Middle Cottonwood Trail

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  • Address: Saddle Mountain Rd Jeep Trail, Bozeman, MT 59715, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, Family And Kids

One of the hiking trails close to Bozeman is the Middle Cottonwood Trailhead. This is one of the high-difficulty hiking trails near town. Wildflowers are a common occurrence in the spring and summer months here. You will often see dogs hiking along the route with their owners. The route is parallel to the Middle Cottonwood Creek. It ends at the summit of the Saddle Peak. Most of the climb towards the mountain is quite steep and exhausting. However, there are boulders on which you can rest for a while if you feel too exhausted. This trail can be accessed all year long.

Middle Cottonwood Trail Travel Tips

  • Wear sturdy shoes and warm clothes while hiking here.

How to Reach Middle Cottonwood Trail

  • You can hire a taxi or car to get here.

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  • Middle Cottonwood Trail Address: Saddle Mountain Rd Jeep Trail, Bozeman, MT 59715, USA, United States
  • Middle Cottonwood Trail Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Middle Cottonwood Trail(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Middle Cottonwood Trail: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 1.08% of people who visit Bozeman include Middle Cottonwood Trail in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Middle Cottonwood Trail visit around 4 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Middle Cottonwood Trail

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Middle Cottonwood Trail

People normally club together Montana Grizzly Encounter and Bridger Bowl Ski Area while planning their visit to Middle Cottonwood Trail.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Middle Cottonwood Trail Reviews & Ratings

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  • Great place for multi use! Great for dirt biking, hiking and horse back riding. I have used this trail for over twenty years. Still the same!

  • Beautiful place. Friendly people. Great climb

  • This is a beautiful summer trail and is easily my dog's favorite. It follows the creek up the valley with several crossings along the way. Around 3 miles up the trail opens up to some amazing vistas. The snow sticks around well into spring so be prepared.

  • Nice scenic trail running next to a creek. Heavily used though.

  • Unfortunately this trail seems to have become a canine toilet littered with poop. I actually counted 11 bags lying on the trail or just off the side of the trail on an early morning hike as well as numerous piles unbaged. The flowers are beautiful, the sound of the creek harmonious and it is a nice place to hike.

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