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The Beartooth Highway is currently closed to motor vehicle traffic.  Each year in early November winter snows close the Beartooth Highway to over the road travel.  During winter months the Beartooth Highway and surround area provide spectacular winter sports opportunities including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.  Highway plowing beings in late spring every year andContinue Reading

The 2013 Beartooth Highway construction project will be underway as we move closer to the summer travel season.  Work will focus on replacement of the Long Lake Bridge, with reconstruction of 0.5 mile of roadway connecting this project to the previous Beartooth Highway projects that have been completed over the last several years. The projectContinue Reading

Two great websites are offering on-line video of Beartooth Highway spring plowing progress, and Yellowstone National Park road plowing updates.  Visit them for daily progress reports as you plan your 2013 Beartooth Highway adventure! Montana Department of Transportation Updates – Beartooth Highway Plowing Videos Published on Apr 29, 2013 Halfway between Vista Point and MaeContinue Reading

American Motorcyclist Members Choose the Beartooth Highway! PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The results are in, and communities nationwide are the winners. Members of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) voted on their favorite roads in America, and the top 15 selections represent scenic highways and byways throughout the country. “When it comes to the best places inContinue Reading

The Beartooth Highway is a 68-mile travel corridor that reaches nearly 11,000 feet in elevation with sweeping vistas of snow-covered ridges, high plateau views, lakes and trails. A 54-mile segment of the road is designated as the Beartooth All-American Road, one of only 31 All-American Roads highlighted as the most scenic byways in the UnitedContinue Reading

In a recent article posted to cnn.com reporter Katia Hetter includes the Beartooth Highway as one of 7 stunning U.S. spots for wildlife watching.  We agree!  Here’s what she had to say:   Beartooth Highway, Montana and Wyoming The late CBS News travel correspondent Charles Kuralt called U.S. 212, or Beartooth Highway, “the most beautifulContinue Reading