Yankee Jim Trail

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A bridge along the Yankee Jim Trail.

Photo by: Leon Terra/Flickr | CC BY 2.0

From this historical marker, cross the Yellowstone River and walk along the Yankee Jim Interpretive Trail in Gardiner, Montana. This byway has been a Native American footpath, wagon road, railroad and automobile road. Read signs along the trail to learn more.


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