Ousel Falls Road Trail

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Ousel Falls Road Trail is a 1.8 mile point-to-point trail located near Gallatin Gateway, Montana that features a great forest setting 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.

1.8 miles
114 feet
Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly



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A leisurely path connecting the Big Sky community to a wonderful recreation area Ousel Falls Road Trail is a well-maintained path connecting Ousel Falls Park to the meadow community of Big Sky. This is a great trail for exercise or as an extention of the Ousel Falls Park Trail. Picnic tables are placed at two look-out points making for a nice lunch stop and excellent view. Many people enjoy this trail because it is easily accessible, close to home, and a nice length for various abilities and activities.

3 months ago

Fantastic trail, beautiful falls. Well maintained, nothing crazy with the elevation.

8 months ago

great short hike in the winter! beautiful weather today. freshly flocked trees and everything

Saturday, November 05, 2016

My family and I hike here often. It's an easy trail and very enjoyable. Too much traffic for our taste, so we try to hit it during the off seasons. Great views and places to picnic.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Great hike!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Beautiful falls! Beware for those coming from lower elevations or breathing problems, there are some steep areas of the trail. Otherwise, just a nice short walk in the woods. Our friends loved it.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Nice hike from the town center of Big Sky, MT to the Ousel Falls trailhead.

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Really fun hike if you like waterfalls :)

Friday, June 05, 2015

Very easy with amazing waterfall at the end! Good bang for your hike.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Quick and easy, and really not that far outside of Big Sky.
The falls freeze nicely during the winter, so some climb it. I wouldn't recommend it lately as it hasn't frozen very well at the base the last few years.

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