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Lodge is a resort and ranching community with a colorful coal-mining
past that looks onto 28 peaks rising over 12,000 feet. This charming
alpine town is nestled in the foothills of the magnificent Beartooth
Mountains and is surrounded by Custer National Forest. The 69-mile
Beartooth Scenic Drive has dramatic switchbacks that overlook
snow-capped peaks, glaciers, alpine lakes and plateaus.
October 3, 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beartooth Highway to Open
Jim Lynch, Director
of the Montana Department of Transportation announced today the
Beartooth Highway will open to traffic in time for the Columbus Day
weekend. This is eight days prior to the targeted date of October
Look closely at these pictures to see a large herd of Mountain Goats across the ravine at the Visitors Center at the top of the Beartooth Highway.
At the Visitors Center and on top.