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50 Cents a Bucket

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

Montana Grant

Dandelions can be found in everyone’s yard or pasture. Ironically, dandelions were brought from Europe with the first immigrants. The name is French for “Lion’s Tooth,” which refers to the edges of the leaves. This…

Water Park Road Tripping

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

by Brian Ripple

Bozeman has tons of amazing activities for those willing to get outdoors and have fun. Fishing, biking, skiing, hunting, camping, horseback riding, rafting and kayaking to name a few. But one thing we are still lacking is a quality waterpark.…

Top 10 BZN Places for People Watching

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

by Sarah Cairoli

Watching other people is human nature. We can’t help it; we’re fascinated by each other. We learn a lot about each other through body language and visual cues, often inventing entire stories about people we have never met. Bozeman…

10 Things Well Learned

Tue. May. 1st, 2018

Montana Grant

Taking risks and trying new things are how we learn. We will never get our limit of knowledge in our lifetime. The best lessons are learned through trial and error. Big mistakes mean big opportunities to grow. To become a successful…

The Tween Season

Tue. May. 1st, 2018

by Jerry Schuster, photos by Zach Hoffman

Seems to be that time of year again in Bozeman. Outdoor winter sports and events are pretty well finished, and it’s much too early to get out for the area’s summer activities.What is one to do? You can’t go downhill or cross…

Let’s Help Save Gallatin Valley’s Open Lands Vote June 5

Tue. May. 1st, 2018

My wife and I moved to Bozeman in 1974. We were expecting our first child as we criss-crossed the U.S. looking for a place to call home, raise our growing family and start our business. Access to the great outdoors and quality of life were…

Winter Fly Fish Wish

Sun. Apr. 1st, 2018

Montana Grant

Fishing is a year around sport. Each season presents different challenges and techniques, but the opportunity to enjoy the sport is always available. No matter how cold it is, fish have to eat. They may move less and feed on more marginal…

Short Rods...and Small Holes

Wed. Feb. 28th, 2018

Montana Grant

Winter winds excite fishermen to do some hard water fishing. Frozen lakes become a perfect platform for angling fun. A safely frozen lake becomes a poor man’s yacht. Every corner of the watershed is accessible for some fishing fun.The…

Plan Your Next Adventure to a Montana State Park

Wed. Feb. 28th, 2018

Sick of camping in a tent? Then try these unique, reservable, lodging options at State Parks across Montana.Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park has four cabins that are available for rent all year. They are a great option to use as a…

Recreation Events

The Prairie Sisters Vintage Market

Sat. Oct. 6 10am-4pm

Bozeman Fairgrounds 901 N Black ave, Bozeman

Over 75 booths filled with Farmhouse, Vintage, Rusty Junk, Rustic Wares and Handmade! Local people and local businesses! Come style your home with us!

WSE's Livingston Farmers Market

Every Wednesday until Sep. 19, 4:30-7:30pm;

Sacajawea Park Band Shell 229 River Drive, Livingston

This destination event will have locally grown produce and meat, baked goods, prepared foods, beer, and arts, crafts, jewelry, and music.

Stars over Yellowstone with MOR

Fri. Jul. 13 10:30-11:30pm

Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

Join MOR inside Yellowstone National Park for stargazing under pristine dark skies.

Thrive's Summer Fun in the Park

Wed. Jul. 11 11am-12:30pm

Bogert Park S. Church Ave., Bozeman

Bring your kids along to have fun in the summer sunshine at this free family activity series. Register online at allthrive.org.

Summer Education Series

Sat. Jun. 23 10-11am

161 Bent Wing Road, Bozeman

Join Montana Raptor Conservation Center for an informational night!

Regional 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.

Loch Leven Campground

9 miles S of Livingston of US 89 to mile post 44, 2 miles E, 4 miles S Rt 540

Loch Leven Fishing Access Site is located on the Yellowstone River 514 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.

Montana Ski Resorts

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.

Lookout Pass Ski Area

Wallace

Skiing & Snowboarding off I-90 Idaho & Montana border. Ski Resort with year-round activities; Mountain biking, cycling trails, ski & bike terrain.

Discovery Basin Ski Area

Anaconda

An expert's brand of thrills served up in a local's hangout, Discovery is a terrific find that will remind you what skiing in Montana is all about.