Welcome to the Beartooth Highway – a National Scenic Byways All-American Road. This 68-mile byway winds its way through southwest Montana and northwest Wyoming and leads into Yellowstone National Park at its Northeast Entrance. Since opening to automobile travel in 1937, the Beartooth Highway has welcomed visitors from around the world – introducing them to one of the most diverse ecosystems accessible by auto in the United States. It’s also home to some damn good backcountry skiing and summer-only ski area, Beartooth Basin.
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This video was captured in 1992, showcasing the highway’s immense beauty. It’s a road so spectacular CBS’ Charles Kurlat has called it America’s “most beautiful roadway.” The video illustrates the highway’s use by the traveler, exploring recreational opportunities along the way, as well as providing glimpses of the vast and varied scenery.