The Top 32 Best Local Parks in Bozeman

Local Parks in Bozeman, Montana

Many summer days in Bozeman can turn quickly into that of a fairy tale - big blue skies, a slight breeze through the air, and birds chirping their musical notes. Days like these put a heavy burden on individuals to stop whatever they are doing to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of a local park.

Luckily enough, Bozeman does not a have lack of local parks. The Bozeman Parks Department is responsible for the development and maintenance of 42 public parks and 52 miles of trails which are managed either by themselves or their local partners including the Sunrise Rotary Club, Breakfast Optimists Club, and Gallatin Valley Land Trust to name a few.

Whether you're looking for a beach, baseball/softball fields, basketball courts, dog parks, large multi-use fields, picnic tables either sheltered or unsheltered, playgrounds, soccer fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, volleyball courts, or trails, a park in Bozeman will have it.

While some parks in Bozeman can be either neighborhood specific or private, the following comprehensive list of parks is free for anyone to enjoy.


Kirk Park

Kirk Park has a sizable 13.3 acres with a large choice of amenities among the parks in Bozeman. These perks include two baseball/softball fields, a dog park, drinking fountain, paved parking lot, picnic table and shelter, playground, restrooms, sidewalks, and a skate park.

Kirk Park is located on North 20th Avenue and West Beall Street.

Features

  • Skate Park
  • Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Dog Park
  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Restrooms

Bronken Park

Bronken Park has an impressive 39 acres with picnic tables, multi-use field, restrooms, five soccer fields, trails, and a paved parking lot.

Bronken Park is located on Cottonwood Road.

Features

  • Multi-Use Field
  • Soccer Fields
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trails
  • Restrooms

Cooper Park

 

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 Cooper Park has a little over four total acres with all of it being an off-leash area for the dogs. The in-town Bozeman park has picnic tables, a drinking fountain, trails, and sidewalks.

Cooper Park is located on South 8th Avenue and West Koch Street.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Trails

Regional Park

While it does not have any amenities, Regional Park has an impressive 100 total acres of open space with 30 of those acres being an off-lease area for a tail-wagging friend. This Bozeman park also has a couple of ponds to splash in.

Regional Park is located on Baxter Lane and Ferguson Avenue.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Ponds

Valley Unit Park

Valley Unit Park contains over 8.5 acres filled with a multi-use field, picnic tables, playground, sidewalks, and trails.

Valley Unit Park is located on Durston Road and Cascade Street.

Features

  • Multi-Use Field
  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trails

Centennial Park

Centennial Park has a little over 2.5 acres which also offers an off-lease area between 5 AM and 9 AM every morning. The park in Bozeman also provides its visitors several picnic tables, a playground, and sidewalks.

Centennial Park is located on North Tracy Avenue and West Cottonwood Street.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground

Jarrett Park

Jarrett Park has a little under 2 acres with picnic tables and shelter, playground, and sidewalks.

Jarrett Park is located on Westridge Drive.

Features

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter

Lindley Park

 

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One of the more popular parks in Bozeman, Lindley Park has about 15.5 acres with many outdoor activities and amenities. Those include a drinking fountain, multi-use field, picnic tables and shelter, playground, trails, sidewalks, restrooms, a parking lot, and an area for cross-country skiing in the winter.

Lindley Park is located on East Main Street and Buttonwood Avenue.

Features

  • Multi-Use Field
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter
  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Trails
  • Restrooms

Westlake Park

Westlake Park has almost 6 acres filled with picnic tables, sidewalks, and a BMX park, community gardens, and a children's memorial garden.

Westlake Park is located on North 5th Avenue and West Tamarack Street.

Features

  • BMX Park
  • Community Garden
  • Children Memorial Garden
  • Picnic Tables

Christie Fields

Christie Fields has a little over 8 acres and has a total of 3 baseball/softball fields, drinking fountain, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, and sidewalks.

Christie Fields is located on South Black Avenue and East Mason Street.

Features

  • Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms

Rose Park

Rose Park plays host to about 20.5 acres that are primarily used for Disc Golf.

Rose Park is located on West Oak Street and Woodland Drive.

Features

  • Disc Golf

Burke Park / Peet's Hill

 

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Burke Park is a favorite Bozeman park and has a little over 40 acres, all of which are an off-lease area, to roam and adventure. This makes it one of the perfect dog parks in Bozeman. While they don't offer amenities, they do have several trails that connect with Peet's Hill. During the winter, Burke Park is known for its sledding hills. Burke Park also is host to a gravel parking lot for easy access.

Burke Park is located along South Church Avenue and borders the Bozeman Sculpture Park.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Trails

Soroptmist Park

Soroptmist Park is one of the smaller Bozeman parks with only 0.2 acres but holds picnic tables and sidewalks which provides a little oasis for in-town individuals.

Soroptmist Park is located on East Main Street and South Rouse Avenue.

Features

  • Picnic Tables

Tuckerman Park

Tuckerman Park bolsters about 10 acres of open area and trails. The park in Bozeman also contains a gravel parking lot for ease of access.

Tuckerman Park is located along Goldenstein Lane.

Features

  • Trails

Harvest Creek Park

Harvest Creek Park has about 3 acres with which a basketball court, sidewalks, and trails can be found in this park.

Harvest Creek Park is located on Farmall Street and Durham Ave.

Features

  • Basketball Court
  • Trails

North Meadows

North Meadows has only 1 acre but manages to fit a basketball court, playground, and sidewalks throughout.

