South Entrance to West Thumb

West Thumb, Wyoming

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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 high mountain lake, and climbs a steep canyon drive with views of waterfalls and rivers. The drive ends at the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake. Special attractions: Crawfish Creek; Lewis Canyon, Falls, and Lake; Yellowstone Lake; a crossing of the Continental Divide; and Grant Village, the newest complex in the park. 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.

South Entrance to West Thumb Professional Review and Guide

"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 high mountain lake, and climbs a steep canyon drive with views of waterfalls and rivers. The drive ends at the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake.

Special attractions: Crawfish Creek; Lewis Canyon, Falls, and Lake; Yellowstone Lake; a crossing of the Continental Divide; and Grant Village, the newest complex in the park. 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."

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: West Thumb
Distance: 22
Duration: 45 minutes
Season: May 1 to the end of October
Local Contacts: Yellowstone National Park
Driving Directions: Directions to South Entrance to West Thumb

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May 2018