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This was an easy but very special hike. You follow a creek up a gently sloping mountain... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2019
Houston, Texas
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I hike this trail at least once every year. It is beautiful no matter what season. You can make... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Jana L
Bozeman, Montana
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Saddle Mountain Road, Bozeman, MT
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

This was an easy but very special hike. You follow a creek up a gently sloping mountain. Restorative and calming. Gorgeous views from the top while standing in the middle of a field of wildflowers. So lovely and peaceful, felt like The Sound of Music.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank clementine05
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I hike this trail at least once every year. It is beautiful no matter what season. You can make it a short hike or continue on and connect to the Bridger Ridge Trail.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jana L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I love this trail. You can hike, bike, run your way to Saddle Peak. I love that the trail follows the creek for a bit, it is so relaxing, refreshing, and great for doggies. The views are amazing!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank creeklaying
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a moderate and fun walk with some portions along a gorgeous creekside. We enjoyed watching a family of marmots (aka rock-chucks) frolic on a steep rock face over the creek). The local news has warned of a spate of car break-ins at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LorraineMontana
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the hike. Took it slow and easy and enjoyed taking in nature at its best. The creek was so relaxing, well shaded path in most areas. Unfortunately, when we got back to our car, 6 cars, including ours, had smashed windows, some purses...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jakyte
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Stayed in Saddle Mountain home hiked Middle Cotton Wood, Loved everything about the area, bought my friends out and had a visit from a bear !!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Daryl M
Reviewed April 3, 2017

This trail is great for average hikers. There are great views, but the trail isn't terribly difficult. As well, it's quite shady. It took us about an hour to make it to the end of the trail. Views of the changing Aspens were marvelous.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed August 15, 2016

I hike with my dogs, one of which is a Saint Bernard who could overheat easily in the summer. I like to hike this trail because it's close to town and there is almost always water in the stream for the pups. In the spring...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 406DocCMo
Reviewed June 7, 2016

A few words about directions..from the intersection of Saddle Mountain Road and Walker it is about 2 miles to the trailhead. The first mile is paved and the second is on a gravel road with some moderate size potholes. You will see some faded brown...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank KarumbaSantaFe
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Fun hike. Starts out along the creek for quite a while and then starts to go up in elevation. If you want to get to the ridge, it's possible from this trailhead but it's a pretty huge hike. The last mile prior to the ridge...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank curtwesley
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