Garnet Mountain

Type: Backcountry
Length: 3.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Just north of Big Sky, MT., In Gallatin National Forest, 25 mi. S of Bozeman on Squaw Creek Road 2 mi. off US 191.

States: Montana
Counties: Gallatin
Latitude: 45.42651   Longitude: -111.20673

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Strenuous day hike to the top of Garnet Mountain with old fire lookout, now used as a recreational cabin.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 5,600
Elevation High Point: 8,300
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Jonathan Kempff
Gallatin National Forest
10 East Babcock
Bozeman , MT 59715
(406) 587-6732

Information contact:
Brian McNeil
3710 Fallon Street, Suite C
Bozeman , MT 59718
(406) 522-2520



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