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.

  • #1 Granite Falls Hot Springs

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    Hoback Junction, WY

    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 ...
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    Several shallow soaking pools and a hot waterfall located just below beautiful Granite Falls in the Gros Ventre Mountains. ...

  • #2 Saratoga Hot Springs

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    Saratoga, WY

    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 ...
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    A picturesque hot springs within Saratoga City Park. Soaking options include a warm water municipal swimming pool, the always ...

  • #3 Saratoga Inn Resort and Hot Springs Spa

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    Saratoga, WY

    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 ...
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    A luxurious Western-style resort featuring five hot soaking pools, a swimming pool, a gourmet restaurant, an on-site microbrewery, ...

  • #4 Granite Hot Springs

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    Hoback Junction, WY

    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 ...
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    A picturesque soaking pool located at an elevation of 7,000 feet in the Gros Ventre Mountains. The hot springs are increasingly ...

  • #5 Firehole River Swimming Area

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    Yellowstone National Park, WY

    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, ...
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    An old-fashioned swimming hole warmed by the runoff from distant hot springs and geysers. The Firehole River Swimming Area ...

  • #6 Kelly Warm Springs

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    Jackson, WY

    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 ...
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    A large warm pool, perfect for summer swims, located in Jackson Hole in the shadow of the Grand Tetons. Although not a particularly ...

  • #7 Flaming Gorge: Rock Springs to Flaming Gorge Dam

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    Rock Springs, WY

    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 ...
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    A 64-mile drive from Rock Springs to the massive Flaming Gorge dam and the scenic lake and canyons of Flaming Gorge National ...

  • #8 Emigrants' Laundry Tub

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    Guernsey, WY

    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 ...
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    Wyoming’s most famous thermal spring in the mid-nineteenth century, located on the Oregon Trail, a day’s wagon journey from ...

  • #9 Grand Teton National Park

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    Jackson, WY

    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 ...
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    No matter how many national parks you have seen, Grand Teton will rank up there with the most beautiful. It simply offers ...

  • #10 Astoria Hot Springs

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    Hoback Junction, WY

    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 ...
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    NOTE: THIS HOT SPRINGS IS NOW CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. A scenic, family-oriented RV and tent campground with two hot springs ...

  • #11 Grand Teton Tour: Jackson to Moran Junction

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    Jackson, WY

    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, ...
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    A 44-mile mostly paved drive along the scenic eastern flank of Grand Teton National Park. The drive from Jackson through ...

  • #12 Vedauwoo Rocks: Medicine Bow National Forest

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    Laramie, WY

    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 ...
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    A 29-mile paved and gravel loop through a wonderland of rocks in the Sherman Mountains just southeast of Laramie. This drive ...

  • #13 Gros Ventre Slide: Bridger-Teton National Forest

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    Gros Ventre Junction, WY

    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 ...
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    General description: A 28-mile paved and unpaved route into the Bridger-Teton National Forest past an enormous landslide. ...

  • #14 Star Plunge

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    Thermopolis, WY

    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 ...
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    Offering soaking, swimming, and sunning options to suit most any desire, Star Plunge is the granddaddy of commercial resorts ...

  • #15 Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway

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    Cody, WY

    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 ...
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    A 27.5-mile canyon highway along the North Fork Shoshone River to the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park. The Buffalo ...

  • #16 Red Grade Road: Sheridan to US 14

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    Sheridan, WY

    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 ...
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    A 49-mile, mostly gravel road from Sheridan, at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, up into the mountains, past alpine lakes ...

  • #17 Chief Washakie Plunge

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    Ethete, WY

    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 ...
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    A warm outdoor pool with hotter indoor private baths, located on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Chief Washakie Plunge ...

  • #18 Snowy Range Scenic Byway: Centennial to WY 230

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    Centennial, WY

    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 ...
    •  41 miles
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    A 41-mile paved highway from the old mining town of Centennial over the rugged crest of the Snowy Range to the North Platte ...

  • #19 Chief Joseph Scenic Highway: Cody to US 212 / WY 296 Junction

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    Cody, WY

    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 ...
    •  63 miles
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    A 63-mile paved highway from Cody that leads high into the Absaroka Mountains and the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River. ...

  • #20 Big Horn Scenic Byway: Dayton to Shell

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    Dayton, WY

    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 ...
    •  58 miles
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    A 58-mile paved highway over the crest of the Big Horn Mountains, past thick forest, lush meadows, waterfalls, and deep canyons. ...