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hiking
8 days ago

loved this hike. beautiful views. has a real easy incline.

hiking
12 days ago

The road leading to the trailhead was closed off, added an extra mile both ways. Great hike! The falls were beautiful.

hiking
20 days ago

An easy short hike. Went on Christmas and was not disappointed by the the giant frozen waterfall.

hiking
28 days ago

Love this hike. Good for kids. All year round availability. Crisp mountain air. Wildlife/birds abound. Would love to ice climb the falls one year. Awesome photo ops.

Great little short hike. It’s gorgeous and you can access it fairly quickly on a paved road. You can crank this out pretty quickly - we did it in just over an hour and that included slowdowns for icy bridges and a dog who loves to stop and sniff everything that’s ever existed. Totally recommend!

hiking
3 months ago

Did this the weekend after Labor Day and it was an instant favorite. The top is the payoff - moderately steep switchbacks with stunning views lead to a rock formation with super cool caves, keyholes and a summit rock with outrageous views. If you’re in shape it’s a quick 2.5-3 hours up and down. Highly recommend!

Well worth the climb! Stopped at several of the offshoots to check out the views.

great for small kids

hiking
4 months ago

Stunning views for the duration of this trail.

walking
4 months ago

Nice short hike. Picnic tables etc. at trailhead parking lot. Very pretty. Good hike for families and people who have difficulties on unimproved trails.

Great place to dump your trash. Anita is always there to clean it up. Be sure to give her a wave as you walk past her house on the way to the falls. I like to leave plastic water bottles along the way so they're there for the next time I come through.

hiking
4 months ago

Did this hike on the 4th of July, very rewarding! Narrow so if taking young kids I would plan to pack them

hiking
4 months ago

This is a very good hike. We had just gotten off the plane when we hiked it so it seemed harder than it really is. I loved how there were lookout points along the way that you could stop at and just take in the view. The changes in terrain were also very cool. Of course the finale at the top was amazing. The view and the rock formations up there are definitely worth sticking it out.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful views of the valley, and nicely shaded!

hiking
4 months ago

Such a stunning view at the top! It’s absolutely worth the trip up!

I love this hike. It is shaded a loop is always nice to do and I find it very relaxing. A little secret is of you park in the parking lot you have about a mile hike across a field before you even get to the trail head. So many people turn in by the homes and Park alongside the road and start right at the trailhead!
If I had to post a negative some times bikers come flying down the trail with not a lot of regard for others but usually they are decent. Try it! I’m sure it will become a favorite!! This is probably my favorite hike in Bozeman

Great trail for a run! Beautiful views of the Bridgers and some views of town as well.

Its truly 5 miles even.... great views, great hike.....

Great hike to the falls. Past the falls gets steep and rocky as you head up to the lake. Definitely will be back for an overnight.

Short. Asphalt surface. Nice waterfall!

Yes.
Pine Creek Falls are well worth the hike although as the property owner of the property the access road passes through to get to the falls this attraction can be a pain in the butt.
Hikers/tourists need to take care to read the posted signs & quit trespassing on private property.
Forest service public ground does not start until you cross the final cattle guard!!
The littering discarded on our place is also an issue. People stop throwing your trash out your windows. I'm sure you wouldn't appreciate me throwing my trash in your yard so don't do it in mine!!
If you don't like my comments then start respecting private property & I won't have to address these issues like I shouldn't have to anyway. RESPECT OTHER PEOPLE & THEIR PROPERTY OR STAY AWAY!

Nice steady climb up following switchbacks. Somewhat rocky making for loose footing at times. Views and several lookout areas on way up. At top, a neat natural rocky arch. Had lunch with quite aggressive chipmunks. No fear. Hikers in front of us encountered a deer. At bottom visit stream across from parking area to cool off.

hiking
5 months ago

Great workout hike with steady uphill throughout. Saw this trail mentioned as a great kids hike in a local magazine but after hiking it, I would hesitate to bring children here. It is challenging enough you might end up carrying them but more because of the steep drop offs and narrow trails throughout. Keep a close eye on kids if you do bring them. Amazing views at the top.

Fairly easy and mostly shaded walk. Uneven path with bolders and tree roots that might trip up young ones. The access road is paved and narrow. Would walk it again.

beautiful hike.lots of water in the creek.huckleberru season.

walking
5 months ago

Nice walk up and away from downtown Bozeman.

Nice walking path off the streets of downtown Bozeman. Nice view at the top of well paved and well traveled trail.

5 months ago

Was a great hike! Waterfall is really beautiful! Wow!

hiking
5 months ago

Great views the whole way up and down, trail is very well kept. Definitely a climb but the view is worth it

5 months ago

I didn’t actually love that it was paved, but it would be great for families with kids and strollers. The waterfall at the end was very pretty and offers the chance to scramble up to get closer to the foot of it if you choose.

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