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Recommended Routes in Gallatin National Forest - 16

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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.
Intermediate/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 Sunset on M2M
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 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 Nice outing on the volpe, fun and sporty 10/10.
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 Sunset on M2M
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 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
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 View south, looking out over Bozeman & Story Hill
Intermediate/Difficult

Sypes Canyon to Middle Cottonwood

7.6 mi 12.3 km 2,331' Up 710.55 m Up 2,076' Down 632.85 m Down

Bozeman, MT

Gallatin National Forest Biking

  • 618 Miles 995 Kilometers of Trail
  • 16 Recommended Routes
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 40 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 28 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Gallatin National Forest - 63

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6.1 mi 9.9 km #1West Pine Creek #139
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, MT
3.5 mi 5.7 km #2Eightmile Trail #132
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
1.0 mi 1.6 km #3Mystic Lake Cutoff #430
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Riverside Trail
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
5.4 mi 8.7 km #5East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
4.2 mi 6.8 km #6Minnie Wapiti Trail #203
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
3.6 mi 5.9 km #7North Dry Divide #135
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
8.4 mi 13.5 km #8Buffalo Horn Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
6.1 mi 9.7 km #9Ramshorn Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.7 mi 9.2 km #10Upper South Fork
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT

Photos of Gallatin National Forest - 94

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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
Top of Stone Climb on the Bangtail Divide.
May 16, 2017 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
Sunset on M2M
Aug 27, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
Nice outing on the volpe, fun and sporty 10/10.
Jun 23, 2021 near Bozeman, MT
Spring Flowers and Storm Castle
Sep 17, 2018 near Four Co…, MT