Winter in Bozeman is filled with activity. Find local ski resorts and cross-country skiing trails, beautiful backcountry canyons calling to be explored by snowmobile or snowshoe, as well as Yellowstone National Park.
Montana ranks near the top of places to ski – all types of skiing – downhill, cross-country, backcountry and telemark.
Miles of groomed and ungroomed trails surround Bozeman, threading through the forests and mountains. Remember that only guided snowmobile tours are allowed in Yellowstone National Park.
A unique experience is to take a snowcoach tour of Yellowstone National Park. Snowcoaches have been operating in Yellowstone National Park since 1955 providing a warm passage and safe into Yellowstone's winter wonderland.
Let four legged canine friends pull you along over the snow. Listen to the swish of dogsled runners as you bounce merrily along enjoying the natural wonders of Montana’s winter.
Mixing winter fun with western tradition, try a sleigh ride. Enjoy being bundled up under warm blankets as the horses and wrangler take you on a memorable outing.
Bozeman has miles of trails for the winter adventurer. Strap on some snowshoes and head out on a winter hike. Just about anywhere you can hike or mountain bike in summer, you can snowshoe in winter.
As a mode of travel, a form of recreation or as a part of an organized sport (hockey) ice-skating has a long history. You will find plenty of locations for enjoying either ice-skating and/or hockey in Bozeman.
Kids’ Winter Fun
Bozeman is a great base for your family winter vacation. Popular winter activities for kids in the area include ice-skating, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic skiing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dogsledding and snowboarding.