Blue Light

Like the blue light atop downtown Bozeman's Baxter Hotel, that beckons skiers to Bridger Bowl to enjoy a fresh snowfall, our Blue Light guide beckons MSU students to the outdoors, to enjoy southwest Montana's inimitable natural world.

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bozeman btn, by the numbers, outdoor statistics
the editors
While Bozeman is surrounded by acres and acres of public land, full of recreational opportunities, the city limits are chock-full of fun, too.There are trails, beaches, boulders, and bike paths. Here are some numbers to consider. Read more >>
hotel baxter, welcome to bozeman
Cordelia Pryor
Welcome to Bozeman! Read more >>
beer, aprés, winter, drinks
Corey Hockett
Cold-season aprés. Read more >>
ice skating, beall park
the editors
Winter's offbeat activites. Read more >>
nordic skiing, cross country, winter
Cordelia Pryor
Getting your Nordic legs under you. Read more >>
kayaking, beer, brewery, apres
Cordelia Pryor
Bozeman's summertime spots. Read more >>
wolf watching, outdoor education
Dawn Brintnall
Learning up in Big Sky Country. Read more >>
books, maps, preparedness
Jack Taylor
Laying the groundwork. Read more >>
snow science, snow pit, outdoor education
Jack Taylor
A little learning goes a long way. Read more >>
volunteering, working, community
Cordelia Pryor
Give it back, Bozeman. Read more >>
gear garage, rental, outdoor gear
the editors
For those feeling frugal. Read more >>
town trails, bozeman trails, main street to the mountains
the editors
A guide to Bozeman's byways. Read more >>
ridge run, bridger ridge, baldy
Cordelia Pryor
Year-round, the Bozone bustles with things to do, for every outdoor inclination. Here are some of the most iconic annual events, where you can experience the Bozeman community and have fun doing it. Read more >>
parks, MSU, running, biking,fishing
Maggie Slepian
Where to park it around Bozeman. Read more >>
running, MSU, trails, hiking
the editors
Getting your start on Bozeman area trails. Read more >>
Camping, backpacking
Maggie Slepian
Spending a night under the stars. Read more >>
bucket list
the editors
It’s easy to be overwhelmed by Bozeman’s outdoor options.One way to stay on track is to make a list. Or better yet, let us make one for you. Below are bucket-list adventures, organized into single-day outings that fit into any busy schedule. Read more >>
rafting, boating
Mike Garcia
Bozeman's water-sport scene. So you want to slay the river dragons?Or do you just want a peaceful day on the water? Read more >>
climbing, MSU
the editors
Rocking out in Bozeman; where to start.  Read more >>
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