Ousel Falls Park Trail

#8 of 277 trails in Gallatin National Forest

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Ousel Falls Park Trail is a 1.7 mile out and back trail located near Big Sky, Montana that features a waterfall. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October.

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2 Completed 3 Reviews

I like to hike this trail with a dinner basket and a bottle of wine on a summer evening...There are picnic tables at the falls and the cool air coming off the water pair well with the sounds of nature.

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2 Completed 3 Reviews

I like to hike this trail with a dinner basket and a bottle of wine on a summer evening...There are picnic tables at the falls and the cool air coming off the water pair well with the sounds of nature.

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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Easy hike that gives you great views of a spur of the Gallatin River, and great views of the falls. Shaded throughout, and manageable in the winter. Great after-work evening hike!

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8 Completed 7 Reviews

Simple hike with great views of the river throughout the majority of the hike. Well maintained, a tree had fallen and on the trail and when we passed the spot again they had someone out there cutting the tree up from blocking the trail.

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22 Completed 12 Reviews

This trail may only be 3/4 of a mile, but there are many truly breath-taking scenes packed into that short distance. Be sure to pick up the interpretive trail guide available at the trailhead. The guide coincides with numbered posts along the way. Take your time, and enjoy this natural treasure!!!

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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Was a great little hike to take the kids on! Would do it again anytime! So peaceful and very easy for my two year old too!

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14 Completed 12 Reviews

This was so much fun. Short little trail but was kind of perilous as everything was iced over still with lots of snow. We're talking SHEETS of ice on the switch-back corners and no way possible to use the stairs by the falls, had to improvise. I rated the conditions and difficulty as I did only due to the weather and ice conditions. If it were later in the year I imagine it would be much easier. I do believe the conditions were part of what I loved so much about the hike though. The falls were half frozen and amazing, the rock walls were breathtaking. So glad I was shown this trail.

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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Awesome place to let the kids explore nature. Beautiful and easy, so it keeps the kids entertained.

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