Ousel Falls Trail

Ousel Falls

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.

Round Trip Mileage: 1.6 from Ousel Falls Trailhead, 5.6 from Town Center
Difficulty: easy
Surface: gravel
Uses: hike, bike, equestrian (horses allowed from trailhead to junction of First Yellow Mule Trail)
Parking: parking lot at Ousel Falls Trailhead off of Ousel Falls Road
Seasons: year round (trail can be icy in the winter, snowshoes or Yaktraks are recommended)
Dog Policy: dogs allowed on-leash
Amenities: outhouse, benches, picnic tables, self-guided interpretive hike, fishing access

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