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Great Trail

Busy but fun trail we did in the snow. Once you get to the lake, keep going and head up to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Evanston, Illinois
One of my favorite hikes in Big Sky area

This is a great hike for all ages and adventure level. It is easy to follow the trail, some shade... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Beehive Basin Rd., Big Sky, MT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy but fun trail we did in the snow. Once you get to the lake, keep going and head up to the Spanish peaks. We made it to the top but the final push was challenging with the snow. But well worth to be able...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great hike for all ages and adventure level. It is easy to follow the trail, some shade. Bring a lunch and enjoy time by the lake. I am not the most fit person and I was fine. Our 5 yo had no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janelle R
Reviewed August 24, 2019

Fantastic hike and well worth it. Take your time or take it fast. Either works! But do it. You'll be so proud and thrilled you saw the lake at the top. Don't forget water and a few snacks. And bear spray!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank M R
Reviewed August 19, 2019

A beautiful 7 mile RT hike that many people of all ages can do. The pond at the end is rather small but still beautiful mixed in with the mountains and trees. It took us about 3 hours going at a good pace.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AlexanderDelarge
Reviewed August 12, 2019

So much of a must do, I did it twice in 3 days! I absolutely love this hike, and it ranks as one of my favorites ever. It is a workout, but you get several breaks on some straightaways through meadows between climbs. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 17JH
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We hiked this as a family of 10. 4 adults and 6 children (ages 7-14). A must-do to see some beautiful scenery! The last part of the hike is tough and uphill, but don’t quit early! The beautiful lake at the end of the trail...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AKY201
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Outstanding hike. this is a 7 mile hike with 1,700 foot elevation gain. we did see many families.. so nice and easy and you'll get there. There are not very many steep parts. At the top is a beautiful lake. All along wild flowers were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CalGirl1982
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Family of five ages 6,15,20,45,51 we are all in good shape. Hike was easy with a couple of moderate but short stretches that were challenging for our 6 year old. We were on the trail early with light rain and it was perfect. The hike...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PattiS108
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Best for these reasons- 1) the climb up is as nice as the climb down (not usually true, like the Lava Lake trail, hated the descent on the rocky, wooded path with no view down the mountain), 2) 6.6 miles a great distance for a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank bustersfamily778
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Started 10am Wednesday July 17th(approx 7400ft alt). Parked on the road, lot full. Moderate trail and expect angles and traverse sides of the Mountain. Path is easy for hiking for most of the time. If not accustomed to Altitude, lungs & heart will feel it....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Mariah F
May 22, 2018|
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Response from sarahbI2415IH |
Some snow on the highest peaks, not at the top where the lake is. No bears —high human and canine traffic this time of year. Wildflowers were beautiful
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Jessica_and_Scott | Reviewed this property |
It's open year round. If it's snowed by then you won't get as far back in there unless you take good boots. We hiked it back in mid June this year and there was still mushy snow by the lake so we couldn't get back there with... More