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Gallatin River

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Address: Bozeman, MT
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A good fishing river.

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Beautiful drive

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Ruth L
Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

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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22 reviews
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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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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.

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 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!!

Tarzana, California
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7 reviews
3 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.

Okoboji, Iowa
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294 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 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 

Mesa, Arizona
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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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169 reviews
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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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