Beartooth Highway Scenic Byway: Red Lodge, MT to Tower Junction, Yellowstone NP Professional Review and Guide
"A 94-mile paved route over the Beartooth Mountains on the highest highway in Wyoming, past alpine lakes and lush forest, and through the Absaroka Mountains into Yellowstone National Park. The drive from Red Lodge, Montana to Yellowstone is one of the most scenic in the United States. Because part of the drive over the spectacular Beartooth Mountains lies in Montana, this description includes it and starts in Red Lodge. The route begins in the historic mining town, crosses endless miles of high alpine country, past lakes, tundra, and thick forest, and ends in Yellowstone National Park.
Special attractions: Beartooth Pass, Shoshone National Forest, Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, North Absaroka Wilderness, Yellowstone National Park, Twin Lakes, Beartooth Lake, Clay Butte Fire Lookout, tundra, hiking, fishing, scenic views, wildlife. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."