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Quick Facts
Designation: Wyoming State Scenic Byway
Fees: No fees for public facilities.
Length, One-Way: 47 Miles (78.33 Kilometers)
Time: Allow 1 Hour


General Information

Description - Located along the northeastern edge of Yellowstone National Park, the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway offers spectacular views and a unique history. However, not only will you find the breathtaking beauty that Wyoming is known for, you will find world-class opportunities for wildlife viewing, access to a variety of recreation oppportunities, and a chance to see the land where the legendary flight of Chief Joseph and his ban of Nez Perce occurred. Dedicated to this story, the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway offers you the opportunity to learn more of this tragic tale. From prehistoric times to the present the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway has much to reveal about the relationship between the natural environment and human history.

Attractions - The Chief Joseph Scenic Highway is known for it's Archeology, Cultural, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, or Wyoming Highway 296, begins at its intersection with Wyoming Highway 120 north of Cody and ends at its intersection with US Highway 212, also known as the Beartooth Highway.


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ICON Scenic Driving Chief Joseph Scenic Highway
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ICON Viewing Scenery Chief Joseph Scenic Highway
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Additional Information:
Wyoming Scenic Byways - This beautiful state currently offers one All-American Road, the Beartooth Scenic Byway, and a multitude of state, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) designated byways.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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