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

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Great camp spots on an awesome river.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

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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Columbia,IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

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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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.

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Okoboji, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 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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Mesa, Arizona
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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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alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 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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Saskatchewan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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