Best Scenic Drives in Wyoming

This list represents the most popular scenic drives in Wyoming. Use this list to plan your next Wyoming scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Saratoga Hot Springs


A picturesque hot springs within Saratoga City Park. Soaking options include a warm water municipal swimming pool, the always open and always free Hobo Pool, and several thermal seeps on the banks of…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Saratoga, WY - Scenic Drives Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. Granite Falls Hot Springs


Several shallow soaking pools and a hot waterfall located just below beautiful Granite Falls in the Gros Ventre Mountains. Hard-core soaking enthusiasts can combine a morning of steamy immersion in th…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Hoback Junction, WY - Scenic Drives Best Trail in wy - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#3. Saratoga Inn Resort and Hot Springs Spa


A luxurious Western-style resort featuring five hot soaking pools, a swimming pool, a gourmet restaurant, an on-site microbrewery, and a variety of outdoor activities. Located just across the North…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Saratoga, WY - Scenic Drives
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#4. Granite Hot Springs


A picturesque soaking pool located at an elevation of 7,000 feet in the Gros Ventre Mountains. The hot springs are increasingly popular with winter visitors. Tucked into a pristine valley in the Gros…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Hoback Junction, WY - Scenic Drives
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#5. Firehole River Swimming Area


An old-fashioned swimming hole warmed by the runoff from distant hot springs and geysers. The Firehole River Swimming Area has long been a popular summer recreation spot for visitors to Yellowstone, e…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Yellowstone National Park, WY - Scenic Drives
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#6. Flaming Gorge: Rock Springs to Flaming Gorge Dam


A 64-mile drive from Rock Springs to the massive Flaming Gorge dam and the scenic lake and canyons of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. This drive heads across the high desert country of southwe…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Rock Springs, WY - Scenic Drives - 64 miles
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#7. Grand Teton National Park


No matter how many national parks you have seen, Grand Teton will rank up there with the most beautiful. It simply offers some of the best mountain scenery anywhere in the world. It is quite different…
From the guidebook "Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks"
Jackson, WY - Scenic Drives
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#8. Emigrants' Laundry Tub


Wyoming’s most famous thermal spring in the mid-nineteenth century, located on the Oregon Trail, a day’s wagon journey from Fort Laramie. The warm water pool and nearby gurgling springs are of mainly…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Guernsey, WY - Hiking, Off-Highway Drives, Scenic Drives - 4 miles
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#9. Kelly Warm Springs


A large warm pool, perfect for summer swims, located in Jackson Hole in the shadow of the Grand Tetons. Although not a particularly hot soak or swim, Kelly Warm Springs is perfect for those blue-sky s…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Jackson, WY - Scenic Drives
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#10. Astoria Hot Springs


NOTE: THIS HOT SPRINGS IS NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. A scenic, family-oriented RV and tent campground with two hot springs pools, located on the banks of the Snake River near Jackson Hole. Located at 6…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Hoback Junction, WY - Scenic Drives
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#11. Grand Teton Tour: Jackson to Moran Junction


A 44-mile mostly paved drive along the scenic eastern flank of Grand Teton National Park. The drive from Jackson through Grand Teton National Park is not only one of the most spectacular in Wyoming, i…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Jackson, WY - Scenic Drives - 44 miles
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#12. Vedauwoo Rocks: Medicine Bow National Forest


A 29-mile paved and gravel loop through a wonderland of rocks in the Sherman Mountains just southeast of Laramie. This drive makes a short loop through the granite boulder piles and partly wooded hill…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Laramie, WY - Scenic Drives - 29 miles
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#13. Gros Ventre Slide: Bridger-Teton National Forest


General description: A 28-mile paved and unpaved route into the Bridger-Teton National Forest past an enormous landslide. This drive begins in the broad valley known as Jackson Hole and follows the Gr…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Gros Ventre Junction, WY - Scenic Drives - 28 miles
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#14. Star Plunge


Offering soaking, swimming, and sunning options to suit most any desire, Star Plunge is the granddaddy of commercial resorts in Hot Springs State Park. Billing itself as a “full recreational facility,…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Thermopolis, WY - Scenic Drives
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#15. Snowy Range Scenic Byway: Centennial to WY 230


A 41-mile paved highway from the old mining town of Centennial over the rugged crest of the Snowy Range to the North Platte River Valley. The Snowy Range Scenic Byway is one of the most spectacular ro…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Centennial, WY - Scenic Drives - 41 miles
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#16. Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway


A 27.5-mile canyon highway along the North Fork Shoshone River to the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park. The Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway travels through a wide canyon carved by the pristin…
From the guidebook "National Forest Scenic Byways Rocky Mountains"
Cody, WY - Scenic Drives - 27.5 miles
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#17. Chief Joseph Scenic Highway: Cody to US 212 / WY 296 Junction


A 63-mile paved highway from Cody that leads high into the Absaroka Mountains and the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River. This drive follows a very scenic route over a pass in the Absaroka Mountains…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Cody, WY - Scenic Drives - 63 miles
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#18. Big Horn Scenic Byway: Dayton to Shell


A 58-mile paved highway over the crest of the Big Horn Mountains, past thick forest, lush meadows, waterfalls, and deep canyons. The Big Horn Scenic Byway climbs over the crest of the Big Horn Mountai…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Dayton, WY - Scenic Drives - 58 miles
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#19. Chief Washakie Plunge


A warm outdoor pool with hotter indoor private baths, located on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Chief Washakie Plunge is located on the Shoshone and Arapaho Recreation Complex. The plunge features…
From the guidebook "Touring Montana and Wyoming Hot Springs"
Ethete, WY - Scenic Drives
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#20. Red Grade Road: Sheridan to US 14


A 49-mile, mostly gravel road from Sheridan, at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, up into the mountains, past alpine lakes and lush forest. This drive makes a spectacular ascent from Sheridan in the…
From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Wyoming"
Sheridan, WY - Scenic Drives - 49 miles
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