Emerald Lake Trail

MODERATE 39 reviews
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Emerald Lake Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
8.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1978 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

fly fishing

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

horseback riding

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

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Beautiful, well maintained trail. Emerald Lake was gorgeous. Would do it again...

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Awesome trail, heck of a workout and well worth it!

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4 months ago

Steady hike. Tons of mosquitoes!

4 months ago

Lots of mosquitoes at the top so bring bug spray, but overall one of my most favorite hikes!

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5 months ago

Full of snow right now. At least 7 miles are covered by multiple feet of snow. Lake is still frozen too. Gorgeous mountain views on the way.