Swimming

In southwest Montana you'll find swimmers in lakes, inlets, or recreation centers, participating in triathlons, making laps, or relaxing in hot springs. 

Boulder Hot Springs
LaFortune, Emerald
A shoulder-season Plan B. Read more >>
Photo by Kyle Christenson
Meghan O'Neal
On those blazing summer days in Bozeman, sometimes all you want is to grab a swimsuit and some beer and go in search of sweet relief. There are a number of places to swim around Bozeman if you’re willing to look. Read more >>
Montana Triathlon
Parks, Matt
An athletic ménage-a-trois. Read more >>
Stein, Becky
 Fatigued muscles from too many turns at Bridger Bowl? Have the doldrums from short cold days? How about relaxing, rejuvenating, and warming in up in one of Montana’s hot springs? Read more >>
Photo by Gwen Morgan
England, Mike
Need a two-day getaway, but don’t want to blow wads of dough or spend hours on the road? Then pack a few things, shut off the cell phone, and head south to Ennis, where a laid-back and fun-filled weekend awaits—all within an hour’s drive of Bozeman. Read more >>
Illustration by Ted Rechlin
Bill Bilverstone
A few summers ago, my girlfriend Jo and I were beat up from biking trails beyond our ability and conceived a yen to float the Gallatin from the mouth of the canyon to Gallatin Gateway. Read more >>
England, Mike
Three Forks Threesome. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Even though nearly four million people swarm Yellowstone each year seeking to experience its magic and majesty, a relatively small number leave the roads or boardwalks. Even fewer make it to the remote and fabled Cascade Corner. Read more >>
Matthew Parks
You’ve thought about it. Some of your friends do it. However, you’re not quite sure how to do it. Don’t be intimidated—participating in your first triathlon is a wonderful endeavor that you can accomplish. Read more >>
England, Mike
“First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down.” –Ray Bradbury Read more >>
Montague, Ada
After a hard day outside, when you feel so sore you can barely move or so cold your toes might snap off, just head to one of our nearby hot springs and melt your discomforts away. Read more >>
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