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Skunk Be Gone!

Mon. Oct. 1st, 2018

Montana Grant

Unwanted encounters between dogs and skunks are way too common. Sadly, most skunks in Montana, and other states are likely to be carrying rabies. It is essential that your dog have its rabies vaccination. Rabies can cause death. Horses can…

And So It (Hunting Season) Begins...

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

Montana Grant

HUNTING SEASON IS FINALLY HERE!!! Sportsmen are celebrating their annual ritual of venturing into the outdoors. We only have so many seasons in our lives and none of us want to waste any.  Fall in Montana is special to all of us that…

Arts and Crafts for Adults: Tying Flies

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

by Jake Adelman

Summer is fading into fall and soon winter will be arriving in the valley. Anglers will begin chasing fall brown trout while watching cottonwoods morph into colorful works of art before littering the rivers with bright leaves in preparation…

What You Should Know About The Upcoming MSU Football Season

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

Patrick Greeley

In late August, Montana State football will be back, kicking off the season against Western Illinois on August 30. For the upcoming season, Head Coach Jeff Choate, along with the rest of the Bobcat coaching staff, hopes to improve off of…

Top 10 Last Best Things to Do in August

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

Kate Emmerich

Just about this time, as sunny, sweet July comes to a close and August rears its fiery head, many Montanans ask themselves the same question: Where did the summer go?! Although I have spent the last 16 years lamenting the notion of a…

Leaving a Legacy on the Continental Divide Trail

Blaze the CDT

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

A map and compass are essential tools for navigation on any hiking trip regardless of our familiarity with a trail or the duration of the trip. Yet on many trips, the map rarely, if ever, sees daylight thanks to the aid of helpful route…

Take Me To The River...

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

Ashley Nettles

Air conditioning used to be unheard of in Montana. There was absolutely no reason to have it since you might use it once or twice a year. Most houses around here are still not built with A/C. But there’s no doubt it’s getting…

The Bozeman Pedal Project Providing Female Cyclists a Summer of Fun

Get On Your Bikes And Ride!

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

Patrick Greeley

Female readers who have sought a group of women bicyclists to accompany them on rides must look no further, for the Bozeman Pedal Project fits the criteria of an extravagant summer filled with adventure, trails, and camaraderie. Since the…

Bozeman Dog Parks

Places to take your dog in Bozeman

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

With what feels like more dogs than people and an abundance of wild places, visitors to Bozeman and residents alike have plenty of choices when it comes to taking your furry friend out!  Here at Bozeman Magazine, we’ve compiled a…

Wuzzy Fuzzy?

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

by Jerry Schuster

Guess what’s about to happen in the beautiful Gallatin Valley? Yes, it’s time for the grandkids to visit “Nana Tree and Papa S” in Bozeman! Of course, I would not want to reveal their identities, ages or places of…

Top 10 Montana Summer Roadtrips from Bozeman

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

by Sarah Cairoli

I know we live in the most beautiful place on Earth, but let’s face it, sometimes you just have to get away. You don’t need a week to make an escape; there are several fun places to go that are less than a day’s drive…

Recreation Events

Swing Dance

Every Day until Aug. 25, 7-10pm; Every Day until Sep. 1, 7-10pm; Every Day until Sep. 15, 7-10pm; Every Day from Oct. 20 to Oct. 20, 7-10pm; Every Day from Nov. 3 to Nov. 3, 7-10pm; Every Day from Nov. 17 to Nov. 17, 7-10pm;

Romney Gym MSU Campus, Bozeman

Free vintage swing dance lesson 7-8pm, DJ'd music 8-10pm. No partner or prior experience required. Everyone is welcome, including non-students!

Books & Babies on Saturday

Every Saturday, 10am;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Enjoy rhymes, songs, and play in a relaxed setting.

Kids Chess Club

Every Saturday, 10am;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Sharpen your skills or learn a new one!

Minecraft Meetup

Every Wednesday, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Play Minecraft with other kids - bring your own device, or use one of ours!

LEGO Club

Every Monday, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination and engineering skills!

Beginner Fencing Class for Kids

Every Saturday until Dec. 1, 10-11am;

Bozeman Fencing Association 15 Tai Lane, Bozeman

Fencing Classes for Ages 6-9. All instruction and equipment provided. Fencing fun, fitness, agility, and confidence.

Regional Campgrounds

Loch Leven Campground

9 miles S of Livingston of US 89 to mile post 44, 2 miles E, 4 miles S Rt 540

Loch Leven Fishing Access Site is located on the Yellowstone River 514 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.

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…

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

Rudyard

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

Bridger Bowl

15795 Bridger Canyon Road, Bozeman

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