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…

Use It Or Lose It: Time to Grill Your Wild Game

Wed. May. 1st, 2019

Montana Grant

With hunting season over and Spring just around the corner, it is time to use up what’s in your freezer. Not only can you enjoy some good eats, you can make room in your freezer for this Summer’s bounty! If you don’t use the…

Gallatin Wilderness: Don’t be Fooled by the Noise

Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

The Custer Gallatin National Forest has just released its draft environmental impact statement concerning the revised forest plan. There has been much in the paper recently about the best way forward. Everyone seems to have an opinion as if…

Snow Slider!

Fri. Mar. 1st, 2019

Montana Grant

Shoveling snow is hard work! Having the right tool will make this chore quicker and easier.  You might be thinking that a powerful snowblower or wide shovel is best, but with a little handy work, you can make an even more efficient…

Recreation Events

Women's Drum Circle

Tue. Jul. 9 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. Jun. 21 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

Teahouse Tango Dance

Fri. Jun. 28 7:30-10pm

Townshend's Bozeman Teahouse 402 E Main St, Bozeman

Tango dancing is hosted at the Teahouse by Bozeman Tango on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Free event with lessons provided. There's no pair like Tango & Tea!

Kids Adventure Games

Sat. Jun. 22 8am-4pm

Big Sky Resort 50 Big Sky Resort Road, Big Sky

This is a multi-discipline obstacle outdoor adventure race for kids ages 6 to 14. Teams of two compete together on bike, in water and on foot. Great prizes! Great fun!

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…

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.

Montana Ski Resorts

Bear Paw Ski Bowl


Ski knee deep cheap at the steep and deep! 29 miles South of Havre, MT.

Lost Trail Powder Mountain


Offers affordable family skiing in the Rocky Mountains. Located at the top of Lost Trail Pass, at the head of Montana's Bitterroot Valley.

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.

Blacktail Ski Area


Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is a family-friendly, affordable snow sports facility in Lakeside, Montana. The ski area looks over beautiful Flathead Lake.