So much to see, so much to do this fall in the Bozeman, Big Sky, Yellowstone area of Montana.
The saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Montana, wait five minutes,” might be more true in the fall than it is during any other time of year. Sustained 70-and-sunny weather patterns can be interrupted by sharp temperature drops, rain and even snow, so being prepared with a wide array of flies, and the knowledge of when to use them, is key to having a successful fall Montana fishing trip.
Foraging for huckleberries is an inexpensive, inclusive activity that the whole family can enjoy. Beyond a can of bear spray and hard-sided storage container, the only thing you’ll need for a successful berry picking day is a sweet tooth and a little bit of know-how.
There's a lot going on in August and September in Bozeman, Big Sky and Yellowstone.
Freeskiing legend Glen Plake once pointed out that, “Skiing is a snow sport, not a winter sport." This sentiment is no more true anywhere than it is right here, right now, in our corner of Montana. Montana’s snow totals shattered historic records this winter, and as a result, the 2018 summer ski season is continuing to go off.
Even as average summertime highs climb into the high 70s and low 80s, there’s always a recreational opportunity near Bozeman and Big Sky to cool you off before you burn out.
Once the cows have calved and all is well at the ranch, it’s time for Montana’s cowboys and cowgirls to demonstrate the courage, hard work and finely-tuned skills that it takes to be a successful rancher. And to celebrate those who do it best.
Big Sky is an oasis in one of the wildest alpine landscapes on Earth. First-time visitors are often awe-struck without even leaving the comfort of their car or hotel, but the area’s beauty is only fully-realized by those who actually immerse themselves in it.
From scenic strolls through town to fast-paced mountain bike rides, Bozeman’s trail system is on par with the greatest in-town trail systems in the world. Here’s a rundown of just a few of the many trails that the Bozeman area has to offer, the rest will be here waiting for you to explore.
To many, early summer is the prettiest time of year to visit this corner of Montana. It’s the time of year when the high peaks are still capped with snow, the rivers are flowing full and wildflowers blanket the spaces between the two.