Links to Outdoor Activities in the Bozeman Area

Summer Activities

Absaroka-Beartooth Outfitters-Trail Rides
Explore the Montana wilderness by choosing either 2 hour, 1/2 day, or full-day rides through the beautiful high country just north of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner, MT.

Canyon Adventures
Choose from a variety of packages, depending on your personal taste. For more adventurous individuals, there is an option to take a 2 hour scenic horseback ride and spend the second half of the day rafting the Gallatin River!

'Saddle & Paddle' Combos
Get a taste of and take in the beauty that the Yellowstone area has to offer. Adventurers can choose from three different saddle and paddle combos (1/2 day trail ride, 1/2 day raft trip), including one on the Yellowstone River, one on the Gallatin River, or a ride through Yellowstone National Park.

Wild West Horseback
Specializing in family-friendly horseback trips, Wild West Outfitters offers a true Montana experience. Enjoy the Gallatin National Forest on a 1 hour, 2 hour, 1/2 day, or full-day ride. Saddle and Paddle packages are also available.

Medicine Lake Outfitters
Embark on a wilderness expedition in the greater Yellowstone region! Receive instruction on horesback riding and fly fishing, all while enjoying the breathtaking scenery. This year's pack trip destinations include Slough Creek in Yellowstone National Park, the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness north of the park, and Elkhorn Basin in the Madison Range.

Winter Activities

Bridger Bowl- Bozeman, MT
If visiting the Bozeman area in the winter months, Bridger Bowl is the ideal place for skiers and snowboarders. The mountain is a short drive from the city of Bozeman and offers several trails for skiers of all skill sets to enjoy.

Big Sky Ski Resort
At the Big Sky Resort, visitors can engage in a variety of different activities including sleigh rides, downhill skiing, snowboarding, nordic skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, etc. Lodging is also availabile on the mountain and its close proximity to Bozeman (approximately 40 miles) makes the mountain a great spot for friends and family to take advantage of the snow.

Bohart Ranch Cross Country Ski Center
Experience high quality nordic skiing at Bohart Ranch just 16 miles northeast of Bozeman. Skiers, both recreational and competitive, can choose from 29 Kilometers of scenic trails on private and forest service land.

Bozeman, MT Ice Skating Locations
The city of Bozeman has several locations for enjoying recreational ice-skating and/or hockey. These locations include Southside Park, Beall Park, Bogert Park, Haynes Pavilion, and Valley Ice Garden. Visit the link above for information on addresses, hours, and possible fees.