Ophir School Trail is a 2.7 mile point-to-point trail located near Gallatin Gateway, MT and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Easy path for all seasons--great starting point for longer adventures Ophir School Trail is a paved path following the highway with very little elevation gain and accesses to several other trails along the way. The trail views the Gallatin River and the canyon hillsides. Big Horn Sheep and Moose are frequently spotted in this area, and fly-fishing is a popular pasttime. Soldier's Chapel and local shops provide interesting stops along the way. This trail is a great starting point for longer excursions to any of the three connecting trails or an easy excercise route. The trail is fully open to the elements with no tree cover.