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The Beartooth Highway and Beartooth Pass

The Beartooth Highway (US Hwy 212), Also know as the Beartooth All American Highway is one of the most spectacular routes in the continental United States. The highway travels through high-altitude wilderness terrain for 63 miles between Red Lodge, MT and the North East Entrance to Yellowstone Park at Silver Gate, MT. This article travels […]

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Complete Guide To Beartooth Highway Camping and Campgrounds

There are many public campgrounds along the Beartooth Highway. Which one is best for you will depend on a number of factors. To help you choose we’ve prepared this guide to the public campgrounds along the route. There is a page of additional information about each of these campgrounds – just click on the campground […]

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Rock Creek Campgrounds – Red Lodge, Montana

Rock creek runs through Red Lodge, MT and the Beartooth Highway (US 212) follows the creek as it heads toward the switchbacks that climb steeply to the Beartooth Pass. Rock Creek is popular with campers who enjoy the area’s many recreation opportunities and also by travelers on the Beartooth Highway. This post contains affiliate links. […]

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Beartooth Lake

Beartooth Lake is a spectacular high-mountain lake located along the famous Beartooth Highway (U.S. Hwy 212).  The lake is a popular destination that offers fishing, boating, camping, hiking and backpacking in a pristine alpine setting. Beartooth Lake is immediately adjacent to Hwy 212 which is both good and bad because it makes access very easy […]

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Exploring the West Fork Rock Creek – Red Lodge, MT

Rock Creek drains the Beartooth Mountains south and west of Red Lodge MT. and the West Fork Rock Creek is it’s longest and largest tributary. The two branches join just outside of Red Lodge. The West Fork offers opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, skiing and enjoying a wilderness setting. This post contains […]

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Island Lake on the Beartooth Plateau

Island Lake is a beautiful high-mountain lake on the Beartooth Plateau in Wyoming. It’s easily accessed from the Beartooth Highway (US 212) and is just a few miles west of the Beartooth Pass. Sitting at 9,518′ elevation, Island Lake covers 146 acres to a maximum depth of about 100ft. Island Lake is a very popular […]

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Cascade Campground on West Fork Rock Creek

Cascade Creek Campground is located on the West Fork Rock Creek about 11 miles west of Red Lodge, MT. Nestled in the Beartooth Mountains at 7,600 ft, Cascade features great hiking, fishing and mountain biking opportunities. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Some links on this site […]

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Basin Campground Red Lodge, MT

The Basin Campground is on the West Fork Rock Creek at 6,800 ft elevation. The 30 campsites are enjoyed by hikers, anglers and mountain bikers. The campground is in the Custer Gallatin National Forest and is close to the Beartooth Highway and Red Lodge, MT making it a popular destination. This post contains affiliate links. […]

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Palisades Campground near Red Lodge, MT

The Palisades Campground is located 1.5 miles from the West Fork Road (West Fork Rock Creek) and just 3.5 miles from Red Lodge, MT. It’s a rather primitive campground with few amenities but there is no camping fee. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Some links on […]

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Sheridan Campground near Red Lodge, MT

Sheridan Campground is on the east side of Rock Creek along US 212 (the Beartooth Highway) about 8 miles from Red Lodge, MT. The 9 campsites sit at 6,300 ft elevation and provide convenient camping for hikers, anglers and those driving the scenic highway. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn […]