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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gallatin River can be hiked, rafted, fished in or just sat next to and enjoyed. The views are excellent whichever activity you decide to do.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AlexanderDelarge
Reviewed July 23, 2019

Gallatin River is best seen in the Gallatin Canyon on Hwy 191 between Bozeman and Big Sky. The 30 mile stretch has a highway and river running side-by-side the whole way. Mountains and blankets of pine trees climb up both side of the canyon. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Stopped by to fish and video lots of folks rafting on the Gallatin! The river runs from Montana to Idaho- gorgeous!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank creativeplanner1
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is one of these scenic drives during which you wish you would stop and spend a week in the middle of it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Philip L
Reviewed June 19, 2019

The Gallatin River leads to the West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and is a delightful way to transition from city to nature. Even before arriving at the park, you will start to see wildlife and snow covered mountains, even an occasional escape of steam...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

The river is endless and wild and beautiful! It goes on forever. I am not a fisherman but it seems like a great place to fish, as I saw some folks doing just that.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Got out of the city to spend time in the beauty of Montana. Mountains , canyons, trees, rivers, fresh air, so much to sit back and enjoy. Fishing ,rafting. Take the incredible ride thru the canyon all the wsy to big sky, another beautiful place

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gary T
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We spend many days fishing and exploring the Gallatin River. Our go to river when we travel to Bozeman. Fishing is great and access spots to swim are handy on a hot day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kimr1002
Reviewed January 7, 2019

An outstanding undamed river - scenic - and natural. Plenty of photographic opportunities - come and dip your toes!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dee3652
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Summer gets busy, you can watch rafters/kayakers or go on a trip yourself. Winter is magic--pieceful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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AmariKC
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Fsh4Fn | Reviewed this property |
I know people who fish the river using worms and lures. Most of the guides cater to fly fishermen who are willing to pay the high price of a guided day(s) on the water. Look up any of the fly shops and give them a call... More
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BeverlyBelury
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Kris K | Reviewed this property |
Storm Castle is between Gallatin Gateway and Big Sky off of 191. It is in the lovely Gallatin Canyon. You will see a turn off for it. It's a great hike. Be sure to wear sun protection and maybe don't make it your first... More
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