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Great hike!

This hike is a perfect moderate hike, with the trail going through meadows and then many uphill... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terri A
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Gorgeous. Worth the hike

Well worth the hike up. Beautiful highland meadow and pond. There are more climbs to go. Go up... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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Beehive Basin Rd., Big Sky, MT
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All reviews great hike challenging hike worth the effort wild flowers bring plenty of water take your time beautiful wildflowers worth every step miles round trip late spring full bloom bring bear spray wildflower season hiking poles black beans decent shape all ages
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is a perfect moderate hike, with the trail going through meadows and then many uphill areas. We had sun and some snow showers during our late September hike. Once we were at the summit, it was simply beautiful! A great day for our...More

Thank Terri A
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth the hike up. Beautiful highland meadow and pond. There are more climbs to go. Go up the first small bluff and theres a trail behind it to go higher but that one is not for children or anyone unsteady or faint of heart....More

1  Thank choski76
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Yes this hike is as beautiful as everyone is saying. The wildflowers are amazing We even saw a mouse that was not bothered by humans reasonably close by. She basically was posing for our pictures. Just be aware that although it is only a 1300...More

Thank Karen12350
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was THE most beautiful hike EVER! Challenging but never dangerous. You'll never see more wildflowers! About 6 miles round trip so bring your water, lunch and your iPhone because there's reception at the top of the mountain by the late and you'll want to...More

3  Thank AnneOnTheGo
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Challenging at parts but very doable if you’re somewhat in shape. Beautiful wild flowers along the way and we saw a moose right by the river. We went further than the basin to get higher and a better view. Very steep at parts. Bring plenty...More

1  Thank jjtrotta
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

7.1 mile out and back trail with around 1500’ of elevation gain. It was very petty with most of the meadows filled with wildflowers. We got up to the lake at 8am and didn’t see another person for an hour. The walk back was quite...More

Thank Octlt
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This trail is only about 3 miles (5 km) from the Big Sky resort and has limited parking in the designated area, so many people park along the road for some ways off. The trail is a little over 6 miles (10 km) round-trip, with...More

Thank leahmigala
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Apparently Fox network did a story on this hike to it is very popular. Challenging elevation change but the lake at the top is just OK. It's close and easy to get to so you will have plenty of company on the trail. Honestly there...More

3  Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Enjoyed Beehive Basin Trail. Be warned: it is especially challenging in places and if it's hot outside, you'll feel the elevation effect for sure.

1  Thank tonimandrews
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Beehive Basin Trail is sometimes busy, with good reason. It is a 6 mile round trip hike that is gorgeous, especially when the wildflowers are at their peak (July) The lay off at the top is spectacular- a glacier lake at the top surrounded by...More

1  Thank Lisa Z
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Mariah F
23 May 2018|
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Response from Sarah B |
Some snow on the highest peaks, not at the top where the lake is. No bears —high human and canine traffic this time of year. Wildflowers were beautiful
23 July 2016|
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Response from CandS2009 | Reviewed this property |
It's open year round. If it's snowed by then you won't get as far back in there unless you take good boots. We hiked it back in mid June this year and there was still mushy snow by the lake so we couldn't get back there with... More