Montana is known for abundant outdoor activities, so what do Montanans love to do in the winter? Read below to find out!
Winter Hikes/Snowshoeing - Grab your snowshoes and hit the trails! Some of our favorite winter hikes are; Lava Lake, Garnet Mountain, Pioneer Falls,Palisade Falls, Sypes Canyon, Drinking Horse, Leverich Canyon, Grotto Falls, Blackmore Lake/Peak, History Rock, and Ousel Falls. For more trail information, CLICK HERE.
Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding - With so many ski resorts close by, you can guarantee to catch us on the slopes! Whatever mountain you chose, we know you’ll have fun! *With the recent changes due to COVID-19, make sure you take proper face coverings and book your lift tickets/activities ahead of time. Most resorts are limiting capacity to help accommodate social distancing. Bridger Bowl Big Sky Resort Red Lodge Mountain Showdown
Cross Country Skiing - Enjoy a sunny day with friends in the mountains while testing your physical strength. For information on where to rent or purchase skis and what trails to hit, CLICK HERE.
Ice Skating - Our winter activities guide wouldn’t be complete without ice skating! For a list of ice skating rinks and parks, CLICK HERE.
Ice Fishing - The winter weather doesn’t stop us from fishing! Haven’t been ice fishing before? Don’t fret, Bozeman is littered with fishing shops all staffed with experienced anglers. Some of our top ice fishing locations are; Hyalite Reservoir, Bozeman Pond, East Gallatin Recreation Area, Canyon Ferry, and Hebgen Lake.
Hot Springs - Located conveniently close to multiple hot springs, relaxation is only a short drive away! While the outside temperatures may drop drastically, all you have to do is head to one of the many hot springs and you’ll be warm in no time. Regardless of which hot spring you settle on, jump in, sit back, and relax! *Make sure to call ahead and reserve your spot this COVID season! Yellowstone Hot Springs Chico Hot Springs Norris Hot Springs Bozeman Hot Springs
Yellowstone - There is so much beauty in Yellowstone, and something about the snow covered ground makes everything more magical. Enjoy snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, snowshoeing, tours and more! Be sure to see what entrances are open beforehand to best plan your Yellowstone adventure. For more activity information, CLICK HERE.
Dogsledding/Sleigh Rides - Glide across snow-covered landscapes while being hitched up to a team of canines. Don’t want to be tied up with the dogs? Hop in a sleigh instead and have beautiful horses guide you through our winter wonderland. Lone Mountain Ranch 320 Ranch
Escape Rooms - Gather a group of friends, family, or co-workers and head to one of these amazing Escape Rooms to test your wits against the clock! Work together to solve the puzzle and accomplish your tasks before time runs out. Escape 406 Bozeman Breakout
Winter Farmers Market - Don’t miss out on our local, thriving farmers market. Packed with unique items made locally, along with locally grown vegetables, meats, cheeses, and more! For specific dates and location, CLICK HERE.