Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks Guide Book

by Susan Springer Butler (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks  by Susan Springer Butler

272pp/maps/color & b-w photos
ISBN: 1560446331

Instead of passing through the entrance station and driving straight to Old Faithful, take along this book to experience the many areas of these two magnificent parks that many visitors miss. This FalconGuide lets you set the pace for your weekend adventure or two-week vacation. Most drives can be completed in an hour or two, allowing you plenty of time to fish a stream, hike a trail, or just sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Wherever you are in the Yellowstone and Grand Teton area, there will be a variety of drives to choose from.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 26.
... Preview: A scenic, 89-mile drive through the Gallatin River Canyon, with the Gallatin Mountains to the east and the Madison Range to the west. Special attractions: In Bozeman: Montana State University, Museum ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Big Sky, MT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 89
... Preview: A 16-mile journey offering a bit of everything that’s special about the park: the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, wildlife, hydrothermal features, and the largest high mountain lake in the United Sta ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Fishing Bridge, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: A straight 12-mile drive that bisects the Grand Loop and crosses the forested Solfatara Plateau. The least interesting drive in the park, but also the most expedient way to pass from one side of the p ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Norris, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: A 5-mile drive through town and a beautiful 48-mile route through dramatic rock-ridged Shoshone Canyon and Wapiti Valley, and thick pine forest to Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance. Theodore R ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Wapiti, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A 55-mile trip, beginning in high scrubby desert, through the Wind River Valley badlands, climbing to high Togwotee (TOH-Gah-dee) Pass, and descending into Jackson Hole, approaching the Grand Tetons f ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Dubois, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55
... Preview: Beautiful 26-mile drive, climbing from the East Entrance through a high mountain pass, past two small lakes, and down to the rocky shoreline of Yellowstone Lake, where the first geothermal features ar ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Cody, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 26
... Preview: A visit to a beautiful old hotel in a pristine setting, and a 21-mile tour along the forested western shore of Yellowstone Lake to a fascinating geyser basin nestled along the shoreline. Special attra ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Lake Junction, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: A 5-mile drive from the oldest official Yellowstone entrance to Mammoth Hot Springs and old Fort Yellowstone, original home of the U. S. Cavalry when they were stationed in the park. Special Attractio ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A 34-mile drive east of the Tetons on the valley road, surrounded by working ranches, dude ranches, and sagebrush outwash plains, alongside the Snake River. One side drive to Kelly and the Gros Ventre ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Jackson, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 34
... Preview: Used as an entryway to either Yellowstone or the Tetons, this short drive begins at the second-most traveled gateway to Yellowstone National Park: the South Entrance (West Yellowstone is the busiest.) ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Flagg Ranch, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: A pleasant 51-mile drive north to south which follows the course of the Yellowstone River through Paradise Valley. Flanked on the east by the high Absaroka (Ab-SOR-kee) Mountains and on the west by th ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Emigrant, MT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 51
... Preview: A 14-mile drive that climbs past geothermal areas, waterfalls, scenic forest, and meadow to fascinating Norris Geyser Basin. Special attractions: Terrace Spring, Tuff Cliffs, Gibbon Falls, Beryl Sprin ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Norris, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: About an 18-mile drive along a high road between Lava Creek Canyon and Blacktail Deer Plateau. Scenic overviews are beautiful, though not dramatic. Special attractions: The terraces at Mammoth Hot Spr ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Tower Junction, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: This 37-mile drive by some of the most spectacular scenery in America runs the length of the park, from the southern entrance at Moose to the northern border at the Rockefeller Parkway. The road, ofte ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Moose, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 37
... Preview: A 21-mile drive through high meadows and forests, by many small lakes, waterfalls, and fumaroles. Stop at dramatic Golden Gate Canyon for a wonderful overview before moving on to the travertine terrac ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: A 29-mile drive that begins in thick forest and continues through a stark canyon into a river valley formed by glaciers over the past 13,000 years. This valley offers good wildlife viewing, including ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Tower Junction, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 29
... Preview: A 16-mile drive through the world’s largest and most amazing region of geothermal activity, with mud pots, fumaroles, hot springs, and geysers scattered in abundance across the landscape. A short side ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Madison Junction, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: About a 75-mile tour through pleasant high desert with good mountain vistas, through the narrow Hoback River Canyon to its junction with the Snake River, which leads north to Jackson and the beginning ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Pinedale, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
... Preview: A 65-mile drive that climbs through national forest to a 10,947 foot plateau overlooking mountain ranges of two states. The famous Beartooth Highway, a National Scenic Byway, crosses the highest eleva ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
Silver Gate, MT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
... Preview: If you approach Yellowstone from Grand Teton National Park via the Rockefeller Memorial Parkway, the South Entrance road takes you about 22 miles through lodgepole pine forest, by marshy meadows and a ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks"
West Thumb, WY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 22