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Bridger Valley Historic Byway

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Bridger Valley Historic Byway Scenic Drive

Distance: 20-mile loop (suitable for most vehicles)

The Bridger Valley Historic Byway was the place where all the historical trails met: the crossroads for the California/Oregon Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express Route, the Transcontinental Railroad and the Lincoln Highway, thousands of travelers have passed through these parts. These days, it’s a 20-mile loop that incorporates Fort Bridger, Urie, Mountain View and Lyman.

Directions: The route runs from I-80 Exit 34 and reconvenes the interstate at Exit 48.

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