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Best trails in Bozeman

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Looking for a great trail near Bozeman, Montana? AllTrails has 68 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Missouri Headwaters State Park or Madison Buffalo Jump State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Langhor Park or Bogert Park. Ready for some activity? There are 34 moderate trails in Bozeman ranging from 1.4 to 30.8 miles and from 4,816 to 9,655 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bozeman
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#1 - Drinking Horse Mountain Trail
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
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.Show more
#2 - Sacagawea Peak
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
Please note that the road leading to the trailhead is very rough. This route might require 4WD and good ground clearance.Show more
#3 - M Trail
Bozeman, Montana
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Really fun trail with beautiful views of the valley and mountains to the south. Lots of dogs, kid friendly. Nice views of the city.Show more
#4 - Palisade Falls
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 36 m
Palisade Falls is a 1.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#5 - Sypes Canyon
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
Sypes Canyon is a 6.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bestShow more
#6 - Hyalite Creek Trail to Hyalite Lake
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 51 m
Please note that trails in this area/roads leading to the trailheads are often closed well into May for snowy conditions. Please check with the Gallatin National Forest for more information if visitinShow more
#7 - Triple Tree Trail
Bozeman, Montana
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Triple Tree Trail is a 5.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bozeman, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#8 - Emerald Lake Trail
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
As of 5/28/19, hikers report that the FR 3163 is closed right at East Fork and FR 62 to Grotto Falls. This will add some distance to your overall hike.Show more
#9 - Baldy Peak Summit
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 6 h 48 m
Baldy Mountain is a very popular hiking destination in the Bridger Range north of Bozeman, Montana. A hike to the top takes you through some beautiful forested areas to an exposed ridge above the treeShow more
#10 - Fairy Lake via Fairy Creek Trail
Custer Gallatin National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
NOTE: As of May 19, 2020, users have reported that the Gate is closed about 2.5 miles before the trailhead. The snow is slushy and deep. There are two ways to access Fairy Lake. The route shown hereShow more
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