Fall in Montana is a beautiful time of year. If you want to see all of the spectacular fall colors, here are the best places to go around Bozeman.


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    Hyalite Canyon

    Hylaite Canyon is just a short drive from Bozeman, and a great place to take it some breathtaking fall foliage.

    Photo Credit: Jesse Ropelato
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    Bridger Canyon

    Bridger Canyon is another great place to go to check out the colors of fall. If you're lucky, you might even run into a black bear scavenging for food stocking up for the long winter ahead.

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    Paradise Valley

    The Paradise Valley south of Livingston is a great place to take in sights of the changing seasons. There is also a lot of wildlife in the Paradise Valley this time of year, so you never know what you'll see.

    Photo Credit: Jesse James
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    Gallatin River Canyon

    The Gallatin River Canyon runs from Gallatin Gateway to West Yellowstone. It's a beautiful drive any time of year, but especially in the fall. Be careful if you plan on making the drive. Big Horn Sheep and Moose are known to frequent the area.

    Photo Credit: Jesse Ropelato
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    Cottonwood Canyon

    Cottonwood Canyon is just south of Bozeman and offers great opportunities to take in sights of fall foliage. It's also a great place to get in a couple of hikes before winter sets in.

    Photo Credit: Scott Souhrada