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Recreation

Recognizing Our Diversity

The Custer Gallatin National Forest covers vast and diverse stretches of southcentral and southeastern Montana and northwestern South Dakota. At our first set of public meetings, in February and March of this year perhaps the most common…

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10 Flies That Catch During Spring Runoff

Spring runoff is an annual occurrence here in Montana and while it limits the water we can fish, there are plenty of fishing opportunities to be had.  Below is a list of our favorite patterns to use during the spring runoff period. …

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Healthy Summer Fun

As the days turn warmer and the threat of sprinter (spring/winter) snow showers diminish we look forward to those cherished summer days of fun in the sun here in southwest Montana! Summer fun includes camping, fishing, hiking, swimming,…

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6 Bozeman Climbing Boulders

Bozeman Pond BoulderLocated behind Ace Hardware west of downtown, this was the first rock that Stronghold built. It is similar to granite, with several different cracks, a few face problems, as well as a chimney. East Gallatin Recreation…

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Camp With A Roof Over Your Head

National Forest Service Cabins Offer A Great Way To Enjoy The Backcountry Without Packing A Tent

  When my family sits on the front porch of the Horse Prairie Ranger Station (a place we try to visit twice a year), it feels as though we are the only people in the world. The landscape seems untouched as far as the eye can see. At…

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Fresh Air Fridays

We pressed ourselves against the bus windows, binoculars in hand, looking at the sleeping bear. Is it a grizzly we wondered- to which we have decided, yes it is- and marveled at how in just our first hour in Yellowstone National Park we had…

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Where To Go And What To Do

According to the Gallatin Valley Land Trust

Nearly every weekend my husband and I have the exact same conversation. It goes something like this:  “Would you like to go for a hike?”  “Sure. Where do you want to go?”“I dunno. Where do you want to…

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Artist Bio

June Cover Artist: Kelsey Dzintars

Kelsey Dzintars is a painter, illustrator and graphic designer from Rapid City, South Dakota. She pursued art and music throughout her upbringing, and moved to Bozeman, Montana in 2005 to earn a BFA in graphic design at Montana State…

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Dining

Cupcake Mountain Cupcakery

There’s no doubt that Bozeman has a sweet tooth. We love our beer, we love our local food, and we love delicious desserts. Amid this town’s search for the perfect sugary end to every culinary experience arose Cupcake Mountain…

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Living Local

Fresh Air Fridays

We pressed ourselves against the bus windows, binoculars in hand, looking at the sleeping bear. Is it a grizzly we wondered- to which we have decided, yes it is- and marveled at how in just our first hour in Yellowstone National Park we had…

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The Last, Best Place

What does it mean to be “The Last Best Place,” exactly? That combination of words has confused me since I was a kid. I can’t help but feel that a comma is needed between last and best. Otherwise it kind of reads like the…

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Where To Go And What To Do

According to the Gallatin Valley Land Trust

Nearly every weekend my husband and I have the exact same conversation. It goes something like this:  “Would you like to go for a hike?”  “Sure. Where do you want to go?”“I dunno. Where do you want to…

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Economy

Time to Plan Your Annual GRAND OPENING!

Yes, you heard me right, “Annual Grand Opening.” Every retail business should have a grand opening once a year. Here are the two biggest reasons for an Annual Grand Opening New LocalsA sizeable amount of Bozeman Magazine readers…

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Lodging List

Camp With A Roof Over Your Head

National Forest Service Cabins Offer A Great Way To Enjoy The Backcountry Without Packing A Tent

  When my family sits on the front porch of the Horse Prairie Ranger Station (a place we try to visit twice a year), it feels as though we are the only people in the world. The landscape seems untouched as far as the eye can see. At…

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Music
Kids

Fresh Air Fridays

We pressed ourselves against the bus windows, binoculars in hand, looking at the sleeping bear. Is it a grizzly we wondered- to which we have decided, yes it is- and marveled at how in just our first hour in Yellowstone National Park we had…

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Wellness

Healthy Summer Fun

As the days turn warmer and the threat of sprinter (spring/winter) snow showers diminish we look forward to those cherished summer days of fun in the sun here in southwest Montana! Summer fun includes camping, fishing, hiking, swimming,…

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Real Estate

June Bozeman Real Estate Report

This article usually focuses on single family homes sales, but condos and townhomes make up a large portion of our market as well. Therefore, I thought it worthwhile to take a look at how those sales are faring. All data will include both…

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Letter From the Editor

When In Yellowstone

It’s been said there are only two seasons in Montana: winter and road construction. Most certainly in Bozeman there is a third season, tourist season, and it is upon us. Our proximity to the United States’ first national park…

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Historic Bozeman

Bozeman’s Historic Trolley Car System

and Montana’s First Interurban Electric Railway

With the arrival of the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1883 progressive Bozemanites began to cast off what they considered rural or uncultured in favor of more urban and upscale living. Log cabins were torn down and were replaced with…

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Screen & Stage

Don’t Close Your Eyes: Live Radio Theatre

Question 1: How did DCYE come about? Ryan CassavaughNot sure where to start on that one. It came from our love of old radio. Keith SutaWe each grew up listening to cassette tape recordings of old-time radio programs. For me it was The…

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What's Your Beef?

The Construction Zone Blues

Be alert! Be aware! Drivers, it is time to get prepared for another road construction season. Do not be afraid. I am going to give you some succinct basics so that you understand what is happening here. Study this article and carry it with…

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