Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park
Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
A hodgepodge of different building styles and sections exist along Grand Loop Road, which gives visitors access to many of Yellowstone National Park's most famous and noteworthy sites. Stretching more than 225 km (140 mi) on multiple segments of highway, the National Register of Historic Places-listed route will take you from the main park offices to the shores of Yellowstone Lake and back again. As you drive through canyons and alongside waterfalls, rivers, and the vast Wyoming landscape, you'll find that the loop offers numerous turnouts and turnoffs toward nearby towns and other parks. Famed attractions, such as the Old Faithful geyser, also lie along the route. Put Grand Loop Road on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.
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We've been to Yellowstone 3 times. Twice in the summer. Don't even imagine you can take this road in 1 day & enjoy it. For one thing it's too long - 142 miles. The top speed is 45 MPH (except when pos... read more »
We spent a lot of time on the Grand Loop! In heavy traffic times you must allow lots of time to get where you're going because of slow speed limit, sudden stops by other cars to see wildlife near road... read more »
I am SHOCKED by the people giving Grand Loop a bad review. Reasons they say are "because of bison jams" "road construction" "traffic in September"... I am convinced these people even wanted to come to... read more »
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