A Motorcycle Route Plan
top of beartooth pass
Beartooth Pass from Boise Idaho
a five day ride.

Day Start Route Destination Miles

1 Boise, ID  via US-20E and ID-33E Rexburg, ID 269

2 Rexburg, ID US-20, US-191N/Gallatin Rd/I-90E Billings, MT area 312

3 Billings, MT area Via US212W/Chief Joseph Highway Cody, Wy 175

4 Cody, Wy via US-20W/US-191S/US-89S Idaho Falls,ID 287

5 Idaho Falls,ID via US-20W Boise, ID 249


Make reservations well in advance, this area gets a lot of Yellowstone Park traffic in the summer time.  Accommodations in Rexburg,ID - Columbus, MT – Laurel,MT  are limited. Billings, MT – Cody,Wy – Idaho Falls, ID should be no problem.  Make early starts and early stops for the day. 

Be prepared for cold weather ridingBeartooth Trip Planning

Yellowstone Park Roads The route from Cody, WY to Idaho Falls through Yellowstone and Teton National Parks avoids the Old Faithful attraction.  Old Faithful area is very crowded and is a 35 miles round trip off the planned routed.

Park Entrance Fees - Motorcycles:  $25 Yellowstone / $40 Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.  Save a little money with an Interagency Pass good for any National Park  
Interagency Senior Pass: $10. Lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 and older.
Interagency Access Pass: Free Lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents with documentation of permanent disability.

Interagency Passes can be obtained in the Treasure Valley at Deer Flat NWR 13751 Upper Embankment Road Nampa, ID 83686 208-467-9278 or Idaho State BLM Office 1387 S. Vinnell Way. Boise, ID 83709  208-373-4000. 

Find route maps, lodging and dinning links below.

Last Update:
Day 1 Boise to Rexburg ID Day 2 Rexburg ID to Billings MT area
Day 3 Billings MT area  over Beartooth Pass to Cody WY Day 4 Cody WY to Idaho Falls ID
Day 5 Idaho Falls ID back to Boise Billings Area Possabilities

If the Beartooth Pass is closed for some reason an Alternate Red Lodge to Cody route to the top
of the
Big Horn mountains and back to Cody via US-14A and US-14 is also a good ride.

Lodging  Links
Rexburg, ID Columbus, MT
Laurel, MT Billings, MT
Cody, WY Idaho Falls, ID

Dinning Links
Rexburg, ID Columbus, MT
Laurel, MT Billings, MT
Cody, Wy Idaho Falls, ID

Beartooth Mountain and Spire photo

Proposed commemerative sticker