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Palisade Falls

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Address: Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Beautiful, even in February

It was a relatively easy trek to see the the beautiful frozen falls. We walked about a mile to the Palisade Falls trailhead (the road was closed to vehicles) and then about .7... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Montevideo, Minnesota
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Montevideo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a relatively easy trek to see the the beautiful frozen falls. We walked about a mile to the Palisade Falls trailhead (the road was closed to vehicles) and then about .7 miles up to the falls, all on packed snow (from previous hikers). Few people, quiet, lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a super easy hike with spectacular views. We went up most recently in the winter time and had no problem hiking up the road from the lower parking lot and then hiking up the trail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to go when I visit Bozeman. It is always peaceful and beautiful. The view from the lake is breathtaking.

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Thank Larry D
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every summer we visit the falls at least once. The kids and dog like the hike and the dog can dip into the creek as needed to cool off or get a drink. We go early in the morning to avoid crowds so we can enjoy the scenery even more.

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Thank Jeremy M
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our iconic go-to mini hike in the Bozeman area. EVERYONE loves the natural beauty, the short, wheelchair accessible, wide, scenic paved trail and, of course, the breathtaking waterfall. If you are able, you may get right into the waterfall or view it from the sides and above, but there is plenty of viewing from the bottom of the... More 

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Thank Elizabeth H
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palisade Falls is a wonderful location outside of the Bozeman city limits, up in the mountains. The hike itself is fairly easy. It's paved the whole way up to the falls, and the incline isn't terrible. Once you reach the falls, you are treated by the fascinating view of the long waterfall along a tall and steep rock wall. For... More 

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Thank JensenAJ
Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We went here on a fairly warm day. The hike was shaded most of the time and there were wildflowers along the way. Getting close to the falls can be dangerous, as there is loose rocks and you will slide. I saw several people fall and slide down on their behinds. None were hurt.

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Thank Lisa P
Stillwater
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Enjoyed this hike with my grandchildren. Easy access, good parking at the trailhead and a great photo opportunity.

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Thank Thomas L
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

BEAUTIFUL. worth the trek uphill. It definitely had me out of breath getting there but I saw teenagers to seniors make it. Make sure you pass the lake and go on the dirt road. We turned around at one point because we thought we missed it. Turns out we didn't go far enough!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

I went with my husband and 3 of our friends. We had a great time. Beautiful hike not hard. We sat by the waterfall and relax before heading back down.

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