Bozeman Montana Recreation

Bozeman, Montana Recreation 2017: Parks, Hunting, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Climbing, Cycling, Golfing, Horsemanship and more…

Bozeman, MT and Big Sky SW Montana Ski Areas, Skiing as SW Montana Recreation

2017-18 Bridger Bowl  Bozeman Skiing and Snowboarding Area Information

Bridger Bowl is a private, nonprofit community ski area with no owners. Consequently, all proceeds are reinvested into the area to cover operational expenses and improvements. Because there are no owners or shareholders to compensate, Bridger Bowl can afford to offer low-cost tickets for high-quality skiing and snowboarding. And after skiing this premiere non-profit Montana ski area, visit Bozeman, Montana for a host of other Montana winter-time activities.

Winter Afternoon Light Big Sky MT JimDick.com Western Painter2017-18 Big Sky Ski Resort Snow Boarding and Downhill Skiing Information

Considered one of America’s top ten ski resorts–and one of the favorite Montana ski resorts–the modern lifts of Montana’s Big Sky Resort transport skiers and snowboarders up the slopes of regal Lone Mountain, Andesite Mountain, and Flat Iron Mountain for up to 4,350 vertical feet of descent. Learn to ski at Big Sky Resort’s world-class ski school or simply enjoy all the other winter opportunities Big Sky, MT has to offer.

2017-18 Moonlight Basin  Ski and Snow Board Resort Information

Moonlight Basin Ski Resort is on the north face of Lone of Mountain and opened in December 2003 after careful, environmentally sensitive planning and development Moonlight Basin has quickly gained a reputation as a first-class, year-round destination, Montana snowboarding and ski resort.

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center Nordic Cross Country Skiing and Mountain Biking

In June 2017, Crosscut Mountain Sports Center bought Bohart Ranch for $2.5M and plans opening the area for the 2017-18 cross-country and skate ski season.

Next door to Bridger Bowl you’ll find Crosscut Mountain Sports Center, nordic ski center with cross-country skiing and mountain biking trails, just 16 miles northeast of Bozeman, Montana in Bridger Canyon. Crosscut is also 90 miles north of Yellowstone National Park. Crosscut offers some of the highest quality Nordic skiing in the United States. The Center has a 27 km scenic trail system, on both private and US Forest Service (USFS) lands, that winds through terrain well-suited to all skiing abilities. The ski trails are professionally groomed for both classic cross country and skate skiing. And in the summer bring your mountain bike because, Bohart has excellent mountain biking and hosts the Bohart Bash, a national mountain bike race.

Bozeman, Montana Recreation: Golf Courses

Public Bozeman Golf Clubs:

Cottonwood Hills Golf Course
Bridger Creek Golf Course

Private Bozeman Golf Courses:

Valley View Golf Club
Black Bull Golf Course
Riverside Country Club

Bozeman Parks Mao: Softball, Soccer, Baseball, Skating, Swimming

Bozeman Parks and Recreation Map

Bozeman, Montana Recreation: Bozeman Parks Map (Enlarges)

Within Bozeman’s city limits, the Bozeman Parks Division is responsible for the overall development and maintenance of 42 public parks, 52 miles of trails and associated sports fields and open space.

Many local Bozeman groups assist in the upkeep of Bozeman’s parks, open spaces, and 52 miles of trails. A few of them are: the East Gallatin Recreation Area: Sunrise Rotary; Breakfast Optimists Club: Bozeman Ponds; Bozeman’s many miles of trails: Gallatin Valley Land Trust.

Many Bozeman Home Owner’s Associations maintain their neighborhood’s city parks.

Bozeman, Montana Recreation: Trap Shooting Clubs

Gallatin Action Shooters 4442 Bannock Drive, Bozeman MT 59715 (406) 585-3767
Gallatin Sporting Clays Bozeman, MT 59772 (406) 388-1346
Bridger Skeet Club Belgrade, MT 59714 (406) 580-0866
Manhattan Wildlife Association 18 Angus Drive, Belgrade MT 59714 (406) 288-1517

Bozeman, Montana Recreation: Fly Fishing Clubs: Bozeman Trout Fishing

Gallatin Valley Wad’n Women 13840 Kelly Canyon Rd., Bozeman MT 59715 (406) 585-8348
Headwaters Fly Fishers PO Box 10428, Bozeman MT 59719 (406) 551-4163
Madison-Gallatin Chapter of TU Bozeman, MT 59715 (406) 587-5501
Yellowstone Fly Fishing Taunya Fagan Real Estate Photo

Yellowstone Fishing Taunya Fagan Livingston Montana Riverfront Property Photo

Bozeman, MT Recreation: Climbing: Rock, Ice, Sport

Bozeman’s annual Ice Festival began in 1996 and promotes and protects access to Montana recreational ice climbing in Bozeman’s Hyalite Canyon. The Ice Festival in Bozeman, MT also strives to develop Olympic-caliber ice climbing competition in southwest Montana. Professional and novice ice climbers from around the world visit Bozeman in December each year to participate in clinics and World Cup events, enjoy gear demonstrations and inspiring films, and attend evening entertainment.

City of Bozeman MT Recreation and Parks, Open Space, Bike Lanes

City of Bozeman Parks, Open Space, Bike Lanes

Bozeman’s Spire indoor rock climbing gym has over 18,000 square feet of recreational climbing surfaces catering to all climbing skill levels, offering 31 top ropes, 39 lead lines, and six auto belays.

Bozeman Recreation: Bicycling Recreation

For bicycle touring, bike racing, or mountain biking in southwest Montana try Gallatin Valley Bike Club, and for other bike clubs try Montana Cycling Clubs and Groups.


Montana Hunting Season Dates 2017

Montana Hunting Season Dates 2017

2017 Montana Hunting Resources

State of Montana Hunting Season Dates

State of Montana Hunting Licenses

State of Montana Hunting Information

State of Montana Hunting Regulations

Montana Bowhunter’s Association

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Pheasants Forever

Quail Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited

Gallatin County Montana Relief Map Oblique View

Gallatin County Montana Maps, Relief, Oblique View – Bozeman MT Maps

Bozeman Fishing Guides

Bozeman Montana Trout Fishing Guides

Montana Fishing Resources

State of Montana Fishing Licenses

State of Montana Fishing Information

State of Montana Fishing Regulations

Federation of Fly Fishers

Gallatin and Madison Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited


Bozeman Horse Riding and Boarding Facilities


Montana Real Estate Reports