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Bozeman, population 27,509, lies in the heart of the Gallatin Valley, a rich farmland of scenic grandeur in mountainous southwestern Montana.
The city is named after John Bozeman, a 19th century pioneer who made his living guiding immigrants through the formidable Rocky Mountains. Located at the gateway to some of the most impressive countryside in Montana and surrounded by national forest on every side, Bozeman is considered a Mecca for outdoor recreation.
For those who love skiing, Bozeman's geographic location couldn't be better, as it is 43 miles from Montana's expansive Big Sky Resort and approximately two hours from cross-country skiing in Yellowstone National Park. Hiking, fishing and horseback riding are also accessible in the Bozeman area. Guided tours can be arranged for a wide number of activities including llama treks and whitewater rafting.
A plethora of U.S. Forest campgrounds surround the Bozeman area. The Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park, southwest of Bozeman, offers camping and is well known for its limestone caves. Hotels, motels, vacation rentals and other accommodations are also available in and around Bozeman.
Now considered a preferred area for residential relocation, Bozeman has come a long way since its primitive days of dirt roads and packhorses. Bozeman offers the very best in entertainment from an art museum to live Shakespearean theater. The city also features several art and food festivals throughout the year.
For those who crave Old West lore and history, Bozeman's museums provide a glimpse of what it was really like to live in rugged Montana during the 19th century, and why John Bozeman called this little corner of the Rockies "the Garden of Montana."
Main routes in are I-90, US 191 and MT 84.
The Bozeman airport, Gallatin Field, is served by Delta, Northwest, Horizon, and United Express/Sky West airlines. The airport is eight miles from Bozeman.
Greyhound bus terminal located in Bozeman.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Benchmark Montana Road & Recreation Atlas by Benchmark Maps. Large-scale Landscape MapsTM and a complete 30-page Recreation Guide make it the ideal planning tool for any outdoor adventure. Benchmark field-checkers drove thousands of miles to make sure the Montana Road & Recreation Atlas is the most accurate and reliable map product. Order now...
Moon Montana, 9th Edition (Moon Handbooks) by Judy Jewell and W.C. McRae. This guide has complete information about all of Big Sky Country, from Yellowstone National Park to the eastern prairies of the state, to help the traveler plan a memorable vacation. Order now...
Hidden Montana: Including Missoula, Helena, Bozeman, and Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks by John Gottberg. This guide contains detailed maps, web sites for listings, author picks plus walking and driving tours to explore Montana. Over 70 parks, towns, ski villages and wilderness areas are detailed in this book. Order now...
Montana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff by Ednor Therriault. This laugh-out-loud guide will introduce readers to the offbeat people, places, and events of the Treasure State. Order now...
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