Red Cliff Campground - Gallatin National Forest

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  1. samh

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    Jan 23, 2015
    Bozeman, MT
    Name: Red Cliff Campground
    Location: Gallatin National Forest (45.17417, -111.24167)
    Web: http://goo.gl/hA96tB

    Overview:
    Red Cliff Campground is located in the scenic Gallatin Canyon, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest, in Montana. Bozeman is 46 miles north of the campground and West Yellowstone is 45 miles south. The campground is adjacent to the Gallatin River and Highway 191.

    Natural Features:
    The campground sits next to the Gallatin River, at an elevation of 6,200 feet. Most campsites are situated among scattered pine and fir trees. Some sites are located in open meadows further from the river.

    A variety of wildlife makes its home in this scenic canyon. Visitors can often glimpse bald eagles, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, mountain goats, deer and coyotes. Black and grizzly bears also live in the canyon.

    Recreation:
    Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, whitefish and Arctic grayling on the Gallatin River. Rafting and kayaking are popular activities as well.

    Facilities:
    The campground offers single-family campsites, with and without electric hookups. Several sites are also accessible. A day-use group picnic area is available on-site as well, and can accommodate up to 60 people. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

    Nearby Attractions:
    The west entrance to Yellowstone National Park is located 45 miles south of the campground, and Big Sky Ski and Summer Resort is just a 15 minute drive to the North.

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