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Address: Bozeman, MT

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Fun place to explore!

With so many things to do, it's hard to choose! Lots of hiking trails (don't forget your bear spray!), pull outs to stop and fish, rafting companies that offer guided river... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With so many things to do, it's hard to choose! Lots of hiking trails (don't forget your bear spray!), pull outs to stop and fish, rafting companies that offer guided river rafting tours and campgrounds to stay at that after a busy day, s'mores around a fire are a perfect ending. I would not recommend biking this route as there... More 

Thank vtultrachick
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of the highway follows the rippling Gallatin River almost to West Yellowstone. There're many scenic spots & trails as well as the opportunity to see the Big Sky ski resort. The highway can be quite treacherous during winter due to snow & ice, so proceed with caution then.

Thank Doug E
Wapiti, Wyoming, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

very scenic drive average speed is 50 because of the turns in the road. tall pines and many pull offs to stop and marvel at nature.

Thank Barbara L
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Remarkable country and endless skylines. Lots of construction work all along Interstate 90. Made the trip a little arduous in June. Also, rest areas could be nicer along the way.

Thank Steve-travels2work
Nashville, Tn.
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We enjoyed our trip to the canyon, where you can see the falls way off in the distance. It was the end of the day, and we were very tired, but were very pleased that we didn't skip this site.

1 Thank royt5
DeBary, Florida
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Nature was spilling over with beauty. Waterfalls, tall pines amidst boulders and wild flowers, A road winding around a mountain with vistas to take your breath away. The reservoir was clean and pristine with camp sites hidden between the trees where lucky campers could fish and boat and enjoy the best that nature can offer. It was a trip I... More 

Thank Gabriella3546
Northeast Ohio
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252 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We spent a morning driving from Bozeman to Big Sky and back again through the beautiful Gallatin Canyon. The drive actually goes all the way to West Yellowstone but we didn't have time to do it all. The traffic on this road moves at a ridiculously fast pace. White crosses all along the highway show where people have died and... More 

5 Thank delily
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

After experiencing a blizzard in Yellowstone and being informed that many trails remained closed due to snow, we stayed close to Bozeman and really enjoyed Gallatin Canyon. It is both scenic and diverse. Great vistas, great trails, lovely reservoir and lakeside picnic area. We hiked to Palisades Falls, which is lovely and attempted to hike farther up the canyon to... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey S
Williston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Cold air, warm welcome in Bozeman! This city has a sweet secret of hospitality. Gallatin is beautiful!

Thank 5boymama2016
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142 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Leaving Bozeman and Begrade behind as you head south, blink once and you will miss the tiny historic town of Gallatin Gateway (once called Salesville). The beautiful old Gallatin Gateway Inn, which has a gorgeous ballroom, is currently closed, but you can still wet your whistle at Stacey's Old Faithful Bar, filled with great old rodeo photos and friendly locals.... More 

1 Thank LorraineMontana

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