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Stone Creek Trail is a 4.7 mile out and back trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 4.7 mi Elevation gain 541 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Kid friendly

Hiking

Walking

Running

Forest

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The trail is surrounded on all sides by private land, therefore, please stay on the trail.

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Reviews (38)
Photos (13)
Recordings (26)
Completed (71)
Susan H.
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Hiking

A stroll down a dirt road but framed by wildflower covered hills, the sounds of a rushing creek and the wind roaring through the trees. We saw large butterflies and even a Western Tanager. Not much shade, so come prepared. A few bikers but the road is plenty wide for everyone. Private property on both sides, but that doesn't block the spectacular views!

Jeff Howland
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Hiking

More of a dirt road than a trail, but still enjoyable.

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Meggan Polich
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Hiking

A little muddy In spots but overall pretty dry. Great views and not crowded, well worth the little extra drive past the M and a Drinking Horse.

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Hannah Bratterud
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HikingPrivate property
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Quinn Schmidt
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HikingOff trailSnow

Beautiful hike! So easy anyone can do it! Not super steep. It is pretty short and we ended up cutting our hike shorter due to the snow that is still up there. Road to get up there is dry but can make it in any vehicle.

Chase Heiland
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HikingMuddySnow

Nice short hike, pretty easy, and worth the slightly longer drive from the M Trail and Drinking Horse. Still a bit of packed snow on the switchbacks going up and deeper snow on the road up top. Our group cut our hike shorter after hitting the descent on the upper road since it was unknown how much more snow there would. Nice views, will try it again in a month or two.

Lauren Sorteberg
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Hiking

If you couldn’t find the trailhead you didn’t get out of your car. Or see the sign that said trail with an arrow pointing to it. If you thought the trail was just up a private road you didn’t find the trail either. Wonderful views from behind the Bridgers the whole way up. I saw zero houses/cabins except one being build on the road near the trailhead. The fall colors were beautiful. Saw one hiker on the way up and two mountain bikers on the way down. About 2 miles in there were two trail signs for bangtail divide trail. Turned around there as the sun was setting. Mild switchbacks and elevation gain.

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Larissa Fischer
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Hiking

Lovely, short hike close to town! I was a little concerned with finding the trailhead but it was quite simple once you arrive at the parking lot. Just walk up the road a bit and there is the trail on the right.

John Drake
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Hiking

The trail as shown here, is a gravel road. There is another trailhead that goes up the mountain and looks beautiful. My dog and I went about halfway up the road but ran out of shade. Would do this again on a little bit cooler day.

Katie Franklin
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HikingRocky

It’s not a gravel road but you do need to drive down the gravel road a mile to find the trailhead. It’s narrow path with more rocks but quiet, peaceful with gorgeous views of the Bridgers. I only had time to hike in one mile and back but it was worth it and will do it again.

Lindsay Metcalf
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Hiking

To everyone posting that it’s private property and just a gravel road. You obviously didn’t find the trail head. It’s absolutely a trail, with stunning views. It’s national forest. Not private property. See my photos and try again - you will be glad you did.

K Frymier
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HikingPrivate property

Basic walk on a gravel road. It is surrounded on all sides by private land so you cannot stay to investigate. It is quiet and peaceful with wonderful mountains views. We did see several deer who watched us curiously. Good little walk to stretch the legs - not really a hike though.

Gus Ritchey
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just a gravel road. would be good for beginners on bikes

Beth Zeman
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Hiking

Awesome trail

Sarah Ratchen
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Loved this trail! Had great views & lots of fun! I would definitely recommend as a year round solid hike

Travis Walter
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Hiking

There are some beautiful views on this hike, although the trail is a gravel road with private property on both sides. I saw some wildlife on this hike though, and the BMA at the end would be really neat to explore.

Ken Parelius
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Hiking

This hike is basically two miles on a dirt road through private property. It was cool to see the remnants of some old log cabins, but I really just found myself jealous of the people who live back there now. The scenery was pretty, although I probably won't be back as there are quite a few better hikes in the area.

Terri James
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Hiking

The scenery was great, I however didn't like that there were several huge homes along the way, it didn't feel as though I was really "out" on a hike but more like a walk through a wealthy mountain neighborhood. It was an easy hike, the road is a well maintained dirt road. Most of it was out in the open, so it was rather hot. The creek was below us down a very steep hill and there were no trespassing signs all along the way warning not to get off the road so I had a time finding a spot where the dogs could get a cool drink. This is one I probably won't do again, maybe, but on my mountain bike not a hike.

Sandy Archer
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Hiking

If you follow the old road this is an easy walk, nice for family. lot of people use it for skiing in the winter. Nice meadows, old farmhouses and log cabin.

rob felton
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Rossa J.
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Grace Woodrow
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Cherie Barr
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Gabriela B
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Berkley Hudson
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Matthew Grobe
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Stephanie Lindholm
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Dave P.
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