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Winter Guide Bozeman

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A Glimpse of Seasonal Activities in Our Montana Winter Guide:

Montana is renowned for its wealth of outdoor activities, and the winter season is no exception. Are you curious about what Montanans love to do when the snow blankets the landscape? Read on to discover a winter wonderland filled with outdoor adventures and cozy indoor pursuits!

Outdoor Activities:

1. Winter Hikes/Snowshoeing in Bozeman:

Embrace the winter trails with your snowshoes. Some favored routes include Lava Lake, Garnet Mountain, Pioneer Falls, Palisade Falls, and many more, there are trails everywhere!

2. Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding in Bozeman:

Hit the slopes at popular resorts like Bridger Bowl, Big Sky Resort, Red Lodge Mountain, and Showdown. There are 15 resorts in Montana to enjoy, view all resort opening dates HERE.

3. Cross-Country Skiing in Bozeman:

Test your physical strength while enjoying the mountains. Be sure to research rental information and recommended trails. Cross-country skiing is a favorite here in Bozeman, Crosscut is a popular area for this activity.

4. Ice Skating in Bozeman:

Glide over frozen surfaces at various rinks and parks. Drive down streets near Main and you will most likely run into a safe skating space, specifically Bogart Park is a popular destination. Be careful going out onto any frozen body of water that is not a designated skating area!

5. Ice Fishing in Bozeman:

Brave the cold and explore top ice fishing spots like Hyalite Reservoir and Bozeman Pond. Local fishing shops can guide you if you're new to this winter activity.

6. Hot Springs in Bozeman:

Take a short drive to relax in one of Montana's hot springs. Be sure to go on a weekday to avoid the busy weekend hours! Options include Yellowstone Hot Springs, Chico Hot Springs, Norris Hot Springs, and Bozeman Hot Springs.

7. Yellowstone Adventures in Bozeman:

Experience the magic of Yellowstone in winter with activities like snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, and guided tours. Check entrance availability for the best planning.

8. Snowmobiling in Bozeman:

Own a snowmobile or need a rental? Hit the trails with options from businesses like Big Boys Toys and Summit All Terrain Rentals. There are tons of snowmobiling opportunities around town and within the Big Sky and Greater West Yellowstone areas. You do not need to be an expert, as beginners can easily seek out all the necessary gear, and guides, you name it! Sled safely out there!

9. Dogsledding/Sleigh Rides in Bozeman:

Glide through snow-covered landscapes with a team of dogs or opt for a charming sleigh ride at Lone Mountain Ranch or 320 Ranch. View their seasonally updated options on this specific adventure, booking in advance may be necessary!

Indoor Winter Activities in Bozeman:

1. Museums:

Explore the rich history of Montana at the Museum of the Rockies, Montana Science Center, and Bozeman Art Museum.

2. Escape Rooms:

Challenge your wits against the clock at Escape 406 and Bozeman Breakout with friends or family.

3. Winter Farmers Market:

Don't miss the local farmers market for unique items, locally grown produce, and more. The market is held nearly every Saturday, be sure to check the updated times and locations!

4. Indoor Sports:

Stay active indoors at places like Extreme Performance Archery, Montana Indoor Sports, Spire Climbing & Fitness, and more.

Out-of-Town Visitors:

If you're planning a winter visit to Bozeman, consider these rustic Montana lodges:

1. Lone Mountain Ranch Adventure Packages
2. 320 Guest Ranch
3. Mountain Sky Guest Ranch
4. Gallatin River Lodge
5. Buck’s T-4 Lodge
6. Rainbow Ranch Lodge
7. Howlers Inn Bed & Breakfast & Wolf Sanctuary

Whatever activity you decide to do, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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