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Gallatin River

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Address: Bozeman, MT
Activities: Fishing, White-water rafting
Description: A good fishing river.

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AMAZING DRIVE!

We had never been to Montana before, and, had no idea how wonderful the fishing was! Every place we looked, folks were wetting a line along this beautiful river. Next time, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had never been to Montana before, and, had no idea how wonderful the fishing was! Every place we looked, folks were wetting a line along this beautiful river. Next time, the fishing gear get's packed! I could not imagine going back and not casting for some of those amazing trout!

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alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

scenic drive along the gallatin river takes you all the way into yellowstone park. the river has lots of rafting compaines doing tours on it and there were dozens of people fly fishing all along the shore so it must have some decent fishing

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Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Gallatin is a relatively fast moving, shallow river. There are dozens of great fishing spots for fly fishing.

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Granite FAlls, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You really have to experience white water rafting on this river. It is beautiful, clean, and so much fun.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The river runs for miles along the highway, with lots of great areas to pull over, park and get out your rod. Not all of us fished, so we chose trail heads to hike while husband and teenage son fished. all beautiful!!

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Port Orange, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

For raw beauty we liked Hyalite Canyon better. Thought Big Sky was a little pretentious. The information center was very good and the staff was helpful.

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great place to white water raft or kayak. It is not crowded, locals are very friendly and river companies are very helpful with directions even if your not with them on the river.

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Staffordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Pretty drive and chance of seeing elk, big horn sheep & moose, to name just a few animals who make this area their home

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This river is truly stunning. The water temp is cold, even in the summer, and the current is fast, but it's wild and wonderful, especially for us east-coasters. We skipped rocks, waded close to the shore line, and there are tons of pull-offs in which to park and stay for a while. Bring a bit of cash, as most pull-offs... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Could not find access to drive to a parking spot near the river based on information from the Montana Visitors Center. Folks in rafts and wading looked like they were enjoying the river and catching fish. Almost all were released.

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Address: Bozeman, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman

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