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Gallatin Canyon

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Address: Bozeman, MT

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Old stomping grounds

Revisiting my youth. Place has changed a lot in 50 years. The good news is that the whole area is thriving, the bad is that prices are insane. Still, a beautiful place, great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
larry p
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisiting my youth. Place has changed a lot in 50 years. The good news is that the whole area is thriving, the bad is that prices are insane. Still, a beautiful place, great fishin and friendly folks.

Thank larry p
Alexandria, Virginia
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the canyon from Bozeman to Big Sky and from Big Sky to the West Yellowstone entrance of Yellowstone National Park, U.S. highway 191. The scenic drive winds along the Gallatin River which at this spot is fairly quite, go north of Bozeman for more excitement (Taylor Fork and Mad Mile class IV); however, this part of the... More 

1 Thank arazi1991
Bozeman, Montana
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have hiked all over this area with my kids and friends. All levels of hikes available. highly recommend the laval lake trail. Bear tooth publishing has a good topo map of the area "Bozeman Area" map for the Northern Gallatin Range, and it shows MTB accessibility, etc.

1 Thank Tiffany K
Bozeman, Montana
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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.

1 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 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.

2 Thank royt5
DeBary, Florida
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29 reviews
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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 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 

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