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Address: Bozeman, MT
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A good fishing river.

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It's home.

This river sucks.... don't go there. Just kidding. Just don't want all you tourists coming there. This river/canyon is near and dear to my heart. I've grown up fishing, rafting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
travler488
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This river sucks.... don't go there. Just kidding. Just don't want all you tourists coming there. This river/canyon is near and dear to my heart. I've grown up fishing, rafting, kayaking, and playing in this river. It is gorgeous, unclaimed territory that truly exudes the beauty of the state. There is wonderful, dare I say, world-class fly fishing along the... More 

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Thank travler488
Bemidji, Minnesota
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165 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Some friends and myself grabbed some $5 tubes and floated down the river! Its really pretty and this whole area is beautiful you will enjoy the river for sure

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Thank petey3
Roanoke, Virginia
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69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We drove from Bozeman to West Yellowstone at the beginning of our two week trip. This was a beautiful drive and a beautiful day!! We debated taking this road or the one through Paradise Valley ( which we did on the return trip). This highway has more trees and is more scenic ( in my opinion).

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Thank Ruth L
Bozeman
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a terrific place for a family outing, fishing, and water sports. It's a long river with plenty of things to do. If you want to camp, fish, raft, swim or just enjoy the great out doors. People even get engaged and married along the beautiful water movement. There are wild sheep, bears and smaller animals and birds to... More 

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Thank John A
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Beautiful river for a swim. We went swimming after a long day climbing in Gallatin Canyon, the river was super refreshing.

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Thank Joel D
Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fishing, camping, kayaking, hiking - this is a special part of the world and easily accessible from Bozeman. Near to Big Sky resort also.

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Thank 253GinaW
Columbia,IL
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538 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a beautiful river to fish, float, swim or just enjoy the beauty. We have floated the river many times, and never get tired of it!!

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Thank rollinsthomas
Tarzana, California
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The scenery is gorgeous and the activities are many-- river rafting and floating, fishing, zip line, hiking, camping. This is one River that doesn't disappoint.

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Thank gail g
Okoboji, Iowa
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316 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I first drove Highway 191 along the Gallatin in the seventies and I loved it then so when we were in Bozeman on vacation this month it was a given that we would take the drive along the Gallatin to Big Sky. We left Bozeman early so I could get good photos but the best sections for photos with cliffs... More 

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Thank gopherhiker
Mesa, Arizona
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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