Ophir School Trail is a 8.5 kilometer out and back trail located near Gallatin Gateway, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 8.5 km Elevation Gain: 46 m Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly


mountain biking

nature trips


bird watching


wild flowers

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.

Sat Sep 05 2015

Nice trail with some beautiful scenery along the path.

9 months ago

Tue May 22 2018