Garnet Mountain Loop

Bozeman, Montana 59718

Garnet Mountain Loop

Garnet Mountain Loop Professional Review and Guide

"Located 17 miles south of Bozeman, in the Squaw Creek drainage on the east side of Gallatin Canyon. Highlights: Rat Lake; a terrific hillclimb workout; stupendous 360-degree views from Garnet Mountain Lookout; 3.2 miles of heart-in-your-mouth (but still fun) singletrack. Tread: 5 miles on open logging road; 1.8 miles on old, closed logging road; 3.1 miles on ATV doubletrack; and 3.2 miles on singletrack."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
1,900 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Technical Difficulty
Physical Difficulty
2 to 3 hours
6,300 feet
Trailhead Elevation
8,200 feet
Top Elevation
Gallatin National Forest (406) 587-6764
Local Contacts
Gallatin National Forest; USGS Garnet Mountain
Local Maps