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Relatively easy walk to beautiful falls

Located south of Bozeman, Montana in the Gallatin National Forest - about a 30-40 minute drive from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Woodbury, Minnesota
Easily accesible

Normally, I avoid paved nature walks, but I am glad I made an exception for Palisade Falls. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located south of Bozeman, Montana in the Gallatin National Forest - about a 30-40 minute drive from the city. The drive itself is scenic, up a canyon/valley with a river and lake along the way. From the parking lot (which had plenty if spaces) you...More

Thank Doc_Cody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally, I avoid paved nature walks, but I am glad I made an exception for Palisade Falls. The walk is easy, although all uphill (and then down, of course), completely paved and handicap accessible, and can be enjoyed by families with strollers and people with...More

3  Thank Deborah1150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, this is a Really wonderful waterfall. Not only is the waterfall lovely, but also the rock strata around it is neat and the hike is lovely. The hike is only .7 of a mile and it is all paved! It is pretty much all...More

1  Thank Fran4747
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite the hike for a novis! .7 mile switchback blacktop trail to the waterfall, but well worth it! Beautifu and serene. Glad we did it..

1  Thank MeeMom4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeking outdoor time on a hot day we chose Hyalite Canyon off Cottonwood Road south of Bozeman The road gets more primitive and gravel as you approach the Palisades Falls. There is adequate parking near the falls walkway. This is a gradual uphill climb not...More

Thank MaryEli666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took about 40 minutes to drive to trailhead from downtown. Beautiful scenery. Once we were to the trailhead there was about a mile hike to the waterfall. It had some moderate inclines. At the waterfall you can climb right up to it- it is...More

1  Thank kbab1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This easy hike to a beautiful waterfall is well worth your time. Many families are on this "hike". It is paved to the top, and suitable for strollers or motorized wheelchairs. It is a lovely waterfall.

1  Thank connyp561
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Short hike. The falls are gorgeous! Kids loved climbing the rocks. Paved the entire way. Super easy for all!

1  Thank Familytravelers2013
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect short hike on a paved trail to dramatic waterfall. Trail is .7 miles with a slight (10-20 degree) uphill climb. Once at the falls there is a rocky climb to the water. Great hike with kids. To get there need to drive past the...More

Thank davemanly
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The trail starts at a paved parking lot with picnic tables nearby. The hike up to the falls is paved, and is less than a mile. It is an easy hike with a very picturesque spot at the end. It was definitely worth it

1  Thank sdmcandrews
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Eryca S
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Response from Mukgo | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is camping near by get there really early to get a site it is very very busy
9 March 2018|
Response from 877caseyf | Reviewed this property |
I cannot say for sure, but my GUT tells me no. There's been a LOT of snow this winter & when we went LAST FALL it was a muddy, snowy mess...I have no idea for sure, but I am not sure they plow those roads up past the... More