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310 mi 499 km of trail 14 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 32 Trails Hard Trails 26 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Gallatin National Forest - 14

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Favorite Views and wildflowers abound during a crisp springtime ride on the divide.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bangtail Divide - IMBA EPIC

25.0 mi 40.2 km 3,611' Up 1100.51 m Up 3,309' Down 1008.66 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Near the top of Leverich Canyon, you've climbed quite a ways by this point.
Difficult

Leverich Canyon

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,235' Up 376.55 m Up 1,143' Down 348.48 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Gentle climb across Elk Park Meadow nearing the top of Upper South Fork trail
Intermediate

Mountain to Meadow Route

5.8 mi 9.4 km 550' Up 167.74 m Up 1,474' Down 449.41 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Absaroka mts
Difficult

North Dry Creek

14.4 mi 23.2 km 3,044' Up 927.67 m Up 3,043' Down 927.65 m Down

Livingston, MT
Favorite Gentle climb across Elk Park Meadow nearing the top of Upper South Fork trail
Difficult

BIG SKY BIGGIE 2019 50 MILE COURSE

48.7 mi 78.4 km 8,611' Up 2624.65 m Up 8,613' Down 2625.32 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Looking down the Bridger Creek drainage.
Easy/Intermediate

Mystic Lake

20.4 mi 32.8 km 1,473' Up 448.92 m Up 1,472' Down 448.8 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Emerald Lake
Difficult

Emerald Lake

9.2 mi 14.9 km 1,826' Up 556.5 m Up 1,826' Down 556.44 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Spring Flowers and Storm Castle
Difficult

Garnet Mountain Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km 2,290' Up 697.92 m Up 2,290' Down 697.85 m Down

Four Co…, MT

Trails in Gallatin National Forest - 54

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3.5 mi 5.7 km #1Eightmile Trail #132
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
6.1 mi 9.9 km #2West Pine Creek #139
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
5.4 mi 8.7 km #3East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Riverside Trail
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
3.6 mi 5.9 km #5North Dry Divide #135
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Mystic Lake Cutoff #430
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
4.2 mi 6.8 km #7Minnie Wapiti Trail #203
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.7 mi 9.2 km #8Upper South Fork
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
3.0 mi 4.9 km #9Truman Gulch Trail
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
40.3 mi 64.9 km #10Yellowstone / Grand Teton Rail Trail - S Fork Rd to Warm River…
Easy/Intermediate
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy/Intermediate
West Yellowstone, MT
4.2 mi 6.7 km #11Old Gardiner Road
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY
22.7 mi 36.5 km #12Bridger Foothills Trail #534
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
1.8 mi 2.8 km #13Hummocks
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
1.4 mi 2.3 km #14Uplands
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.0 mi 8.1 km #15Sourdough Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Easy/Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
3.8 mi 6.1 km #16Wheeler Gulch
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
2.7 mi 4.3 km #17Ralph's Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
35.0 mi 56.3 km #18CDT: Targhee Pass to Red Rock Pass (MT Sec. 2)
Intermediate/Difficult
West Yellowstone, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
West Yellowstone, MT
8.4 mi 13.6 km #19Second Yellow Mule #42
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.1 mi 8.2 km #20History Rock Trail #424
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT

Photos of Gallatin National Forest - 91

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Views and wildflowers abound during a crisp springtime ride on the divide.
Nov 10, 2016 near Bozeman, MT
The view down Bridger Canyon, toward Bozeman, from the top of the Stone Creek climbing section, about 1 hour of climbing from the trailhead at Stone Creek.
Jun 10, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Heading to the peak, after leaving the road from Goose Creek Trailhead.
Nov 20, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
Near Pika point
Sep 2, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
Top of Stone Climb on the Bangtail Divide.
May 16, 2017 near Bozeman, MT
Lomna Lake view from Wapiti Ridge.
Sep 30, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Gentle climb across Elk Park Meadow nearing the top of Upper South Fork trail
Aug 20, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Sunset on M2M
Aug 27, 2018 near Big Sky, MT