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Address: Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Beautiful falls.

Well worth the hike to get to the site for viewing the beauty of the falls and surrounding area. Moderate incline to get to the falls.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We weren't able to get to the falls because the gate was closed and didn't feel up to a 5 mile hike. We were a little surprised by the closed gate as the research we did didn't mention anything about that possibility. Still the surrounding area was beautiful and very peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Well worth the hike to get to the site for viewing the beauty of the falls and surrounding area. Moderate incline to get to the falls.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were on a long road trip and needed a short hike to stretch our legs and get some fresh air. This stop did the trick. It's a bit slushy turned icy in spots (March 29, 2014) that added a bit more adventure, but the falls and the surrounding rock columns were spectacular. We hiked from the lower parking lot... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I love this place. I like the geological surrounds: Hyalite Canyon, columnar basalt. Now it is wheelchair accessible via a paved sidewalk. This diminishes the wildness very little and makes my heart glad. When I was at MSU, in Bozeman, I often took a quick trip/hike here.

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Nice walk in the summer, the road is a bit rough especially in the early spring. Tyr not ot miss this one. Getting there is 1/2 the fun.

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

These spectacular falls are accessible via a paved walk, handicapped accessible, almost any time of year. It is about a 3/4-mile walk each way. Hiking up a dirt path to the top is optional. Take you camera.

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Martinez, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

NOT easy going during winter. About 4 mile round trip walk from nearest parking. Snow shoes are a good idea, but not likely mandatory on the packed snow and icy trail. Driving there is not trivial. 4wd highly recommended even though Hyalite canyon is plowed and relatively heavily traveled for a dead-end recreation road. We drove our Mazda2 rental to... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We took our granddaughter on this scenic, short, paved trail back to Palisade Falls. Very nice scenery and she loved the falls at the end. Would recommend for a quick and easy hike.

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montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very fun little walk not hard at all. The path is even paved for handicap access. When we have folks in town, its always a great little walk just to get out of the house.

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You just have to see it. Awesome. Easy enough for everyone to get there. The paved trail made it possible for my 87 year old mom to "take a hike up" and you could push a wheel chair, but it is a bit steep for pushing a heavier person. Just an amazing Falls any time of the year ! I... More 

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