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Palisade Falls

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Address: Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Gallatin National Park is beautiful! We grabbed coffee for a Sunday drive through the park and loved every mile! Stopped at this trailhead and made the short venture up to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gallatin National Park is beautiful! We grabbed coffee for a Sunday drive through the park and loved every mile! Stopped at this trailhead and made the short venture up to the falls. Everyone was very friendly on this nice, easy trail. Saw little dogs, elderly and small kids making the trip. There are a few spots to sit on a... More 

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Thank MandiLW
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride up to Palisade falls is worth the trip alone. Just gorgeous views, you could easily have a picnic along the way. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Also bring the camera as the falls and surrounding area is beautiful.

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Thank Dewey R
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the falls were running a little low on water, it was still worth the easy .7m walk to them. We climbed right up to them and were amazed at the different rock formations surrounding them. Don't forget to stop along the way for stunning river photos, especially in Autumn.

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Thank Kerrie H
Fremont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike back to this falls is paved and easy for kids and adults alike. There is an outhouse at the trail head which is convenient also. The falls were extremely pretty and well worth the .7 mile walk.

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Thank Dawne C
Auburn, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hike in the hyalite area. I've been 3 times since moving to Bozeman. The whole family can enjoy the hike. Getting to the area can be a bit rough because the road is very gravely. The walk itself is pretty easy. It is paved most of the way. It is also wheelchair accessible.

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Thank 12thumper34
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I set up camp in Hyalite Canyon and decided to do an easy hike. We strolled up the path to Palisade Falls (one of dozens of falls in the area) and found it to be quite crowded on the 77 degree September day. However, for those more adventurous, you can do a short rock pitch adjacent to... More 

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Thank Roberta W
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place and it is so accessible! You can go up the hill at your own pace and look at the wonderful scenery. May be a little tough for young children. When you reach the falls it is well worth the trip. Plenty of places to stop and rest on the way up. Best part..it costs nothing! All... More 

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Thank Barb D
Concord, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great waterfall hike that is short and paved, so that many members of a family can enjoy, no matter of age or physical ability.

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Thank Scooter P
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trail is paved asphalt with a gentle climb to the awesome falls. Trail also leads to the top of the falls, though a bit more difficult and rugged, not paved. Picnic area is located at the base parking lot.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first hike in Bozeman and I'm so glad it was. The falls are beautiful and incredibly accessible. If you're a little more adventurous, you can scramble up to the base of them where you can literally touch the waterfalls. The scenery is gorgeous and I couldn't be happier with my experience.

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