Trail Run Project Logo

Gallatin National Forest

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Recommended Routes in Gallatin National Forest - 35

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite Lava Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Lava Lake Trail

5.7 mi 9.1 km 1,581' Up 481.85 m Up 1,579' Down 481.15 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Mountain goat
Difficult

Bridger Ridge Traverse

18.7 mi 30.1 km 4,060' Up 1237.47 m Up 6,840' Down 2084.7 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite View of the valley
Difficult

Pine Creek Lake

10.4 mi 16.7 km 3,391' Up 1033.58 m Up 3,391' Down 1033.51 m Down

Livingston, MT
Favorite A steel suspension bridge (built in 1936) that crosses the Yellowstone River.
Difficult

Black Canyon of the Yellowstone

12.9 mi 20.7 km 1,545' Up 471 m Up 2,036' Down 620.5 m Down

Mammoth…, WY
Favorite Hyalite basin
Intermediate

Hyalite Peak

15.0 mi 24.1 km 3,245' Up 989.1 m Up 3,245' Down 988.98 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Spring Leaves
Difficult

Wilson Peak

12.5 mi 20.1 km 4,164' Up 1269.08 m Up 4,163' Down 1268.88 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite The Gallatin Mountain Range from the Gallatin Divide
Difficult

Gallatin Crest Trail

23.7 mi 38.1 km 5,046' Up 1537.98 m Up 3,626' Down 1105.35 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Ousel Falls
Intermediate

Ousel Falls

1.6 mi 2.5 km 260' Up 79.21 m Up 260' Down 79.34 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Granite Peak from the South ridge of Conical Peak.
Difficult

Trespass-Sweetgrass-Cottonwood Loop

23.1 mi 37.1 km 6,840' Up 2084.96 m Up 6,844' Down 2086.01 m Down

Livingston, MT

Gallatin National Forest Running

  • 2,748 Miles 4,423 Kilometers of Trail
  • 35 Recommended Routes
  • 57 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 228 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 195 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Share what you know about this area!

Areas Within Gallatin National Forest

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Gallatin National Forest - 445

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Beehive Basin Trail #40
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT 15 
10.7 mi 17.3 km #2Sky Rim Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.4 mi 8.7 km #3East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail #434
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
15.8 mi 25.4 km #4Yellowstone River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
4.1 mi 6.6 km #5Cottonwood Lake
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
6.6 mi 10.6 km #6Corbly Gulch Trail #544
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
9.1 mi 14.7 km #7Buffalo Horn Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
10.0 mi 16.1 km #8Trespass Creek Trail
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
24.6 mi 39.7 km #9Bangtail Divide Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
40.3 mi 64.9 km #10Yellowstone / Grand Teton Rail Trail - S Fork Rd to Warm River…
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT

Photos of Gallatin National Forest - 288

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

Wounded Man Lake.
Apr 25, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
The Down River Ski Loop goes right along the Madison River for a good ways.
May 2, 2016 near West Ye…, MT
Looking west just south of Rattlesnake Butte at sunset.
Apr 24, 2016 near Gardiner, MT
Hanging out on a rick looking at Lava Lake.
Jun 16, 2021 near Big Sky, MT
Lava Lake
Jun 16, 2021 near Big Sky, MT
Flag trees with Sacagawea Peak in the background
Jul 30, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
On the Sky Rim Trail, looking west toward Dailey Pass.
May 7, 2016 near Big Sky, MT
Mountain goat
Apr 23, 2015 near Bozeman, MT