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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…

Top 10 Bozeman Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Fri. Mar. 1st, 2019

by Angie Ripple

March is Spring Break for Bozeman’s elementary, middle, high school and MSU students [March 16-24]. If you are staying home this spring break and are looking for some fun stuff to do around town, here is a quick list of staycation ideas…

The  Sensual  Fish

Montana State University Library’s Annual Trout and Salmonid Lecture 

Fri. Mar. 1st, 2019

by James Thull

It’s almost spring again and that means anglers are getting ready to get their lines in some of the pristine trout fishing waters around Bozeman. It also means it is time again for the MSU Trout and Salmonid Lecture. Our lecturer this…

The Gallatin Range: Bozeman's Big Back Yard

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

by Phil Knight

Next time you look south of Bozeman to the mountains that border our beautiful valley, consider what you are seeing.  Rising in a riotous mass of sharp peaks, craggy ridges and vast alpine plateaus, split by steep canyons, decorated…

The Warbag!

Mon. Dec. 31st, 2018

Montana Grant

Plains Indians used to carry a small pouch of “possibles” that would help them survive their enemies and challenges. This pouch was known as a “Warbag” and contained various war-medicine articles and survival aids.…

Blazing the National Trails System

Mon. Dec. 31st, 2018

On October 2, 2018, America celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. With the passage of the National Trails System Act in 1968, America was given a gift – the creation and protection of some of America’s…

Top 10 Montana Outdoor Resolutions for 2019

Mon. Dec. 31st, 2018

Montana Grant

We all make New Year’s Resolutions. Some are easier to keep than others. Usually, the diet resolution only lasts for a few short weeks. Our annual gym memberships last about three visits. After a month, we forget what our resolutions…

Recreation Events

Books & Babies on Saturday

Every Saturday until May. 25, 10am

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

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

Kids Chess Club

Every Saturday until May. 25, 10am

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Sharpen your skills or learn a new one!

Minecraft Meetup

Every Wednesday until May. 29, 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!


Every Monday until May. 27, 3:45-5pm

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

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

Beginning Partner Dance Group Class

Every Friday until May. 31, 7-7:50pm

Big Sky DanceSport 255 Village Center Lane Suite B, Bozeman

A new and different dance every Friday. Try out the different dances and choose the dance you like for the following month's series. No partner is necessary.

Women's Drum Circle

Tue. Jun. 11 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!

Regional Campgrounds

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…

Fairy Lake Campground

22 miles N of Bozeman on MT 86, 5 miles W on Fairy Lake Rd

A campground in the Bridger Mountains on the Bozeman District.

Montana Ski Resorts

Bear Paw Ski Bowl


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

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.

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.

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.