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West Yellowstone A Surprising Backcountry Ski Destination

Fri. Dec. 1st, 2017

Bridger and Hyalite canyons offer backcountry skiing in Bozeman’s backyard with plenty of options to keep a skier busy all winter. Some might question why a Bozemanite would go anywhere else. Every so often wanderlust or boredom…

Top 5 Fitness Tips for 2018

Fri. Dec. 1st, 2017

by Campbell Gerrish

Here are a few tips for your sports, ski, health maintenance, or tool-for-self-discovery fitness training in the New Year! 1 Decide on your “Why.”  This is an obvious tip at first, but take a look deeper, and there’s…

A ‘Hockey’ League of Their Own

Fri. Dec. 1st, 2017

Gordie Howe (aka Mr. Hockey) was the oldest person to ever play in the NHL, retiring at the ripe age of 52, proving to the world that even in the demanding sport that is ice hockey, age is but a number. It is well-known that hockey is a…

How I Started Supporting Local Belgrade Businesses

Wed. Nov. 1st, 2017

I can still vividly remember the day a switch turned in my brain, and I started making the conscious effort to make Belgrade my home. At that point, I had lived in the Gallatin Valley for around 18 years, and the most recent seven were spent…

Top 10 Things To Do In Belgrade

Wed. Nov. 1st, 2017

While Belgrade residents appreciate the accessibility and hospitality of our neighbors in Bozeman, we’re also proud of our own unique features right here at home.  Belgrade is a charismatic little town filled with genuine people…

The Winter Storage Blues

Mon. Oct. 2nd, 2017

by Jerry Schuster

Coming down Hyalite Canyon Road from a fun day of hiking around the reservoir in late afternoon, Theresa and I noticed something quite interesting about the vehicles returning to Bozeman after their occupants’ day of fun in the sun. You…

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in October

Mon. Oct. 2nd, 2017

by Angie Ripple

The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is open until November 5; making plans now to visit during one of the most scenic times of year is a great idea. Not only is the foliage ablaze in color, the bull elk are bugling, bison are…

Recreation Events

Capture the Flag

Every Thursday until May. 31, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Wear outdoor clothing and meet at the Children's Desk.

Gym Days – Belgrade

Every Wednesday until Mar. 28, 11am-noon;

Heck/Quaw Elementary Gymnasium 92 Southview, Belgrade

Weekly events designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana fall and winter days!

Gym Days

Every Thursday until Mar. 29, 10-11am;

Willson Gym Main & South 5th, Bozeman

Weekly events designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana fall and winter days!

Little Jedi Fencing Classes

Every Wednesday until May. 23, 4:30-5:15pm;

Bozeman Fencing Association 15 Tai Lane, Bozeman

Designed for young kids: learn skills, strategy, decision-making, coordination, and sportsmanship to have fun fencing safely. Pre-registration required

Dynamite Dads: Lego Extravaganza

Wed. Jan. 17 6-7:30pm

Belgrade Community Library 106 N Broadway, Belgrade

Dynamite Dads is a free, monthly event series designed especially for dads, father-figures and the kids they love. Come play with Legos at the Belgrade Community Library!

Random Campgrounds

Hyalite Canyon Mulitple Campgrounds

Chisholm - 18 miles S of Bozeman on
S 19th to Hyalite Canyon Rd
Hood Creek - 17 miles S of Boz. on 
S 19th to Hyalite Canyon Rd
Langhor – 11 miles S of Bozeman on 
S 19th to Hyalite Canyon Rd

Built in the 1940s, Hyalite Canyon has year-round recreational possibilities and refreshing…

Red Cliff Campground

7 miles S of Big Sky on US 191

This campground sits next to the Gallatin River, at an elevation of 6,200 feet. Most campsites are situated among scattered pine and fir trees. Some sites are located in open meadows further from the river.

Dailey Lake Campground

1 miles E of Emigrant, 4 miles S of Rt 540, 6 miles SE of Cty Rd

Dailey Lake Campground has 35 tent and trailer campsites, restrooms, and drinking water. A…

Moose Creek Flat Campground

9 miles N of Big Sky on US 191

Moose Creek Flat Campground is located in the Gallatin Canyon, 32 miles south of Bozeman on US Highway 191.

Random Ski Resorts

Lost Trail Powder Mountain

Conner

Offers affordable family skiing in the Rocky Mountains. Located at the top of Lost Trail Pass, at the head of Montana's Bitterroot Valley.

Big Sky Resort

50 Big Sky Resort Road, Big Sky

Big Sky Resort, Montana is the largest Ski and Snowboard Resort in the United States with…

Great Divide Ski Area

7385 Belmont Drive, Marysville

Montana's Sunniest Ski Area. Home to Montana's largest terrain parks with more events, parties and fun times.

Blacktail Ski Area

Lakeside

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is a family-friendly, affordable snow sports facility in Lakeside, Montana. The ski area looks over beautiful Flathead Lake.