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South Cottonwood Trail

From You7227.48 Mi
Local TipsWith rain the trail gets muddy between the first and third bridge. The best time to run is June and September.
Created (yyyy-mm-dd)2014-10-17
Created ByMTbrandon
  • Soft
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking
  • Parking
  • Hills
  • Out And Back
Street Crossings
  • None
Max Distance15-39
Volume of Use
  • Low
DescriptionSouth Cottonwood trail is a single-track all dirt trail, on the south side of the Bozeman valley. The trail starts out with a moderately steep set of switch backs for half a mile and then it drops down to the first of 4 bridged creek crossings. The trail will meander along the creek’s sides until it reaches its headwaters. For those without GPS the first bridge is at 1 mile the second bridge is at 2 miles the third bridge is at 2.4 miles and the fourth bridge is at 5 miles. This is a very popular hiking, biking, and running trail so you may run into a few others out enjoying the views.

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