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Big Spring Scenic Backway: general information

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Big Spring Scenic Backway

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This rugged 68-mile, mostly dirt road from Kemmerer to Cokeville winds past homesteads, emigrant trails and through the Tunp Mountain Range.
The Backway is an unimproved Forest Service road where 4-wheel drive is highly recommended. Driving the Backway is very remote travel and requires excellent map navigation skills.
As of Sept. 2001, backway signs had not been installed. A Bridger-Teton National Forest Service map is available from the USFS office in Kemmerer and should be carried when travel...
This rugged 68-mile, mostly dirt road from Kemmerer to Cokeville winds past homesteads, emigrant trails and through the Tunp Mountain Range.
The Backway is an unimproved Forest Service road where 4-wheel drive is highly recommended. Driving the Backway is very remote travel and requires excellent map navigation skills.
As of Sept. 2001, backway signs had not been installed. A Bridger-Teton National Forest Service map is available from the USFS office in Kemmerer and should be carried when traveling this Scenic Backway for help in confirming direction and road numbers.
Use the Recreation Map by the National Forest Service to get detailed information on the available activities.
This rugged 68-mile, mostly dirt road from Kemmerer to Cokeville winds past homesteads, emigrant trails and through the Tunp Mountain Range.
The Backway is an unimproved Forest Service road where 4-wheel drive is highly recommended. Driving the Backway is very remote travel and requires excellent map navigation skills.
As of Sept. 2001, backway signs had not been installed. A Bridger-Teton National Forest Service map is available from the USFS office in Kemmerer and should be carried when travel...

Big Spring Scenic Backway: nearby sleeping facilities

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2 preferred sleeping facilities (B&B's, inns, motels, etc.):

Oak Tree Inn
Fossil Butte Motel

Big Spring Scenic Backway: nearby destinations

36 Other parks or sites within 200km (125mi):

Fossil ButteNational Monument - Wyoming - 23km (15mi)
Bear LakeNational Wildlife Refuge - Idaho - 61km (39mi)
Logan Canyon Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 84km (54mi)
Bridger-TetonNational Forest - Wyoming - 105km (66mi)
Flaming GorgeNational Recreation Area - Wyoming - 111km (70mi)
Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic TourByways - Wyoming - 121km (76mi)
Flaming Gorge-Green River Basin BywayByways - Wyoming - 126km (80mi)
Grays LakeNational Wildlife Refuge - Idaho - 127km (80mi)
Pioneer Historic BywayByways - Idaho - 127km (80mi)
Bear River Migratory Bird RefugeNational Wildlife Refuge - Utah - 132km (83mi)
Sheep Creek and Spirit Lake Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 142km (90mi)
Flaming GorgeNational Recreation Area - Utah - 150km (95mi)
Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management AreaFish and Wildlife - Utah - 159km (100mi)
Robert N. Hasenyager Great Salt LakeNature Center - Utah - 159km (100mi)
National Elk RefugeNational Wildlife Refuge - Wyoming - 163km (102mi)
Flaming Gorge-Uintas National Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 168km (106mi)
AshleyNational Forest - Utah - 168km (106mi)
Antelope IslandState Park - Utah - 171km (108mi)
Red Cloud Loop Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 172km (108mi)
This Is The Place Heritage ParkState Park - Utah - 172km (108mi)
Wyoming Centennial Scenic BywayByways - Wyoming - 172km (108mi)
Browns Park and John Jarvie RanchPark - Utah - 174km (110mi)
Temple SquareLandmark - Utah - 174km (110mi)
Jackson Hole AirportAirport - Wyoming - 175km (110mi)
Salt Lake City International AirportAirport - Utah - 177km (112mi)
Indian Petroglyphs - Dry Fork CanyonPoints of Interest - Utah - 184km (116mi)
Wheeler Historic FarmCounty Park - Utah - 185km (116mi)
Browns ParkNational Wildlife Refuge - Colorado - 186km (117mi)
Moonshine archPoints of Interest - Utah - 187km (118mi)
Red FleetState Park - Utah - 187km (118mi)
Grand TetonNational Park - Wyoming - 190km (120mi)
Teton Scenic BywayByways - Idaho - 191km (120mi)
Teton Park RoadByways - Wyoming - 192km (121mi)
Caribou-TargheeNational Forest - Idaho - 192km (121mi)
Timpanogos CaveNational Monument - Utah - 197km (124mi)
Utah Field House of Natural History MuseumState Park - Utah - 197km (124mi)

