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July 2007 - April 2008
Gallatin National Forest

Tree Gifts given between July 2007 and April 2008 were planted in Gallatin National Forest in Montana, just outside of Yellowstone National Park.

**These are extra special trees because they were the very first trees planted by us! **

Gallatin National Forest Tree Baby Planted in 2008

Update: Gallatin NF Trees in 2022, at 14 years old

Map & Directions

  1. ~From Bozeman on I90 E, exit at Bridger Creek Rd, turn R, immediately set odometer to zero
  2. ~Continue for 7.8 miles, turn R at fork onto West Bridger Creek Rd.
  3. ~Around mile 10, turn L onto Derby Gulch (FS road 6674)
  4. ~Right around mile 12.9, stay R at the fork and park right away. Trees will be on both sides of the road, best view is up the hill on the left
  5. ~Approx GPS coordinates: 45.597406, -109.842442
  1. ~Nearest town to the trees is Big Timber
  2. ~Nearest airport to the trees is Bozeman
  3. ~We recommend staying in Bozeman or Livingston (fun old town)

*If you want to visit the trees*

  • We recommend you wear long pants and hiking boots, and follow the US Forest Service safe hiking guidelines
  • While not required to find the trees, it's not a bad idea to get a map of the forest ahead of time.
  • Please understand we cannot provide exact locations of individual trees. Your tree or trees are within the area specified on the map.
  • While this area of the forest is open to the public and generally considered safe, and none of our customers that have visited their trees have had any issues, please be advised that we cannot be responsible for any harm or injury that may result from your visit. You visit the trees at your own risk.
  • Please feel free to call or email us with any questions before you go- we're happy to help!