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Wildflowers along Wyoming’s Beartooth Highway

By Barb Tillett
Guest Post

Wildflowers 1 Wyoming by Barb

While traveling the Beartooth Highway (see Traveling the Beartooth Highway in Wyoming and Montana), there were colorful, gorgeous wildflowers everywhere along the side of the road.

Wildflowers 2 Wyoming by Barb

Wyoming 4 by Barb

We enjoy traveling the back roads, never knowing where we will end up. One we found in the Black Hills was more crooked than the others with hairpin, circle, and pig tail turns — it was fun! We have been out in this area many times throughout the years and it had always been dry with brown grass but this year there had been lots of rain and everything was beautiful and green. I can’t believe the difference — unbelievable beauty everywhere that takes your breath away. I love Wyoming!

Photos by Barb Tillett
July 2015

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Barb Tillett and her husband enjoy exploring the back roads of America and have traveled extensively including Alaska, winter snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park, Mississippi, Florida, and just about every state in the U.S. but especially the Eastern Seaboard. One of her great joys in life is sitting on an ocean beach reading a book. Barb and her husband live in Augusta County, Virginia.

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Traveling the Beartooth Highway in Wyoming and Montana

By Barb Tillett
Guest Post

Wyoming 1 by Barb“The most beautiful drive in America.”
(CBS correspondent Charles Kuralt)

What a beautiful drive! The famous Beartooth Highway — “America’s Highway” — runs through the Custer National Forest and Shoshone National Forest and near the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in Wyoming and Montana along the gorgeous Beartooth and Absaroka Mountains. We got to 10,900 feet in elevation, stepped out into wind gusts about 40 mph, and while I was taking pictures it started sleeting. Snowstorms are possible any month of the year and the road is passable only from May into September.

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