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Palisade Falls

Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Great paved hike even with kids

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

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Familytravelers2013
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Ubud, Indonesia
Nice Side Trip

Perfect short hike on a paved trail to dramatic waterfall. Trail is .7 miles with a slight (10-20... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
davemanly
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Duxbury, MA
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  • Average4%
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“paved trail” (28 reviews)
“easy hike” (36 reviews)
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Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman, MT
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Reviewed today

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

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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive up to Palisades Falls. Enjoy views of the lake on the way that is used by paddleboarders and kayaks. Enjoy the scenery on the way. Great new parking lot with nice toilet if needed and tables for a picnic. The walk is 1.4 miles...More

1  Thank Diana B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to add to what everyone else has said, but take a bottle of water and enjoy the paved walk to a very crowded base of a tall falls. Everyone brings dogs with them these days and they are not generally leashed and they are...More

2  Thank DermDude1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk is about one mile uphill. Those younger and in shape did this easily but it was tough for us seniors.

3  Thank Ron K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Palisade Falls every summer at least twice a summer. It is one of my prime destinations to take my visitors to. My family has driven up Hyalite Canyon to Hyalite Dam and camped by the waters during to escape what to us...More

1  Thank preterist
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every local suggested we go to Hyalite Canyon. It is a close drive from Bozeman and very beautiful. The lake is gorgeous and a few more miles up the road is a beautiful waterfall. You can climb very close to the falls. Not a difficult...More

1  Thank Greg F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paved all the way with a slight uphill climb old young out of shape this is for you and the falls is beautiful

1  Thank Mukgo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many people of all skills levels would be successful on this hike. It is paved in part and has a mostly gradual incline with a waterfall at the end!! It's a fairly short hike (a little over a mile roundtrip) as well so that adds...More

Thank Nancy H
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Eryca S
5 July 2018|
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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
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robbyn168
9 March 2018|
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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
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