Beartooth Scenic Highway - US 212 from Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park. Celebrating it's 75th anniversary June 10th and 1th, 2011; the late CBS correspondent, Charles Kuralt, has described the Beartooth Highway as "The most beautiful drive in America." Reaching heights of nearly 11,000 feet, this 63 mile drive offers views of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, alpine lakes, and plateaus. Pristine views, unique alpine vegetation, and spectacular scenery make this drive an unforgettable drive into our first and oldest National Park.
Red Lodge Mountain Ski Resort - Lifts are open 9am - 4pm daily, offering 8 total lifts. The mountain has 2,400 vertical feet and the summit elevation is 9,416 feet. Come enjoy the skiing, we are only 6 miles from the mountain resort!
Nordic Center of Red Lodge. The center is located one mile north on hwy 78. Mary Ellen and Mike & Marci Ellen Magnus will get you fitted with rental equipment, layout out the trails for you, and they also offer ski lessons. They have very reasonable rates, a variety of trails, and a warming hut to get you toasty and back out enjoying the Montana winter.
Chief Joseph Highway - Route 120 is named after the final chief of the Nez Pierce Indians. This scenic highway takes you south to Belfry, Bear Creek, & onto Cody, WY or you can make a loop and come back to Red Lodge via the Beartooth Hwy. This drive encompasses you with passes across Dead Indian Pass, Sunlight basin, red rock mesas, deep gorges, and alpine territory.
Red Lodge Mountain 18 Hole Golf Course - This course is at the base of the Beartooth mountains at 5,500 feet elevation. It offer five tee boxes to accommodate all levels of golfers. The course also has a driving range, putting & chipping area, and a sand practice area. There are private & group lessons available daily. Their pro shop offers rentals, equipment, and great advice. Open to the public. Call 1-800-444-8977 to set up a tee time.
Yellowstone National Park - 67 Miles via the Beartooth Hwy 212. This route takes you into the park through Cooke City/Silver Gate. Yellowstone is the world's first National Park & is renowned for its geothermal & wildlife features including; spouting geysers, mineral pools, bubbling cauldrons, cascading waterfalls, enormous backcountry, & abundant wildlife. This park encompasses 2.2 million acres of unique beauty & intriguing history. For more information please call, (307) 344-7381.
Beartooth Nature Center - This facility accomodates animals that cannot be returned to the wild due to injury or habituation to humans. The center offers visitors an unparalleled chance to learn about these animals by observing them within close range & through interpretive displays. Open daily year round. (406) 446-1133.
Historic Downtown Red Lodge - We are proud to announce that we have a thriving downtown that is full of unique products & are locally owned. Take a stroll downtown and peruse the art, candy shop, antiques, outdoor gear/equipment, bakery goods, books, motorcycle accessories, furniture & specialty clothing/jewelry shops. Red Lodge also offers a good variety of places for enjoying a spirited beverage & a fulfilling dining experience.
Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery - Established over 30 years ago their mission is to inspire, support, and encourage all artists. They provide art education and performing arts to the general public. Hours, Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Historical Society and Museum - This museum offers a look into Carbon County's history including; artifacts, guns, old time rodeo photos/information, archives, and history of "Liver Eatin" Johnson. Their winter hours are 10am-6pm Tuesday-Friday, Saturday 11am-3pm and summer hours are 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. To contact them call: 406-446-3667.
Hiking, Climbing, & Fishing in the Beartooth, Absorokee, & Yellowstone Areas. Let the Yodeler staff be your resource to get out and explore our mountains!