Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Range is home to a petrified forest and is an important wildlife corridor, bordering Yellowstone National Park. 

Custer Gallatin National Forest Fat-Biking
Daley, Marna
New options for wide-tired riders. Read more >>
Ramshorn Peak, Gallatin Range
Tucker, David
Climbing high in Paradise Valley. Read more >>
Electric Peak, Gallatin Range, Paradise Valley
Turiano, Thomas
Climbing Electric Peak. Read more >>
Great Grey Owl, Montana Raptors,
Lee, Barbara
Montana's wisest bird of prey. Read more >>
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The Gallatin Range is home to large numbers of endangered species and ancient petrified forests. Read more >>
Hyalite reservoir, fishing near Bozeman, mountain biking trails
Knight, Phil
A guide to Bozeman's playground Read more >>
Turiano, Thomas
The second-highest point in the Spanish Peaks is neither named nor assigned an elevation on any National Forest or USGS map. Read more >>
Goodman, Cameron
Winter’s just around the corner, and it’s a given that dedicated skiers in southwest Montana will hunt down a few turns before the season gets started. Read more >>
Stone, Robert
The Porcupine Creek Trail begins near the Gallatin River and climbs nine miles up to its headwaters in Onion Basin at the Gallatin-Yellowstone Divide. En route, the trail gains more than 3,000 feet to the basin and Gallatin Crest Trail along the ridge. Read more >>
Turiano, Thomas
After a successful ascent of Mount Blackmore in 1872, members of the Hayden Survey were very intrigued by the craggy gorge at the head of Middle Canyon, which is today’s Hyalite Canyon. Geologist Albert C. Peale, best known for his exhaustive study of Yellowstone geothermal features, wrote: Read more >>
England, Mike
“If you get buried down there and die,” Kent asks, “what do you want inscribed on your tombstone?” Read more >>
Stone, Robert
The Hidden Lakes are a series of eight high mountain lakes in the Gallatin Range between Bozeman and Big Sky. The chain of lakes, at the base of a ridge, rests at an altitude of 9,000 feet. The Hidden Lakes Trail begins above 8,000 feet and follows a ridge with spectacular vistas. Read more >>
Krueger, Ryan
It’s springtime in southwest Montana, but for those willing to work for it, ski season isn’t even close to finished. We’ve handpicked a few of our favorite spring ski locations so that you to can enjoy what’s left from a long winter. Read more >>
pierre, Michael
Over the past several years, my friend Ted Border and I attempted to climb all of the named peaks in the Hyalite range. After our successful ascent of Fridley Peak in July of 2005, we felt like we had accomplished our goal. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Hyalite… the Wild Rockies… land of frozen falls, bristling buttes, U-shaped valleys of glacial grace. We are headed deep into the heart of it, in search of solid, vertical water—also known as ice. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Joe Gutkoski knows the Gallatin Range as well as anyone. After leaving the military, he worked for the Forest Service for 32 years, including 13 as a smoke jumper. He retired from the Forest Service in 1982. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Next time you look south of Bozeman, to the mountains that border our beautiful valley, consider what you are seeing. Read more >>
Turiano, Thomas
Gazing into the Madison Range from Bozeman, Montana, one is gratified by an excellent view of the jagged Spanish Peaks. However, there is only frustration when attempting to see beyond the high, forested foothills into the core of the Gallatin Range. Read more >>
Harrison, Melynda
Go to your bosom:Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.—William Shakespeare Read more >>
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