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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A one-way dirt road where many wolf are found.

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I agree with most of what Blake D said in his review. Everyone should be aware that wildlife is more likely to be seen at dawn and dusk. Fortunately, we were more interested in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
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Westville, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is one of those one way roads that takes you a ways back country (6 or 7 miles). In this case, to see pronghorn. Lots of sagebrush. Lots of potholes. Really, really BIG pot holes. This is the worst road in Yellowstone. It's all gravel. Washboarded through most of it. The scenery is meh & there were no pronghorn.... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I agree with most of what Blake D said in his review. Everyone should be aware that wildlife is more likely to be seen at dawn and dusk. Fortunately, we were more interested in getting a different view of the Buffalo fire and were probably an hour early for any good wildlife sightings. This is a great little byway for... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you're not in a hurry, this is a nice 6 mile alternate route from the main road. We didn't see any wildlife (we got there about 10am), but we enjoyed it anyway. I think it took us about 1 hour to do the drive. We thought it was a little long (4 miles would have been better), but perhaps... More 

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is my favorite one way side road in YNP! Go early AM or early evening for wildlife. We saw 3 black bears including one that walked right by our car (yes, the door was locked and windows up). We also saw a dusky grouse and last year, a moose.

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Northeast Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Along the road between Mammoth and Roosevelt is a turnoff onto this dirt road. There is a small sign but you need be looking for it. It is one way and takes about a half hour to drive if you don't stop. You don't have to have a high clearance vehicle but if you don't, you will need to drive... More 

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Tyler, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

6 mile dirt road near Roosevelt. We didn't see a lick of wildlife and still enjoyed it. For best wildlife viewing go at dawn or dusk. It can be done in a car. If you are short on time skip it but a really nice way to spend an hour away from the crowds.

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We drove the one way road on the Blacktail Plateau Drive and drove through the meadows just filled with wild flowers and deer. We then hit the burned out section of the lodge poles and could see the new growth growing on the forest floor. The lodge poles dead and sticking straight up are a sight to see but the... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I'm Sorry to read someone was disappointed to not see aspen trees here but I didn't think they were promised! This is instead a magnificent, bumpy, slow detour alternative to the grand loop which attracts the majority of park traffic. Only one percent of the entire park is developed! On this road, you can gaze into the interior of the... More 

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Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Someone had mentioned that this drive is a "must-see" so we decided to try it while in Yellowstone. We went in September when the aspen trees are changing color. Be aware that this is an unpaved and bumpy road, though we did the entire 6 miles in our car. The scenery is nice, but there are so many more beautiful... More 

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Ingleside, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

In reading other review I was aware that this road is gravel and dirt. While I was a little concerned that it would not be appropriate for our Sienna mini-van, we had no problems at all. This road was the most beautiful drive I have have ever taken. While we did not see many animals, the wilderness alone was awesome.... More 

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