Gallatin River

The Gallatin River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 120 mi (193 km long), in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana. It is one of three rivers, along with the Jefferson and Madison, that converge near Three Forks, Montana, to form the Missouri. It rises in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park, in northwestern Wyoming, in the Gallatin Range of the Rocky Mountains. It flows northwest through Gallatin National Forest, past Big Sky, Montana, and joins the Jefferson and Madison approximately 30 mi (48 km) northwest of Bozeman. U.S. Highway 191 follows the river from the Wyoming border to just outside Bozeman. The river was named in July 1805 by Meriwether Lewis at Three Forks. The eastern fork of the three, it was named for Albert Gallatin, the U.S. Treasury…
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The principal feature of this trail is the 6-mile traverse across the western ha…
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Great Hike to a Crystal-Clear Lake Tucked Between Steep Canyon Walls
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Rock Climbing Access in Gallatin Canyon
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Small Target Shooting Area Off Highway
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Roadside Campground Along Gallatin River
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Like It Sounds: Passes by an Old Asbestos Mine
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