Day Hikes around Bozeman, Montana  by Robert Stone

Day Hikes around Bozeman, Montana Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes around Bozeman, Montana  by Robert Stone
This is a comprehensive guide to 57 day hikes around Bozeman from Gallatin River Canyon & Paradise Valley to Yellowstone National Park. Each hike includes easy driving and hiking directions with highlights and a map for each hike.

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Trails from the "Day Hikes around Bozeman, Montana" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 57.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 57.

The Bacon Rind Creek Trail is the only hike inside Yellowstone that heads west from the Gallatin Valley. The flat easy trail parallels the meandering Bacon Rind Creek through a valley surrounded by hi ...
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
The Bear Canyon Trail follows Bear Creek eight miles up the lush, shady canyon to the Bear Lakes. This hike takes in the first 2.2 miles of the trail, which includes several creek crossings and a one- ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
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The Bear Trap Canyon Trail, located in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness, hugs the eastern shore of the Madison River. This is a well known and popular trout fishing area. The trail winds through the 6,000-a ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 14
Beehive Basin sits in a bowl surrounded by mountains in the Spanish Peaks Primitive Area. At 9,200 feet, this top-of-the-world hike takes you to alpine meadows covered with wildflowers, tall stands of ...
Big Sky, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
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The Big Creek Trail follows Big Creek to the west, providing access to a network of trails, lakes and mountain peaks. The trail heads six miles up to Windy Pass. This hike takes in the first two miles ...
Emigrant, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
The Upper Gallatin Valley is a vast, open meadow that meanders along the Upper Gallatin River for many miles. This gives you the option of choosing your own distance. The relaxing hike through the s ...
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
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Bozeman, Montana, is an active, thriving town dating back to the 1880s. It is rich in character, history and landscape. There are eight historical districts, a wide variety of museums, art galleries, ...
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
The Blackmore Trail leads to Blackmore Lake at an altitude of 7,300 feet, then continues up to Mount Blackmore. The lake is surrounded by a dense pine forest, a meadow and the surrounding mountains of ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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The Bozeman Creek Trail is located in Sourdough Canyon directly south of Bozeman. Its close proximity to Bozeman makes this a popular trail for hikers and bikers. The trail is an old logging road with ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 22
The Bozeman Fish Technology Center is a hatchery and research area with a charming nature loop along Bridger Creek. The hatchery includes fish runs with observation walkways, a pond and picnic area. ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
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The trail to Buffalo Horn Pass begins at the upper (west) end of Tom Miner Campground. The trail parallels Trail Creek past its headwaters to the round meadow at the 8,523-foot summit. Near the pass i ...
Gardiner, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
The hike to Lava Lake is a steep, uphill trail through a narrow, forested canyon of pine, spruce and fir trees. The 40-acre forest-lined lake sits in a small valley surrounded by granite walls with th ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
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The Highland Ridge Trail begins at Peets’ Hill in Burke Park. From the top of the hill are great views of Bozeman and the Bridger, Madison and Gallatin Ranges. The beginning of the trail along the r ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
The trail to Crescent Lake is an easy meander through the forest to a small crescent-shaped lake. The return trail follows the shoreline of Hyalite Reservoir. This large recreational area is surrounde ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
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Daly Creek is the northernmost drainage in Yellowstone National Park. The hike makes a gradual ascent up the scenic valley, crossing the rolling meadows and open hillsides parallel to Daly Creek. Th ...
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
Emerald Lake and Heather Lake sit in a high mountain alpine meadow at the head of the East Fork Hyalite Creek drainage. The towering rock walls of Mount Chisholm and Overlook Mountain drop sharply to ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
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The East Gallatin River Trail begins at Bozeman Beach and Glen Lake, a man-made lake with a 300-foot beachfront in the East Gallatin Recreation Area. The recreation area has picnic shelters and a fish ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
Fairy Lake is a picture-perfect, tree-lined lake sitting in a forested bowl at the base of Sacagawea Mountain. The lake receives heavy use due to its close proximity to the Fairy Lake Campground, loca ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
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The Fawn Pass Trail to Fan Creek is an easy hike through forested rolling hills and scenic meadows. The Fan Creek Trail (not shown on the U.S.G.S. map) is a newer fishing access trail established in t ...
West Yellowstone, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
The Gallagator Trail follows the route of the Gallagator Railroad Line, which took passengers between Bozeman and the Gallatin Gateway and abandoned in the late 1930s. The path begins at Burke Park ...
Bozeman, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
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