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Big Timber Falls
Just up from the campground   

The roar of the falls and an informative sign greets you as you start walking towards the falls. This is easy, 1/8 of a mile hike, on well-marked trail, that takes you to awesome Big Timber Falls.
Drive north from Big Timber 7.9 miles on Montana Highway 191 to Wormser Loop Road. Turn left for 3.3 miles to Big Timber Canyon Road. Take another left, driving through the foothills, then into Big Timber Canyon and the majestic Crazy Mountains for a distance of 12.8 miles to the trailhead.
The Crazy Mountains run almost 25 miles north to south with Crazy Peak rising some 11, 200 feet above the surrounding prairie. The area is home to many species of birds and mammals, including eagles, wild turkeys, mule deer, whitetail deer, elk , black bear, mountain lion, mountain goats, and wolverine. The “Crazies” are reputed to have largest population of wolverines in the continental United States.
The area, some fifty million years ago, was a vast inland sea. Inside fissures deep in the earth molten rock rose through the sea’s muddy bottom. Upon cooling, towering columns of igneous rock were left, the surrounding mud and softer elements then eroded away. Then during the last ice age some 10,000 years ago, glaciers gouged out this mountain landscape forming Montana’s most impressive “island mountain range”.
Half Moon Campground is another one tenth of a mile past the trailhead, at the end of Big Timber Canyon Road. This Gallatin National Forest campground is pack-in pack-out, it has 12 units, 6 handicapped accessible toilets, potable water (from Memorial Day thru Labor Day), and a $5/day camping fee. There is also at the campground a no fee, day use picnic area.

Contact Information: Big Timber District Office (406)932-5155

Falls Information
Area: South Central MT
Stream name: Big Timber Creek
Stream size: Medium Creek
Falls height: 120 ft.
Elevation: 6893
Latitude: 46.0405921936035
Longitude: -110.246429443359
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