Featuring local outdoor-oriented museums, historical and geological sites, scenic drives and biways, and fish hatcheries, southwest Montana's attractions have something to please everyone. 

Shoshone Lake
Ryan Cuddy
A solo adventure to Shoshone Lake 
Fall leaves, autumn, fall colors, chlorophyll, trees
Certo, Johhny
The leaves they are a-changin'.
Getting stoked to ride new terrain
Reuss, Dave
The story on Big Sky Resort's recent merger with Moonlight Basin and Spanish Peaks. Read more >>
ice climbing, winter, Outside Bozeman, Montana
Knight, Phil
Climbing around Cooke City.
Paradise Valley, winter, Outside Bozeman, Montana
Slepian, Maggie
The winter wonderland of Paradise Valley.
Yellowstone River, Yellowstone Park, Bozeman attractions
Knight, Phil
A mini-guide
Hyalite reservoir, fishing near Bozeman, mountain biking trails
Knight, Phil
A guide to Bozeman's playground
Bridger Bowl, Big Sky, Bozeman ski hills, ski hills near Bozeman, Montana skiing
Krueger, Ryan
Ski hills near Bozeman.With incredible terrain and two world-class ski hills within an hour’s drive, this place will change your life—here’s a quick rundown of what our area has to offer Read more >>
Hester, Charley
Turning around is never easy
Barnes, Alyssa
As the warm summer months give way to the cool, crisp days of autumn, Madison River anglers begin their mass exodus from the town known for its millions of trout. Read more >>
Keyes, Fletcher
The Museum of the Rockies’ Taylor Planetarium is a Bozeman landmark: its 40-foot, 110-seat domed theater offers an intimate and unique look at the Montana night sky. Read more >>
Dehmer, Kurt
Every adventure, even a spring “staycation,” needs a good base camp—and Ennis fits that bill quite nicely. Traditionally a rest stop for travelers between the Gallatin Valley and the gold fields of Alder and Last Chance gulches, Ennis was a place to rest, refuel, and resupply. Read more >>
Reuss, Dave
Looking for a new venue for your favorite winter activity? Just head over the hill. Doesn’t matter what blows your hair back—once the snow comes down, you can find it in Paradise Valley. Read more >>
Harrison, Melynda
I’m kicking and gliding along the impeccably groomed Nordic trails at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky. Snow-laden trees line the edge of the trail, threatening to drop gobs of snow; North Fork Creek gurgles near the trail, verdant green moss peaking out from under the snow. Read more >>
Reed, Tom
There’s a tradition I repeat twice a year, every year. It begins in late May three miles east of the tiny mountain town of Pony, Montana, at the Karl Ohs Ranch. Read more >>
Sundborg, Caitlin
Situated at the mouth of Gallatin Canyon, Montana Whitewater Raft Company has built an impressive network of ziplines and platforms hidden in the pines, providing you with an adrenaline-soaked way to spend the day once the sun starts shining. Read more >>
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Site
Washoe Park Trout Hatchery
Livingston Depot CenterSouthwest Montana's best outdoor-oriented museums–including information and links. Read more >>
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