Olympic and Yellowstone Road Trip

This road trip includes parks: Olympic National Park, Crater Lake National Park, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and more!

Olympic National Park

Glacier capped mountains, wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth forests, including temperate rain forests -- at Olympic National Park, you can find all three.

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake is widely known for its intense blue color and spectacular views. During summer, visitors may navigate the Rim Drive around the lake, enjoy boat tours on the lake surface...

Mount Rainier National Park

The park contains Mount Rainier (14,410'), an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice, and outstanding examples of old growth forests and subalpine meadows.

North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park includes jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and over 700 glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains three park units, all of which offers different experiences.

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Glacier preserves over 1,000,000 acres of forests, alpine meadows, and lakes. It is home to over 70 species of mammals and 260 species of birds. The spectacular glaciated landscape is a hikers paradise.

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

The central feature of the park is the Teton Range - an active, fault-block, 40-mile-long mountain front. The range includes eight peaks over 12,000 feet (3,658 m), including the Grand Teton at 13,770 feet (4,198 m).

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is famous for hosting more than 10,000-plus hot springs and geysers, the majority of the planet's total. Yellowstone's geothermal wonders are created by one of the world's largest active volcanoes; its last eruption caused a crater or caldera that spans almost half of the parks size. We can't forget about Yellowstone's most famous geyser, Old Faithful.

Summary

Just a few of the many amazing parks you can visit along the Olympic and Yellowstone Road Trip. Other parks include Crater Lake, Glacier National Park, Craters of the Moon, Mount Saint Helens and more. Visit towns like Jackson, Wyoming, Seattle, Washington, Helena, Kalispell, Coeur d'Alene, Bend, Oregon and more. This self-guided road trip has a bit of everything for everyone. Use this route as a guide to help you plan your adventure through states like Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. This is a self-guided road trip and can be altered to fit your available time.

Disclaimer

You should check ahead of time regarding potential road closures and/or construction. Please note, some of our road trips do take you along some dirt roads. Please check a map so that you can alter your route accordingly. All our road trips are designed to be helpful guides to help you build an adventure to suit your needs. We don't recommend specific mileage, nor where exactly to stay due to everyones different needs for driving mileage, etc. We recommend plotting out your route on Google Maps and using ours as guides. Then add or remove locations to build the road trip of your dreams!

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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.