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Gallatin National Forest

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This vast and scenic area epitomizes the landscape of Montana: snowy peaks,...

This vast and scenic area epitomizes the landscape of Montana: snowy peaks, alpine meadows and dramatic canyons.

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US$92.00*
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Full Day Rafting on the Yellowstone River
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US$46.00*
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2 Hour Rafting on the Yellowstone River

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Eagle Creek Campground..loved it!

My husband and I couldn't get into the Mammoth Hot Springs Campground in Yellowstone National Park so we ended up going back into town (turn off on Second St near the gas station... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 April 2016
Jessie S
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I couldn't get into the Mammoth Hot Springs Campground in Yellowstone National Park so we ended up going back into town (turn off on Second St near the gas station) and staying at the Eagle Creek campground in the Gallatin National Forest. Way better campground, beautiful views and woke up to a small herd of bison in... More 

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Warren, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

We noticed an advert for the trail is the Big Sky visitor's guide. The trail is fine gravel and flat. The only issue might be the steepness of the trail in some places. The thinner air combined with this might be a challenge for some. We are not hikers & not in the best of shape and got along fine.... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

We spent a few hours in Hyalite Peak in Gallatin National Forest. Beautiful lush forests and almost no other visitors. The temperature was 74F on our visit at noon. You will have ample opportunities for pictures as the scenic views are outstanding. You can either bike, or drive your way through the park. Lots of area's for picnics or quiet... More 

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Escalon, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Went to Gallatin National Forest with friends & had a wonderful time. We went to Hyalite Lake where we had a relaxing lunch while our dogs swam in the cool water on the hot day. The lake was beautiful with the snow capped mountains in the background. Great place to spend a hot day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Have been here many, many times while visiting Bozeman for hikes with son and his family that live there. Absolutely beautiful place. The hikes, the falls, the lake area and breathtaking scenery. This last trip the park was still closed due to snow and rock slides but we walked to the Practice Rock area and came back later in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

This gem is not well advertised...maybe locals want to keep tourists away!! Gallatin Nat'l Forest is huge, and PART of Gallatin is huge 34,000 Hyalite Canyon. Go south on 19th street in Bozeman and drive 5 miles to Hyalite Canyon Road. There IS a small sign! There is a map a bit down that will show different areas of interest.... More 

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