SNOWMOBILING IN BOZEMAN/BIG SKY


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Location & Getting Here:

Southwest Montana on I-90 between Billings and Butte. Fly into Bozeman. Drive I-90 east-west or US Hwy191/287 north-south.
Bozeman is perfectly located for the winter sports lover. Close to snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park and within minutes of some of Montana's finest downhill and cross country skiing, Bozeman is a prime winter destination. The park lies just 90 miles south through the scenic Gallatin River Canyon. You can sled most of the way on the popular Big Sky Snowmobile Trail.
 
  TRAILS:
Included in the system is the 120-mile Big Sky Snowmobile Trail between Bozeman and West Yellowstone. Five access routes make shorter loops for easier rides. Buck Creek Ridge, off US Hwy191 south of Big Sky, provides miles of excellent play area. North of town are the Brackett-Fairy Lake and Olsen Creek-Bangtail Ridge trails.
 
  MILES GROOMED:
 200 Miles
 
  ELEVATION:
Bozeman, 4,755'; trails to 9,500'
 
  SERVICES:
A full range of services are available in Bozeman and the Gallatin Canyon. Lodging and food range from modest to elegant. All makes of snowmobiles are sold and serviced. Rentals are available in Bozeman, and Big Sky. Guided tours can be arranged through rental operators or the Gallatin Valley Snowmobile Association Box 3164, Bozeman MT 59772, Web: snowtana.com. A full range of lodging and food services are available in Bozeman, Gallatin Gateway and Big Sky.
 
  CONTACTS:
 · Bozeman Ranger District, Gallatin National Forest, 3710 Fallon St., Suite C, Bozeman, MT 59718 , (406) 522-2520
 · Gallatin Valley Snowmobile Association, P.O. Box 3164, Bozeman, MT 59772, www.snowtana.com
 · Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce, 2000 Commerce Drive, Bozeman, MT 59715, (800) -228-4224 (406) 586-5421, www.bozemanchamber.com
 · Big Sky Chamber of Commerce, Box 160100, Big Sky, MT 59716, www.bigskychamber.com