Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks - Around Yellowstone (PDF Chapter)
This is the Around Yellowstone chapter from Lonely Planet’s Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks guidebook.
The 43,750-sq-mile Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem doesn’t end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the permits.
- grip the steering wheel extra tight as you climb the spaghetti loops of Beartooth Highway
- enjoy some of the best cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the country at West Yellow-stone
- hit the hiking trails of the Gallatin Valley
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Beartooth Route, Billings, Red Lodge, Beartooth High-way, Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, Cooke City, Wapiti Route, Cody, Wapiti Valley, Paradise Valley Route, Livingston, Paradise Valley, Gardiner, Gallatin Route, Bozeman, Gallatin Valley, Hebgen & Quake Lakes, West Yellowstone.
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