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Top 10 Yellowstone Attractions Not To Miss

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

  At a national park that spans close to 3,500 square miles with land in three different states, there are bound to be plenty of attractions to keep one busy. Yellowstone National Park is one of the most well-known and appreciated…

The Future of Bozeman | Trails & Land

What's Your Beef?

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

Anyone you meet around town can tell you a story of the moment they fell in love with the Gallatin Valley. It’s something the ones living here for generations understand very well. It’s not a magazine article, or even an old…

Top 10 Water Rec Ideas for Bozemanites

Thu. Jun. 1st, 2017

by Sarah Cairoli

The dog days of summer are fast approaching, and it can get hot in Bozeman. What’s a sweaty Bozemanite to do? Luckily, we are surrounded by rivers and reservoirs that offer ample opportunity to take a dip. Whether you like to fish,…

Treasure State Parks Await

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

by Angie Ripple

Montana is home to 55 State Parks waiting for each of us to explore. You won’t find much in the way of man-made attractions in Montana; what you will find are breathtaking views, rich landscapes, amazing camping, scenic byways and…

The Olympic Equation: Nordic Sprinter Jennie Bender

Sat. Apr. 1st, 2017

by Kris Drummond

When Jennie Bender was thirteen years old, sitting in her Vermont home journaling about “making the Olympics in either running or skiing,” the often-harsh reality of an athletic career was probably a distant and uninteresting…

Lets Get Dirty!

Sat. Apr. 1st, 2017

I gave a talk last month on getting dirty. You know, the kind of dirt that gets in the soles of your shoes, under your nails and grits in your teeth. (Get your mind out of the sheets, though that’s fun too!). At the talk I passed out…

The Makings of a Forest Plan

Sorting out the Puzzle

Sat. Apr. 1st, 2017

by Mariah Leuschen-Lonergan

Puzzle pieces come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, coming together to create a picture that can be quite intricate and unique.  The Custer Gallatin National Forest started forest planning a year ago, and in 2017 we get into sorting the…

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

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…

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.

Battle Ridge Campground

22 miles NE of Bozeman on MT 86

A campground in the Bridger Mountains area on the Bozeman district.

Random Ski Resorts

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.

Bridger Bowl

15795 Bridger Canyon Road, Bozeman

Bridger Bowl is a private non-profit community ski area located 16 miles north of Bozeman,…

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…