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Gallatin Riverside Trail

photo: Finner on the trail. Photo by David Tucker.

Length: 2.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Follows Gallatin River north of Big Sky, MT., In Gallatin National Forest, 25 mi. S of Bozeman on Squaw Creek Road 2 mi. off US 191.
State(s): Montana
Counties: Gallatin
Longitude: -111.22332
Latitude: 45.44122

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Scenic opportunity to hike along the Gallatin River, watch wildlife, fish and wave to rafters and kayakers floating by.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 8%
Maximum Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 5,600
Elevation High Point: 5,600
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Jonathan Kempff
Gallatin National Forest
10 East Babcock
Bozeman , MT 59715
(406) 587-6732

Brian McNeil
3710 Fallon Street, Suite C
Bozeman , MT 59718
(406) 522-2520



Finner on the trail. Photo by David Tucker.

Finner on the trail. Photo by David Tucker.


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