Scenery on Route US-191 in Gallatin National Forest

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The Gallatin National Forest is located in south Montana, and north/northwest of the famous Yellowstone National Park. The forest has an approximate area of 7,300 square kilometers, and is part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

The US-191 route from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in Montana cuts through part of the Gallatin National Forest which includes the Gallatin mountain range. The route offers about 63 miles of scenic views when traveling out from Yellowstone National Park to the northeast, and is also the road to Big Sky Ski Resort, the second largest ski resort in the United States.

Below are images taken from US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest.

The Gallatin National Forest view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
The Gallatin River moves downstream near a rocky canyon in Gallatin National Forest. This area is located near the intersection of US-191 route and Elk Horn Road.
The Gallatin National Forest with Gallatin River view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
A hill in Gallatin National Forest seen from US-191 route.
The scenic route US-191 in Gallatin National Forest.
Hillside seen from US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest.
The Gallatin National Forest with Gallatin River view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
The Gallatin National Forest view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana. This image is viewing to the south.
Some vegetation in Gallatin National Forest with Gallatin River view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
Some vegetation in Gallatin National Forest with Gallatin River view taken from US-191 route between West Yellowstone and Gallatin Gateway, Montana.
The US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest when looking to the southeast.
The US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest near Elkhorn Ranch.
The entrance of Elkhorn Ranch in Gallatin National Forest.
The US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest when looking northwest.
The Gallatin River moves downstream near a rocky canyon in Gallatin National Forest. This area is located near the intersection of US-191 route and Elk Horn Road.
The Gallatin River moves downstream near a rocky canyon in Gallatin National Forest. This area is located near the intersection of US-191 route and Elk Horn Road.
The Gallatin River in Gallatin National Forest.
Some vegetation near Gallatin River in Gallatin National Forest.
Some vegetation near Gallatin River in Gallatin National Forest.
Some vegetation near Gallatin River in Gallatin National Forest.
The US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest.
The Gallatin National Forest seen from US-191 route.
The US-191 route in Gallatin National Forest.

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