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Ousel Falls Trail
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Ousel Falls Trail

Ousel Falls Trail connects the Big Sky Town Center to Ousel Falls Park. At the entrance of Ousel Falls Park, the trail descends into the South Fork ravine to beautiful Ousel Falls. The trail is named after the Ousel Bird (Cinclus mexicanus), more commonly known as the American Dipper. Interpretive brochures are available at the trailhead.

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Ousel Falls

Parking: Parking lot at Ousel Falls Trailhead off of Ousel Falls Road

Distance

1.6 miles round trip from Ousel Falls Trailhead, 5.6 from Town Center

Difficulty

moderate

Surface

gravel

Uses

hike, bike, snowshoe, equestrian (horses allowed from trailhead to junction of First Yellow Mule Trail)

Dog Policy

dogs allowed on leash

Seasons

year round (trail can be icy in the winter, snowshoes or Yaktraks are recommended)

Amenities

outhouse, benches, picnic tables, self-guided interpretive hike, fishing access

More Trails:

Black Diamond

Crail Ranch

Gallatin Canyon

Hummocks

Kircher

Little Willow Way

Lone Peak

Ousel Falls

Ralph's Pass

South Fork Loop

Uplands

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