Numerous outfitters, resorts and guest ranches offer horseback riding in the area surrounding Bozeman. Guided trail rides are the norm, though larger pack trips into the nearby mountains are also available.
Cattle drives offer guests the chance to trail cattle from pasture to pasture or from foothills to wintering grounds. These trips involve several days of riding horseback, camping out in the wilderness and eating meals from chuckwagons.
The two 18-hole public courses are Bridger Creek and Cottonwood Hills. Cottonwood also boasts a 9-hole executive course. Two private courses are available as well as nearby courses in Three Forks, Ennis and Big Sky.
From scenic pleasure floats in a raft or canoe to whitewater rafting and kayaking there are plenty of opportunities for all ages and skill levels in the rivers nearby Bozeman.
Take a day to explore Bozeman’s interesting array of museums. The Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University affords even the casual observer a chance to travel four billion years through the history of the northern Rockies.
Designed specifically for children of all ages and their families, the Children’s Museum allows visitors to blow giant bubbles, dress up like pioneers or create a picture on the Harmonograph.
The stories of computers and technology are displayed in a unique 4,000 year timeline at the American Computer Museum. Several exhibits display historical devices from ancient Babylon and Egyptian times through the rise of the modern computer.
The Pioneer Museum, housed in the former county jail, is designed to keep the citizens of Gallatin Valley and travelers in touch with the area’s colorful history.