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Beautiful drive, amazing hikes

We were on the canyon from Bozeman to Big Sky and from Big Sky to the West Yellowstone entrance of... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
arazi1991
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Alexandria, Virginia
all kinds of hikes

Have hiked all over this area with my kids and friends. All levels of hikes available. highly... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Tiffany K
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Bozeman, Montana
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were on the canyon from Bozeman to Big Sky and from Big Sky to the West Yellowstone entrance of Yellowstone National Park, U.S. highway 191. The scenic drive winds along the Gallatin River which at this spot is fairly quite, go north of Bozeman...More

3  Thank arazi1991
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Have hiked all over this area with my kids and friends. All levels of hikes available. highly recommend the laval lake trail. Bear tooth publishing has a good topo map of the area "Bozeman Area" map for the Northern Gallatin Range, and it shows MTB...More

1  Thank Tiffany K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

With so many things to do, it's hard to choose! Lots of hiking trails (don't forget your bear spray!), pull outs to stop and fish, rafting companies that offer guided river rafting tours and campgrounds to stay at that after a busy day, s'mores around...More

Thank vtultrachick
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Most of the highway follows the rippling Gallatin River almost to West Yellowstone. There're many scenic spots & trails as well as the opportunity to see the Big Sky ski resort. The highway can be quite treacherous during winter due to snow & ice, so...More

Thank Doug E
Reviewed 7 July 2016

very scenic drive average speed is 50 because of the turns in the road. tall pines and many pull offs to stop and marvel at nature.

1  Thank barbaral65
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Remarkable country and endless skylines. Lots of construction work all along Interstate 90. Made the trip a little arduous in June. Also, rest areas could be nicer along the way.

Thank Steve-travels2work
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We enjoyed our trip to the canyon, where you can see the falls way off in the distance. It was the end of the day, and we were very tired, but were very pleased that we didn't skip this site.

2  Thank royt5
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nature was spilling over with beauty. Waterfalls, tall pines amidst boulders and wild flowers, A road winding around a mountain with vistas to take your breath away. The reservoir was clean and pristine with camp sites hidden between the trees where lucky campers could fish...More

Thank Gabriella3546
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We spent a morning driving from Bozeman to Big Sky and back again through the beautiful Gallatin Canyon. The drive actually goes all the way to West Yellowstone but we didn't have time to do it all. The traffic on this road moves at a...More

6  Thank delily
Reviewed 2 June 2016

After experiencing a blizzard in Yellowstone and being informed that many trails remained closed due to snow, we stayed close to Bozeman and really enjoyed Gallatin Canyon. It is both scenic and diverse. Great vistas, great trails, lovely reservoir and lakeside picnic area. We hiked...More

2  Thank Jeffrey S
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barryboa
I have fears of high moutain driving with steep drop offs. Is that what this road is or is it all lower along the river? The entire route on 191 from yellowstone to Bozeman?
20 February 2015|
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Response from 21,226 | Reviewed this property |
Highway 191 follows the river bottom the entire trip from Bozeman to the town of West Yellowstone. Lovely scenic drive that we have done many times. Absolutely no fears of high mountain driving. There are more ups and... More
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Ron G
We are taking a Road Scholar intergeneration trip in Yellowstone from June 21-26. We are considering flying to Bozeman a day early, arriving about noon on June 20 (from the East Coast). We will rent a car and need to be at the Yellowstone River Motel in Gardner by 4:00 PM on June 21 to initiate our Yellowstone tour. Considering Gallatin Canyon tour for a half day on June 20 afternoon and overnight) and a half day (through about noon) on the 21st. Any recommendations would be appreciated.
30 December 2014|
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Response from GeraldWW2 | Reviewed this property |
I have been to the Gallatin Canyon/Valley many times, but never in winter, so I cannot say much. Also, my recommendation is simply to drive it and explore. You can't go wrong. You might want to visit the Big Sky resort... More
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