Within reasonable driving distance of spectacular Yellowstone National Park, the city of Bozeman, MT is a haven for those who enjoy outdoor sports. Well known for its breathtaking scenery, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts travel to this southwestern Montana town each year to enjoy all it has to offer.
Water lovers will want to play on the rivers near Bozeman. The Gallatin, Madison, and Yellowstone Rivers provide excellent opportunities for whitewater rafting via inflatable or kayak. Information on guided tours is abundantly available to visitors. Others who prefer a slower pace will want to fish those same (and other) area rivers. Fly fishing in the Bozeman area is quite popular and myriad outfitters offer information on guided excursions, equipment rental, and more.
Hikers will find trails that range from easy to quite difficult, with some reaching elevations of more than 10,000 feet! Mountain bikers will revel in the same wonderful experiences, as numerous single track trails wind through the nearby foothills and mountains of Bozeman, MT.
Travel to Bozeman doesn't need to be limited to outdoor activities. The town is also home to several excellent museums, including the Museum of the Rockies, where you'll find a large collection of dinosaur remains. Local theater companies also keep travelers entertained when they're through playing outdoors.