We started our drive in Red Lodge, Montana - a cute little town that I wish we had time to visit - and ended at the NE Entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Be aware that most of the road goes through National Forest lands and National Wilderness areas and there is only one restroom break at the Top of the World store - which is not at the top of the world at all but on the downhill portion if you started in Red Lodge (or almost at the top if you start at Yellowstone). And if you use those restrooms, they are located outside and when we were there the bugs were swarming. So take your bug spray and bring a jacket as it gets cold at the top. And there's snow - even in July.
The pictures don't do it justice. And I apologize for any guardrails or posts in the view. I was going a little snaphappy with the camera. And I believe that a few of my kids were taking pictures with my camera as well.
We stopped at the top of the road - at the Montana/Wyoming border and took a walk through the meadow there. And played in the snow a little. Flip-flops in the snow. And we ate our packed lunch there at the top of the world on the Montana/Wyoming border.
|Yep, that's snow in July|
It's a little late this year to start planning a trip on the Beartooth Highway - it's typically open from the end of May through the first or second weekend in October. But it's not too early to start planning for next summer. Take a ride to the top of the world on the Beartooth Highway, the most beautiful road in America.
|Can you spot the mountain goat? The only animal we saw|
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