61 Other parks or sites between 200km (125mi) and 400km (250mi):

YellowstoneNational Park - Idaho - 200km (126mi)
Idaho Falls Regional AirportAirport - Idaho - 203km (127mi)
Jones Hole Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 207km (130mi)
Kennecott Copper MineLandmark - Utah - 208km (131mi)
DinosaurNational Monument - Utah - 208km (131mi)
Tour of the Tilted Rocks scenic driveByways - Utah - 213km (134mi)
Yellowstone Bear WorldZoos and Aquariums - Idaho - 215km (135mi)
Rockefeller Memorial ParkwayByways - Wyoming - 219km (138mi)
Ashton to Tetonia TrailState Park - Idaho - 223km (140mi)
Indian Canyon Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 238km (150mi)
DinosaurNational Monument - Colorado - 241km (152mi)
Fantasy CanyonPoints of Interest - Utah - 242km (152mi)
ShoshoneNational Forest - Wyoming - 245km (154mi)
Mesa Falls Scenic BywayByways - Idaho - 247km (155mi)
Three ButtesLandmark - Idaho - 249km (156mi)
EBR-1 or Experimental Breeder Reactor-1National Historic Landmark - Idaho - 256km (161mi)
Western Mining and Railroad MuseumPoints of Interest - Utah - 261km (164mi)
HarrimanState Park - Idaho - 264km (166mi)
College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric MuseumPoints of Interest - Utah - 270km (169mi)
Buffalo Bill Cody National Forest Scenic BywayByways - Wyoming - 284km (178mi)
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur QuarryNational Natural Landmark - Utah - 285km (179mi)
Canyon PintadoNational Historic District - Colorado - 286km (180mi)
YellowstoneNational Park - Wyoming - 287km (180mi)
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric HighwayByways - Utah - 293km (184mi)
Peaks to Craters Scenic BywayByways - Idaho - 295km (185mi)
Buffalo BillState Park - Wyoming - 299km (188mi)
Buffalo Bill Historical CenterPoints of Interest - Wyoming - 306km (192mi)
Craters of the MoonNational Monument - Idaho - 306km (192mi)
Craters Of The MoonNational Preserve - Idaho - 306km (192mi)
Yellowstone Regional AirportAirport - Wyoming - 306km (192mi)
YellowstoneNational Park - Montana - 317km (199mi)
White River MuseumPoints of Interest - Colorado - 317km (199mi)
Mackay mine hill tour historic driveByways - Idaho - 321km (201mi)
Chief Joseph Scenic BywayByways - Wyoming - 321km (201mi)
Yampa RiverState Park - Colorado - 326km (204mi)
Minidoka InternmentNational Monument - Idaho - 333km (209mi)
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric HighwayByways - Colorado - 334km (210mi)
Pony Express Trail National Back Country BywayByways - Utah - 336km (211mi)
Fish SpringsNational Wildlife Refuge - Utah - 336km (211mi)
Beartooth HighwayByways - Wyoming - 336km (211mi)
Friedman Memorial AirportAirport - Idaho - 342km (215mi)
Beartooth HighwayByways - Montana - 344km (216mi)
Flat Tops Scenic BywayByways - Colorado - 347km (218mi)
McInnis CanyonsNational Conservation Area - Colorado - 355km (223mi)
Casper - Natrona County International AirportAirport - Wyoming - 356km (223mi)
Hagerman Fossil BedsNational Monument - Idaho - 361km (226mi)
ColoradoNational Monument - Colorado - 362km (227mi)
Tracks and Trails MuseumPoints of Interest - Colorado - 364km (228mi)
Black Ridge CanyonsWilderness - Colorado - 364km (228mi)
Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse RangeWild Horse Sanctuary - Colorado - 370km (232mi)
Museum of the WestPoints of Interest - Colorado - 372km (233mi)
Bighorn CanyonNational Recreation Area - Wyoming - 375km (235mi)
Yampa-Egeria MuseumPoints of Interest - Colorado - 375km (235mi)
RouttNational Forest - Colorado - 377km (237mi)
Copper Ridge Dinosaur TrackwaysPoints of Interest - Utah - 379km (238mi)
Mill Canyon Dinosaur TrailPoints of Interest - Utah - 386km (242mi)
ArchesNational Park - Utah - 388km (244mi)
White RiverNational Forest - Colorado - 391km (245mi)
Hotel ColoradoNational Historic Landmark - Colorado - 391km (245mi)
Fishlake Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 394km (247mi)
ArapahoNational Wildlife Refuge - Colorado - 396km (248mi)