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US Highway 16

U.S. Highway 16, Cloud Peak Skyway, Buffalo, WY
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Great Way To Approach Mt. Rushmore From The West

If you are heading to Mt. Rushmore from the west, get off I-90 and take Route 16 into the Black... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
robertwD7057IG
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Toronto
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Beautiful mountain scenery

US Highway 16 is a beautiful drive going west out of Buffalo. To me this is the most scenic way to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
SeenaKS
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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U.S. Highway 16, Cloud Peak Skyway, Buffalo, WY
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

If you are heading to Mt. Rushmore from the west, get off I-90 and take Route 16 into the Black Hills. You will be rewarded with a sudden and dramatic change In scenery. And it will actually save you time.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

US Highway 16 is a beautiful drive going west out of Buffalo. To me this is the most scenic way to get to Yellowstone or Jackson or just to travel across the state east to west. In the late spring the wildflowers are spectacular! Keep...More

1  Thank SeenaKS
Reviewed 28 February 2017

drove from Buffalo to Ten Sleep to go snowmobiling in the BIG HORN MOUNTAINS. Awesome scenery and breath taking views

Thank Bubba R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Grades do not exceed 7%. There are plenty of wide spaces to stop with RV's cars etc. to take pictures. Commercial trucks travel this route with ease. Ten Sleep WY is a good place for a lunch stop. Bull Creek or Lake View campgrounds are...More

4  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I drove this east to west (Buffalo, Wy to Ten Sleep, WY). It is terribly pretty. The scenery through the Bighorn National Forest is excellent. It is a tough drive and you don't know how to drive in the mountains you should read up on...More

2  Thank gatorhoosier
Reviewed 2 November 2016

See Crazy Woman Canyon, Breath Taking, there are different areas in the canyon, like the all rock area, its amazing to watch the creek run thru ad under the rocks and the way the rocks balance on each other, the campsite are in shaded area...More

Thank scuriomi
Reviewed 29 October 2016

While staying in Buffalo, Wyoming we took a lovely scenic drive on US Highway 16 through Ten Sleep canyon. We loved the scenery. After an ice-cream stop in the town of Ten Sleep we then drove the opposite way back to Buffalo and the views...More

1  Thank kpslas
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We left Yellowstone on Sept 12th, on our way to Devil's Tower. It was just starting to snow & we were relieved when we got to Cody & it had stopped. Unfortunately, after we left Worland & started climbing up into the Bighorns it started...More

1  Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lots of scenery on this highway. couldn't believe the moose we passed by since we haven't seen any in years.

Thank gstables6755
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wow, beautiful drive anytime of the year. You Can see wildlife from deer, elk, moose, mountain lion, bobcats, bighorn sheep, bear, rabbits, rock chucks, birds including eagles. How about Fishing? Yep that to is great. Oh yes, Not to leave out the views of the...More

3  Thank Ron S
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siticurry
18 July 2017|
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Response from SeenaKS | Reviewed this property |
Either way is beautiful. If you are driving a motor home I think they say that the route from Buffalo is better but in a car either is fine. Sheridan is a bigger town so if you need a Walmart or big grocery store stop you... More
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siticurry
18 July 2017|
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Response from Wayne G | Reviewed this property |
It's the intersection of Highway 16 and County Road 33. I believe there is a sign "Crazy Woman Canyon." Very easy to find. Google "crazy woman canyon road" to see a map.
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oketex
9 April 2017|
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Response from scuriomi | Reviewed this property |
Yes it can be done but there are quite a few steep grades so make sure you get your brakes checked and know how to down shift so you dont heat up your brakes.....take it slow and enjoy the beautiful scenery....its gorgeous... More
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