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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…

Making Turns with Vasu Sojitra

Adaptive Sports Director for Eagle Mount Bozeman

Wed. Mar. 1st, 2017

by Angie Ripple

Sometimes editorial comes from the most interesting places, this time it was the checkout line at Costco. While items were conveying and the business account for Bozeman Magazine was showing on the back of our Costco card the cashier said…

Don’t Hesitate to Hockey

Wed. Feb. 1st, 2017

The first step is always the hardest.  That is true for everything from monotonous domestic tasks to the things we love most.  We as people spend ample time priming the engine of action with forethought, cost and time analysis, and…

Top 10 Bozeman Valentine’s Day Hot Spots

Wed. Feb. 1st, 2017

Rachel Hergett

In February, we celebrate love, and particularly those we love. Our list of hot spots to spend Valentine’s Day features places to reconnect, to unwind, and most importantly, enjoy each other. As love knows no bounds, the ways we…

SWEEP! HURRY HARD! OFF! The Bozeman Curling Club

Thu. Dec. 1st, 2016

It all started one warm winter day at south side park. About 50 people gathered awkwardly on the ice, each of us with the same lack of experience, but eager with anticipation to begin, not knowing how we’d perform.  I had seen the…

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…

Montana 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.

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.

MT Smokehouse

50 Big Sky Resort Road, Big Sky

A walk-up shack with picnic tables for outside eating that serves Montana-made Burgers, Chicken sandwiches, pulled pork and BBQ brisket and kid friendly foods. Open during ski season.