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Stories and Tips Billings

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Mammoth Hot Springs

Written by melissa_bel on 04 Jan, 2005

The hot springs terraces are one of the most accessible and incredible features of natural wonder in the park. Close to the park's headquarters, you can see them from afar, as they are a patch of white on a dark hill. A boardwalk trail will…Read More


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Introduction to Yellowstone National Park

Written by melissa_bel on 28 Dec, 2004

Yellowstone: a name that makes outdoors lovers shiver with delight. It is the oldest and one of the largest parks in the country. Located mainly in Wyoming (with little bits in Montana and Idaho), it's also one of the most popular. Named after the river…Read More


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Introduction to the Beartooth Highway

Written by melissa_bel on 19 Dec, 2004

Montana and Wyoming are states where the adjective scenic is an understatement! There are rolling plains to the east, before they come crashing down in the central-west portion into the Rocky Mountains. The part where the plains meet the mountains in Montana is where I…Read More


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Going down and Cooke City, the end of the Byway

Written by melissa_bel on 19 Dec, 2004

After driving pretty much on a plateau, quite desolate and filled with glacial lakes, the road starts to go down. The main feature on the other side of the pass is the odd Pilot and Index Peak, a mountain with two peaks that you just…Read More


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Going up . . .

Written by melissa_bel on 19 Dec, 2004

From Creek Valley, the road keeps going up pretty quickly. From 5,200 feet, the road rises to 8,000 feet within 12 miles along the mountain in numerous switchbacks! Stop at Vista Point for a bathroom break and the view! From Alpine (lots of evergreens), the…Read More


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Red Lodge, the start of the Byway

Written by melissa_bel on 19 Dec, 2004

Nestled at the foot of the Beartooth Mountain range, Red Lodge is a charming, unpretentious mountain resort town, far from the glitz of its Rocky Mountains sisters of Vail, Colorado Spring,s or even Big Sky. Famous for being "Billings' ski resort" (it's only 60 to…Read More


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Our starting point: Columbus and other direction to reach the Byway

Written by melissa_bel on 19 Dec, 2004

Our trip starts at Columbus, Justin’s and my new hometown. It's a small town of 2,000 inhabitants and the seat of Stillwater County, just off Interstate 90 and one hour away from Billings. It's the "city by the road". It's also the city by the…Read More


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