Historic downtown Bozeman boasts a very lively culture and night life. Two favorites of downtown Bozeman are the monthly "Music on Main" held during the summer months and "Art Walks" throughout the year. These two events bring the entire community together for food, drinks and fun. See more information at www.downtownbozeman.org.

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Main Street in Bozeman, Montana (Courtesy www.bozeman.net)

Bozeman is located in the Gallatin Valley which is surrounded by numerous mountain ranges including the Bridger Mountains to the northeast, the Tobacco Root Mountains to the west, the Gallatin Range and Spanish Peaks to the southwest. There are 3 ski resorts within 1 hour of downtown Bozeman (Big Sky, Moonlight Basin, and Bridger).

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Montana Hall, MSU's most notable building with the Bridger Mountains in the background (Courtesy www.montana.edu)

Bozeman offers numerous opportunities for activities including downhill skiing at the three ski resorts nearby, cross country skiing on many groomed trails and in close by Yellowstone National Park, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and hunting.

Scenic Bozeman Area

Pine Creek LakeGreat gray owlBig Sky Ski ResortBull elk in fallBull moose in Paradise ValleyCottonwood Lake in the Crazy MountainsWinter at Lava LakeBison in Yellowstone National ParkRoss Peak in the Bridger Mountainsblack bear in the Tobacco Root Mountains

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