For the dedicated long-distance hiker the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (in short Continental Divide Trail) is a United States National Scenic Trail running 3,100 miles between Mexico and Canada. It follows the Continental Divide of the Americas along the Rocky Mountains and traverses five U.S. states; Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
Byways & Backways
- Big Spring Scenic Backway - This rugged 68-mile, mostly dirt road from Kemmerer to Cokeville winds past homesteads, emigrant trails and through the Tunp Mountain Range.
- Bridger Valley Historic Byway - A 20-mile loop that was once the crossroads of the California/Oregon Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express Route, the Transcontinental Railroad and the Lincoln Highway.
- Flaming Gorge - Green River Basin Scenic Byway - The beginning of the redrock country of the Green River-Colorado River drainage basin.
- Mirror Lake Scenic Byway - Runs 42 miles through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
- Muddy Creek Historic Backway - Twenty-five miles of backroads from the Western ghost town of Muddy Creek.
- Red Gulch/Alkali Scenic Byway - This 34-mile, unpaved route winds through a colorful landscape of canyons, caves and table rocks and along the Red Gulch Dinosaur Track Site.