Raynolds Pass facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRaynolds Pass
|Elevation||6,844 ft (2,086 m)|
|Traversed by||SH 87, MT 87|
|Location||Fremont County, Idaho – Madison County, Montana, United States|
Raynolds Pass, elevation 6,844 feet (2,086 m), is a mountain pass on the Montana-Idaho border in the Rocky Mountains, United States. The pass is on the Continental Divide, and is traversed by a state highway (Idaho State Highway 87 and Montana Highway 87). The pass is named for Captain William F. Raynolds, an early explorer and officer-in-charge of the Raynolds Expedition of the Yellowstone region. The pass is very gentle, with only a slight grade and no major hairpin curves to the highways connections with U.S. Route 287 in Montana and U.S. Route 20 in Idaho.
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