(click map to open very large locator map - this section is pink)
Calcite Springs Overlook
On the left is a good sized parking area for the Calcite Springs Overlook. The view is reminiscent of a small scale Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, minus the waterfalls.
Tower Fall area
The road arrives at the Tower Fall area. On the left is a large parking area for the Tower Fall Trail and a general store. Note that the Tower Fall Trail has been closed for several years due to severe erosion, but a less than ideal view of Tower Fall can still be had from the overlook. To the right of the road is the Tower Fall Campground.
A road on the left heads toward Mount Washburn. This is the Chittenden Road.
Mount Washburn Trailhead
The road goes by the parking area for the Mount Washburn Trail. This is a relatively easy (considering it's a mountaintop trail) dayhike to the summit of Mount Washburn. This area is known as Dunraven Pass.
Dunraven Road Picnic Area
The road passes by the Dunraven Road Picnic Area.
Cascade Lake Trailhead
The road goes by the parking area for the Cascade Lake Trailhead. This is an easy and popular 2.5 mile hike to the 36 acre Cascade Lake.