Palisade Falls

Hyalite Canyon, 15 mi. SE of Bozeman

photo: Palisade Falls. Photo by B.J. Curtis.

Length: 0.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: 15 miles southeast of Bozeman, MT.
State(s): Montana
Counties: Gallatin
Longitude: -110.93866
Latitude: 45.46818

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Popular .5 mile nature trail, fully accessible and paved, providing views to Palisade Falls. Picnic area and accessible vault toilet at trailhead.

Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 7%
Maximum Grade: 18%
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.

Trail management:
Jonathan Kempff
Gallatin National Forest
10 East Babcock
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-6732
[email protected]

Trail management:
Brian McNeil
US Forest Service
3710 Fallon St., Suite C
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 522-2520
[email protected]



Trail marker. Photo by B.J. Curtis.

Trail marker. Photo by B.J. Curtis.

Palisade Falls. Photo by B.J. Curtis.

Palisade Falls. Photo by B.J. Curtis.


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