Gallagator Linear Trail

Bozeman, Montana 59719

Elevation Gain106ft
Trailhead Elevation4,818ft
Elevation Min/Max4818/4922ft
Elevation Start/End4818/4818ft

Gallagator Linear Trail

Gallagator Linear Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bozeman, Montana. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,818 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 106 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.

Gallagator Linear Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Located in Bozeman, this trail runs southwest from South Church to the Museum of the Rockies on Kagy Boulevard. Highlights: An easy, off-road family ride in town; duck ponds; Museum of the Rockies. Tread: Wide gravel path on old railroad bed.

The Gallagator Trail has official access points at the corner of South Church and Story Street, on east Garfield, on South Willson just south of Grant Street, on South Third just north of Kagy Boulevard, and at the Museum of the Rockies. Many other informal paths and openings allow access from neighborhoods on both sides of the trail. Let’s start at the corner of Story and South Church and work our way south."

"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 at the base of Peets’ Hill and crosses several bridges over Sourdough Creek and Mathew Bird Creek. The trail ends at a picnic area by the Museum of the Rockies. There are several street crossings along the route."

Gallagator Linear Trail Reviews

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Bring the kids, a picnic, and a bike lock. Start in town, stop at the climbing rock for some fun bouldering, and then enjoy the Museum of the Rockies before biking back. The trail is suitable for kids of all ages and even smooth enough for bike-a-longs and trailers.

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Bozeman Chamber of Commerce (406) 586-5421, 1-800-228-4225
Local Contacts
U.S.G.S. Bozeman
Local Maps

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Jul 2018