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Pledge for the Wild; Forest Plan - Custer Gallatin National Forest

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Dec 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Guest post by: Mariah Leuschen-Lonergan

Bozeman and much of southcentral and southeastern Montana are interspersed with amazing National Forest System lands, home to the Custer Gallatin National Forest. A forest of close to 3.1 million acres spanning from Bozeman and West Yellowstone on the westernmost stretches to the vast expanses of southeastern Montana and far northwestern South Dakota. Truly the Big Sky state.

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Day Trips, Conservation, Backcountry

December in Bozeman: Christmas Stroll, Holiday Shopping and Events!

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We've got a lot going on in this corner of Big Sky Country. This winter, you can beat the foul-weather blues when you make a trip to Bozeman and experience all the season has to offer. Here's a taste of the events and goings-on you won't want to miss out on.

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Tags: Insider, Events, Winter, Dining, Day Trips, Holidays, Family Fun

Holiday Entertainment in Bozeman, 2019

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in Bozeman. The snow doesn't slow people down around here; instead, the excitement of the upcoming season brings people out and about to celebrate food, art, culture, and community. So don your sweaters, beanies, and scarves, and get ready to spend the next few weeks in lively revelry!

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Tags: Events, Winter, Shopping, Day Trips, The Arts, Holidays, Family Fun, Date Night

Sun Country's Getting Ready for Summer in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Nov 5, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Exciting news for everyone whose a fan of the Twin Cities. Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is pleased to announce that Sun Country Airlines will introduce summer seasonal non-stop service between BZN and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). Flights will operate on Wednesday and Saturday beginning on June 3, 2020.*

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Events, Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Shopping, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Travel, News, Hunting, Bozeman, Big Sky

Pledge for the Wild: 10 Tips for Winter Backcountry Play

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 30, 2019 5:30:00 PM

Winter backcountry play is truly exceptional. Mountaineers can’t wait to get out and experience both the solitude and the grandeur— the stillness alone is spectacular. The mountains and forests take on a magical feeling under their blanket of twinkling snow, and the skies can become a deep shade of periwinkle blue. However, winter also commands an additional level of respect; Mother Nature is not to be reckoned with. Whether you’re an experienced mountaineer, or just learning the ropes, we’ve put together some top-of-mind tips for playing in the backcountry.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Camping, Skiing, Day Trips, Hiking, Travel, Bozeman, nordic skiing, Snowshoeing, Conservation, Backcountry

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail Near Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

Just a few dozen thru-hikers complete the 3,100 miles of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) each year. The elevations can be grueling, but the scenery is a spectacular reward. Eight hundred miles of the trail meander through Montana, with several sections near Bozeman. For those who want a taste of the trail without a six-month commitment; shorter backpacking trips are easy to put together. Situated between sections, Bozeman is a great place to basecamp in between trips!

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Tags: Rock Climbing, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Travel, Family Fun, Snowshoeing, Bear Spray

Making a Day of It: Adventuring in Paradise Valley

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

Looking for a day (or two!) of exploring? Hop on US Highway 89, and get ready for a sensory adventure like no other.

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Tags: Insider, Sightseeing, Day Trips, For Kids, Travel, Bozeman, Family Fun

Top 10 Mountain Biking Trails in Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When  the ski lifts stop turning, outdoor junkies start tuning up their mountain bikes and waiting for the trails to dry out. Surrounded by six mountain ranges, beginning to advanced riders can find adventure in every direction. The rides listed below are all relatively short, but if you’re feeling aggressive enough to carry gear, some have Forest Service Cabins, (reserve early, they are popular!) We’ve provided some general information, but always check a detailed map and trail conditions before heading out, weather changes quickly in Montana!

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Tags: Insider, Summer, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Travel, Biking, Bozeman, spring activities, Big Sky

August Events in Bozeman 2019

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It’s on! The peak of summer fun in Bozeman is well underway, and there is no shortage of activity. Whether you choose to adventure by day, and enjoy a night out on the town, or prefer a low-key day of exploring Bozeman, you won’t lack for entertainment.

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Tags: Insider, Events, Summer, Shopping, Day Trips, Nightlife, The Arts, Bozeman

Playing with Rocks; Day Trips Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Whether you are a professional geologist, an amateur rockhound, or simply looking for an interesting day trip, there are several spots around Bozeman to play with rocks. From geological wonders to gorgeous gems, exploring these areas is fun for any age. Not to mention, the colorful personalities of the surrounding towns are well worth enjoying. There is more than one reason Montana is called the Treasure State!


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Tags: Summer, Sightseeing, Day Trips, For Kids, Travel, Bozeman, Family Fun