Under the Big Sky of Montana, you’ll discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth. From stunning scenery and pristine waters to geologic wonders and cultural history, Montana State Parks offer something for everyone. The diverse recreation and education opportunities make this a great place to live and a special place to visit.
So the lifts have closed and the rivers are cold, muddy, and blown out. Your yard looks like half of Bozeman tossed their dog leavings there, and it’s too cold and wet to break out the road bike. If you’ve got the time and gas money, head south for that ultimate slot canyon or desert river trip. Read more >>
- England, MikePaddling and peddling are a great combination—not only can you and your friends drive to and from the river in a single vehicle, but you’ll get some exercise to counterbalance all that beer-drinking on the water. Read more >>Stoops, KiraIt's tough being a Bozemanite sometimes. Which coffee shop am I gonna frequent? Which one of these Suby Outbacks is mine? Grab a jacket, a Nalgene, those never-ending out-of-town guests, and get back into the boonies for a day, on one tank or less. Read more >>
- England, MikeWhen Saturday dawns warm and bright and outdoor ambitions rise within you like spring snowmelt, it’s time for a Montana multisport: two or more outdoor activities spliced into a single day of fun and adventure. Read more >>Elpel, ThomasLooking for a quiet fall float and some great scenery? Try the Jefferson River, starting from the Cardwell Fishing Access Site (FAS), 60 miles west of Bozeman just off of I-90 at exit 256. Read more >>Frost, MelissaAlthough money is tight for many Montana families, there's an abundance of low-cost outdoor recreational activities right outside the front door. From state parks to rivers to fishing access sites, there's something for everyone, so why not hit the road? Read more >>
- 0Located near Three Forks, Montana, this 638-acre park features spectacular views over the Madison River Valley. Read more >>Warren, BeckyWhen patches of snow become harder to find around town and blades of grass begin to appear, many anxious Bozemanites hit the trails. Such eager hikers are often deflated when they reach the trail and find only mud and post-holing conditions. Read more >>Frost, MelissaAlthough money is tight for many Montana families, there's an abundance of low-cost outdoor recreational activities right outside the front door. From state parks to rivers to fishing access sites, there's something for everyone, so why not hit the road? Read more >>
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