Get the Most Out of Your Fly Shop Experience

Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Fly shops can seem like a secret society, one that to the outsider is largely mysterious and a little intimidating. Men who have dedicated their lives to the gentle sport of fly fishing sit behind the counter tying flies, pouring over maps or…

Yellowstone Fish Tales

Mon. Jul. 1st, 2019

Montana Grant

Fish have always been abundant in Yellowstone Park. The watersheds have been healthy and perfect habitats for trout. Yellowstone Lake alone is 136 square miles of trout habitat. The average depth is 139 feet and as deep as 390 feet.…

Tales of a Traveling Librarian Angler

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019

by James Thull

It was a warm sunny day, humid for Montana, but mild for Uganda; I was standing on the bank of the White Nile River fishing for Nile Perch (and anything else that was interested in buying what I was selling), and I was about to be lunch for a…

Shroomin': Montana’s Most Edible Mushrooms

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019

by Pat Hill

Springtime in Southwest Montana, especially the first few really warm days, gets me wanting to hunt down and consume wild mushrooms. A few of my favorites make their appearance this time of year. Usually the first mushrooms I am able to…

Don’t Be Fooled by the Silence

A rebuttal to Gallatin Wilderness: Don’t be Fooled by the Noise by Clint Nagel in the April 2019 issue of Bozeman Magazine

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019

We all live here, many of us for the same reasons. We love the mountains and the lifestyle we enjoy within them. That much we have in common. However, these enjoyments can also divide us. Just as some drive pick-ups, others drive hatchbacks,…

Top 15 Bozeman Summer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019

Kate Springer

Summer is, in our opinion, the best time of the year in Bozeman. There are so many community events going on like outdoor concerts, farmers markets, festivals and car shows. The only hard part is trying to do them all! Here are the summer…

The Dogs of Bozeman

Four Legs, Two Ears, and an Adventure

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019

Natalie Waddington

Some come in black; some come in white. Some are covered in brown or gray fur. Some have a mix. Some have long, thick coats; some have wirey, thin fur. Some have long tails, while some have short stubs, or no tails at all. Nevertheless, they…

Recreation Events

Women's Drum Circle

Tue. Sep. 10 7-8pm

Unitarian Universalist of Bozeman Fellowship Hall 325 N. 25th Ave., Bozeman

ALL WOMEN ARE WELCOME. All levels of musical ability. Bring your own drums and other percussion, or use our loaners. Sweat your prayers, make a joyful noise, connect with others!

BPS Ghost Walking Tours

Fri. Aug. 2 1-3:30pm

Gallatin History Museum 317 W Main, Bozeman

Be a ghost hunter for a day, find out about Bozeman spooky past.

Livingston Farmers Market

Every Wednesday until Sep. 11, 4:30pm

Miles Park 229 River Dr., Livingston

The Market offers locally grown produce and meats, baked goods, prepared foods, beer, local musicians, arts and crafts vendors, and much more. Organized by the WSE.

Free Casting Lessons

Every Wednesday until Jul. 31, 6-7:30pm

Gallatin River Lodge 9105 Thorpe Rd, Bozeman

Join us for dinner, drinks and free casting lessons by our friends Fins & Feathers. Dinner reservations recommended 406.388.0148

Yoga for All

Every Tuesday until Dec. 24, 11-11:45am; Every Tuesday until Dec. 24, noon-12:45pm

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

All abilities are welcome! Please bring your own mat.

Grand Opening of Story Mill Community Park

Story Mill Community Park Story Mill Rd, Bozeman

Family-friendly activities, yoga on the lawn; a fun run to explore the park's trails; dog agility, giveaways, off-leash dog park; live performances in the hillside amphitheater; nature walks; and more.

Regional Campgrounds

Mallard’s Rest Campground

4 miles S of Livingston on US 89, 6 miles E on Pine Creek Rd

Mallard's Rest has 13 designated tent and trailer campsites, latrines, and a boat ramp. Fishing and boating may be enjoyed here.

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.

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.

Montana Ski Resorts

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.

Discovery Basin Ski Area


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.