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The Southern Caribou National Forest Loop + ADD NEW ROUTE


8   in Wyoming Wyoming49 Miles

Motorcycle Roads The Southern Caribou National Forest Loop

By Michael Shane
on January 1, 2009

4.2out of 5

5 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

The road leaves Freedom Wyoming on Hwy 34 and take this over the Idaho border and down to Soda Springs, ID. From there take US Hwy 30 east to Montpelier and then switch to US Hwy 89 back heading east and later turning north and taking you back up to Freedom, Wy ... or you could continue on to Jackson Hole if you wanted to see that.

Scenery

This route makes a near perfect loop through and around the southern half of the Caribou National Forest. It starts and stops in far southwestern Wyoming but spends the vast majority of its miles looping through beautiful southeastern Idaho. It offers a great diversity of scenery that will have you driving through beautiful rugged mountain ranges, some wide-open spaced cattle country, untouched open fields, and even sections of desert expanse.

Road Quality

If you're looking for a road less traveled, you've found one here! It has a few nice straight-aways twists and turns, ups and downs ... a little bit of everything.

Roadside Amenities

There really aren't many amenities on this motorcycle trip except for the gas stations in the small towns you will pass through with a few restaurants so you really will need to watch your gas. The small towns do have great charm though. Overall this isn't a motorcycle ride you'll be taking in order to increase your antique or craft collections ... you take this ride to see beautiful rugged southeastern Idaho scenery while traveling on open roads.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather.

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By ROADWHORE
on January 13, 2013 2 out of 2 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 08

Motorcycle Make HD

Motorcycle Type Touring

We ride this route when we go to Jackson Hole Wyoming for the weekend. Nice ride and this area has several other good routes.lunch in soda springs usully then back to Jackson. the road to Freedom Wy. is fun with lots of hills and curves but it is open range so watch for cows on the road.

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By Guest
on April 22, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

A nice day ride -- I've ridden this route many times and think its one of the best in terms of scenery. Bear Lake is not far from Montpelier - another beautiful location.

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By Guest
on April 13, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1999

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

i have been on this road in spring summer and fall it is a great ride any time

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By Guest
on March 22, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

The roads in this ride are all Highways. All paved. Pavement quality may vary from year to year depending on how bad the winter was. Great Scenery in this area! Thanks Micheal for a road forgotten.

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By Guest
on February 23, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Are the roads gravel or paved, it hard to tell in your photos.
Thanks!

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