North Meadows is located on Michael Grove Avenue and West Villard Street.

Features

  • Basketball Court
  • Playground

Bogert Park

 

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Bogert Park has many amenities for this 7.5-acre oasis. This Bozeman park often hosts community events throughout the Summer. Bogert Park plays host to basketball courts, ice skating rink, multi-use field, paved parking lot, picnic tables and shelter, playground, restrooms, trails, sidewalks, a swimming pool, several tennis courts, and a massive pavilion and stage. This is why Bogert is among the most popular parks in Bozeman.

Bogert Parks is located on South Church Avenue and Bogert Place.

Features

  • Basketball Courts
  • Multi-Use Field
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pavillion and Stage

 Aasheim Fields

Aasheim Fields is a total 5.25 acres and is host to a baseball/softball field, picnic tables, sidewalks, paved parking along with a recycling center.

Aasheim Fields is located at West Babcock Street & Fowler Avenue.

Features

  • Baseball/Softball Field
  • Picnic Tables

Langohr Gardens

Langohr Gardens has an impressive 12.3 acres with picnic tables, sidewalks, trails, community gardens, and a climbing rock.

Langohr Gardens is located on South Tracy Avenue and West Mason Street.

Features

  • Climbing Rock
  • Community Gardens
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trails

Valley West Park

Valley West Park plays host to 4.8 acres. The park also contains picnic tables, a playground, sidewalks, and trails.

Valley West Park is located on West Babcock Street and Clifden Drive and Hanley Avenue.

Features

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trails

Beall Park

 

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Beall Park is yet another one of the popular parks in Bozeman with roughly 2.2 acres of pure enjoyment. This park has many amenities including basketball courts, a drinking fountain, a large multi-use field (ice skating rink in the winter), picnic tables and shelter, playground, sidewalks, art center, and restrooms.

Beall Park is located on North Bozeman Avenue and East Villard Street.

Features

  • Basketball Courts
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Multi-Use Field
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter
  • Playground
  • Art Center
  • Restrooms

Oak Springs Park

Oak Springs Park consists of a little over 10 acres to kick back, relax, and enjoy the sun.

Oak Springs Park is located on Ferguson Avenue and Annie Street.

Features

  • Open Area

Southside Park

Southside Park has almost 2.5 acres and is filled with outdoor activities including a drinking fountain, two ice skating rinks in the winter, a multi-use field, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, sidewalks, and three tennis courts.

Southside Park is located on West College Street and South 5th Avenue.

Features

  • Multi-Use Field
  • Tennis Courts
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Restrooms

Walton Homestead Park

Walton Homestead Park is only a little over 1 acre but contains a playground and sidewalk paths throughout.

Walton Homestead Park is located on North 15th Avenue and Juniper Street.

Features

  • Playground

Bozeman Pond

 

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The Bozeman Pond has a notable 16.5 acres with a small off-leash dog park called Canine Beach. The Bozeman Pond also has a legitimate beach, drinking fountain, paved parking lot, picnic tables and shelter, restrooms, sidewalks, trails, two beach volleyball courts, with the ability to fish at the pond.

The Bozeman Pond is located at Huffine Lane and Fowler Avenue.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Beach
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables and Shelter
  • Restrooms
  • Trails
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Fishing

North Grand Fields

North Grand Fields only have a little over 2 acres yet have an option for visitors to choose to play on any one of their four impressive baseball/softball fields.

North Grand Fields is located on North Grand Avenue and West Cottonwood Street.

Features

  •  Baseball/Softball Fields

Snow-Fill Recreation Area

A popular park in Bozeman, Snow-Fill Recreation Area has about 37 acres of entirely off-leash area which a dog of any size would appreciate. This massive Bozeman dog park provides trails, benches, restrooms, and a drinking fountain for dogs to enjoy.

It is located on McIlhattan Road.

Features

  • Off-Leash Area
  • Trails
  • Benches
  • Restrooms
  • Drinking Fountain

Sports Complex

The Sports Complex is a profound 28.8 acre activity behemoth. The complex includes five baseball and softball fields, dog park, drinking fountains, several paved parking lots, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, sidewalks, trails, and their recycling center at the edge of a parking lot.

The Sports Complex is located along Haggerty Lane.

Features

  • Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Dog Park
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Trails

Bozeman Sculpture Park

 

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Bozeman Sculpture Park is a small area in which, you guessed it, rotating art sculptures can be seen and admired. As it is connected to Burke Park and Peet's Hill, it's a great way to experience both of these great parks in Bozeman.

Bozeman Sculpture Park is located on South Wallace Avenue and borders Burke Park and Peet's Hill.

Features

  • Sculptures

Graf Park

Graf Park has a little over 14 acres with only trails and sidewalks for visitors to venture.

Graf Park is located along Graf Street.

Features

  • Trails

Sandan Park

Sandan Park is roughly 3 acres of open space with some sidewalks within the park.

Sandan Park is located on Fen Way and Downy Lane.

Features

  • Open Area

Pocket Park

Pocket Park has only 1 acre of trails scattered around its small pond.

Pocket Park is located on North Wallace Avenue and Front Street.

Features

  • Pond
  • Trails

It's easy to take for granted the overwhelming amount of park options that Bozeman offers for both individuals and dogs alike. This comprehensive list of the best local parks in Bozeman will hopefully help you discover new parks or remember the previous parks you have visited already!

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