Contour Road

3/5 (3 reviews)
West Yellowstone, Montana (Gallatin County)
Last Updated: 09/18/2022

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Highlight: Contour Road
Contour Road is located in the Custer Gallatin National Forest just 20 minutes west of West Yellowstone, Montana and the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Custer Gallatin National Forest is known as one of the most ecologically diverse landscapes in the region and covers more than 3.1 million acres. This road does as the name implies, follows and climbs nearly 1500 feet along the mountains contours for six miles. Contour Road ends shy of 7900 feet elevation and offers incredible views from 1500 feet above Hebgen Lake, the highest vantage point of Hebgen Lake accessible by vehicle in the valley. Contour Road is not a path often traveled. The only noises you're going to hear up high on this trail is the bugling of elk, the screeching of birds, and the wind whispering through the treetops.
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