseph and his band of Nez Perce occurred. Dedicated to this story, the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway offers you the opportunity to learn more of this tragic tale.

Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway

Length: 163.0 mi / 262.3 km 
Time to alow: Allow 4 hours to drive the byway, but plan time to see the sights along the way.

The Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway (U S Highway 26/287) provides travellers with a rich aesthetic, cultural, and historical experience, as well as views of diverse landscapes and ecosystems. It crosses the Continental Divide, and offers a route that, although well-traveled, is off the beaten path between Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.