Northern Rockies Road Trips
Drive Trips of the Northern Rockies
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Big Sky Country
2 legs - 425.4 miles: 8 hours, 15 min
Slide behind the wheel for a loop drive through Montana and Wyoming's “Big...
Montana's Beartooth Scenic Highway
1 leg - 24.5 miles: 0 hours, 33 min
From late May to mid-October this byway offers a stunning journey, twisting up m...
Chief Joseph Scenic Highway
1 leg - 45.9 miles: 1 hours, 3 min
The scenic drive, named after Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, follows a section o...
Wyoming's Beartooth Scenic Highway
1 leg - 34.7 miles: 0 hours, 57 min
Beartooth Scenic Highway crests at nearly 11,000 feet as it winds up steep mount...
Star Valley to Yellowstone Scenic Highway
1 leg - 177.0 miles: 3 hours, 38 min
The gorgeous Red Mountains of southern Yellowstone National Park run beside US 89 with the Pitchstone Plateau rolling out on the other side. In Grand Teton National Park, the white-topped mountains line up behind beautiful Lake Jackson creating an exquisite, postcard-worthy sight, and in the southern part of the park Snake River winds in and out of view.
Payette River Scenic Route
1 leg - 75.3 miles: 1 hours, 34 min
The Payette River follows the two-lane road to the west—or maybe it's the ...
Bighorn and Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway
1 leg - 208.7 miles: 4 hours, 19 min
This two-lane, east-west byway twists up and down mountainsides within Bighorn a...
Cloud Peak Skyway Scenic Byway
1 leg - 63.6 miles: 1 hours, 15 min
Nature takes center stage along US 16 in Cloud Peak Wilderness with rocky spires...
Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Highway
1 leg - 52.0 miles: 0 hours, 57 min
Driving down US 14A, you will see expansive views of Bighorn Lake, the remarkabl...
Flathead Lake West Shore Scenic Highway
1 leg - 36.8 miles: 0 hours, 37 min
The Flathead Indian Reservation consists of open, grassy rangeland interspersed with pine tree-dotted hills along US 93. Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, and Flathead National Forest offer hiking, camping and swimming. Bald eagles, falcons, deer and bears are just some of the wildlife that inhabit this area.
Idaho's Northern Veterans Memorial Scenic Highway
1 leg - 15.6 miles: 0 hours, 13 min
I-15 enters Targhee National Forest north of Spencer, but the few trees lining t...
Sawtooth Scenic Byway
1 leg - 87.2 miles: 1 hours, 42 min
Small farming communities, ski resorts, alpine forests and jagged peaks characte...
Pend Oreille Scenic Byway
1 leg - 33.1 miles: 0 hours, 38 min
One of the largest and deepest freshwater lakes in North America, Lake Pend Orie...
Bitterroot Valley Scenic Highway
1 leg - 30.5 miles: 0 hours, 32 min
The byway (US 93) slips through the Bitterroot National Forest along the Bitterr...
Gallatin Valley Scenic Highway
1 leg - 78.6 miles: 1 hours, 25 min
The journey begins at Gallatin Gateway and ends at the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Surrounded by dense forests and skyscraping mountains, the US-191 byway offers breathtaking scenery and access to the wilderness. Towering old-growth forests, the Gallatin River, and the Gallatin and Madison mountain ranges are panoramas perfect for photographs.
Big Sky Back Country Scenic Byway
1 leg - 111.2 miles: 1 hours, 46 min
Traveling through the Great Plains section of Montana, the Big Sky Back Country ...
Snowy Range Scenic Highway
1 leg - 96.0 miles: 1 hours, 40 min
SR 130 winds through Medicine Bow National Forest, and to the north are marvelou...
Bear Lake Scenic Highway
1 leg - 43.7 miles: 0 hours, 50 min
This route takes you through the southern tip of the Caribou-Targhee National Fo...
Bighorn Basin Scenic Highway
1 leg - 81.6 miles: 1 hours, 16 min
Vast prairies surround SR 120 and roll toward the distant Absaroka mountains as ...
Bull River Scenic Highway
1 leg - 34.6 miles: 0 hours, 35 min
Montana's SR 56 winds through heavily forested foothills and lush meadows surrounding the Bull River and tranquil Bull Lake, with nearby mountain peaks visible above the pines. White-tailed deer, black bears, grizzly bears and mountain lions are a few of the many mammals that call this forest home.
Clark Fork River Scenic Road
1 leg - 21.5 miles: 0 hours, 22 min
SR 135 takes you through the forested foothills of the Cabinet Mountains alongsi...
Clark Fork River Valley Scenic Freeway
1 leg - 109.2 miles: 1 hours, 41 min
Clark Fork River Valley Scenic Freeway, on I-90, runs through the western edge o...
Flathead National Forest Scenic Drive
1 leg - 91.0 miles: 1 hours, 31 min
Montana's SR 83 stretches across a chain of lakes cradled between the Swan and M...
Idaho's International Selkirk Scenic Loop
1 leg - 88.0 miles: 1 hours, 45 min
Enjoy scenic vistas of the Selkirk Mountain Range as well as occasional wildlife...
Idaho's Southern Veterans Memorial Scenic Highway
1 leg - 69.0 miles: 0 hours, 55 min
Take this byway past high mountain peaks and soft grassy valleys into a number of towns along the route. I 15 landscape features austere beauty as it travels along the western edge of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest and passes through Indian Rocks State Park between Marsh Creek and the Portneuf River.
Montana's Scenic Route 200
1 leg - 115.5 miles: 1 hours, 59 min
Rock ledges and the snow-laced peaks add high elevation interest to the landscap...
Paradise Valley Scenic Highway
1 leg - 55.9 miles: 1 hours, 2 min
Snow-capped peaks form a backdrop to the wide, grassy hills of Paradise Valley a...
South Pass Scenic Highway
1 leg - 22.9 miles: 0 hours, 20 min
Reminders of the mining past are on display at South Pass City State Historic Si...
Wind River Canyon Scenic Byway
1 leg - 31.0 miles: 0 hours, 32 min
US 20 follows the Bighorn River, named for the small population of mountain shee...
Wyoming's Scenic Route 352
1 leg - 27.3 miles: 0 hours, 46 min
Pinedale is flanked by three mountain ranges: the Wind River Range, the Wyoming Range and the Gros Ventre Range. Three miles east is Fremont Lake, a deep blue glacial lake with a backdrop of soaring peaks. From Pinedale SR 352 follows the course of the Green River to the ghost town of Cora. Backtrack to US 191, which provides access to Grand Teton National Park.