Drinking Horse Mountain Trail

MODERATE 177 reviews
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Drinking Horse Mountain Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
583 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. The trail is steep, and it is easiest to go counter-clockwise. Great views of Bridger Canyon and the Gallatin Valley.

12 days ago

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21 days ago

Some spots are very inclined and very easy to slip but overall it’s not that difficult. Not too long either.

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1 month ago

Easy trail with a longer, less steep option and a steeper, shorter option. Both paths are very nice and not super steep. A pretty short hike with great elevation and views from up top. Lots of off leash doggos- might be good info for those who plan to bring their pups. Overall, a pleasant and brief afternoon hike that is only 5 miles from Bozeman city center.

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1 month ago

Not sure why it's rated moderate but this was a very easy nice hike to do and gives you a great view of bozeman! it's a little less crowded than the M hike too which is nice!

1 month ago

Nice hike but beware, there are many dogs on the trail hiking far out in front of their irresponsible owners who are uninterested in controlling their four legged hiking partners. Rules state that pets must be leashed or under DIRECT voice control, please adhere.

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1 month ago

Saw a bear and two moose, quick, easy and local hike!

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2 months ago

They made a real nice walkable trail. They could have made it shorter but...two trails! I'm starting to be amazed by people who make trail. That bridge?! That bridge?! That was amazing.

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2 months ago

Beautiful trial, but make sure you come prepared if you're out of shape- like me. My only complaint is hat it had a lot of loose, large rocks on the main trail (especially towards the top). I rolled my ankle on the way down.

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