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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 2018, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

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

Tuesday Tying Night

Every Tuesday until Dec. 26, 6-8:30pm;

Bozeman Family Fly Shop 2621 West College St., Bozeman

On Tuesdays at the Bozeman Family Fly Shop we have our open tying night. This is a free event and all ages are welcome. Fly tiers from beginner to expert attend.

Christmas Craft/Bake sale

Sat. Dec. 16 9am-3pm

Legion villa 1215 north durston rd 3rd floor, Bozeman

Lots of handmade gifts for everyone and home made bake good and more. From hats to pet items and kitchen items and more. Legion villa*1215 north durston rd 3rd floor

Argentine Tango Dance

Fri. Dec. 22 7:30-10pm

Townshend's Bozeman Teahouse 402 E Main St, Bozeman

Free Tango dance hosted by Bozeman Tango on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. All-ages welcome, one-on-one lessons available upon request.

Three Forks Christmas Bird Count

Tue. Dec. 26 7:30am-4:30pm

The Christmas counts, started in 1900, are an opportunity for beginning and expert birders to get together and enjoy this holiday tradition. Compiler: Tom Forwood (406) 570-6432

Random Campgrounds

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.

Greycliff Campground

23 miles W of Bozeman on MT 86, 6 miles N on Madison River Rd

Greycliff Fishing Access Site is located on the Madison River 20 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.

Random Ski Resorts

Bridger Bowl

15795 Bridger Canyon Road, Bozeman

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

Moonlight Basin

101 Madison Rd., Big Sky

Moonlight Basin was a ski resort in southwestern Montana, located in the Madison Range of…

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.

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.