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Scenic Byways

Nothing compares to a Wyoming road trip. The Rocky Mountains and the High Plains meet in Wyoming, resulting in stunning views in every direction. Wyoming has 21 scenic byways that twist, turn and climb through some of the state’s most breathtaking landscapes. Plan a drive along these Wyoming roads to immerse yourself in wild beauty and western history.

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Wyoming is broken into several regions, all of which lead to the state’s most-visited destinations: Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. These regions are meant to guide you through parts of the state that shouldn’t be missed, including state parks, unique attractions, outdoor recreation opportunities and more. There are many ways to arrive at your destination, but planning a road trip through one of these regions is a great way to discover Wyoming.

Salt to Stone

The Salt to Stone region is a colorful adventureland stretching from Salt Lake City into Southwest Wyoming and northward to Yellowstone.

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90 MILES BY CAR FROM SALT LAKE CITY AIRPORT TO EVANSTON

Rockies to Tetons

The Rockies to Tetons region follows the Rocky Mountains to the Teton Range, passing through the beauty of the Snowy, Medicine Bow, Seminoe and Wind River mountain ranges along the way.

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133 MILES BY CAR FROM DENVER AIRPORT TO LARAMIE

Park to Park

Named for the popular early 1900s Park to Park Highway, the Park to Park region connects Wyoming’s lively capital to small towns with renowned fishing and prehistoric wonders.

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106 MILES BY CAR FROM DENVER AIRPORT TO CHEYENNE

Black to Yellow

The Black to Yellow region offers kaleidoscopic landscapes and iconic sights starting in northeast Wyoming’s Black Hills and venturing west to Yellowstone.

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107 MILES BY CAR FROM RAPID CITY AIRPORT TO DEVILS TOWER

129 MILES BY CAR FROM BILLINGS AIRPORT TO SHERIDAN

National Parks

Located in northwest Wyoming, Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are home to some of America’s most diverse ecosystems.

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Click a region to explore Scenic Byways in that area of the state.

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Beartooth Scenic Byway

Located just east of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming’s northwest corner, Beartooth Scenic Byway follows US-212 as it winds through Shoshone National Forest. Nearly 39 miles of this 68-mile drive are in Wyoming, with sections crossing into Montana. Plan to spend about three hours driving this beautiful road, and leave plenty of time for stops at trailheads and lookout points along the way.

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Bighorn Scenic Byway

This scenic byway begins in Shell, Wyoming, and travels east before connecting with Medicine Wheel Passage. Bighorn Scenic Byway passes through Bighorn National Forest, past Shell Falls and over Granite Pass, featuring views of vast ranchlands, limestone outcroppings and various mountain peaks along the way. Be sure to make time for stops at scenic overlooks, trails and other enjoyable outdoor areas.