Cross Country Skiing

The mountains and meadows of Bozeman, Montana, hold some of the best cross country skiing in the country. The nonprofit Bridger Ski Foundation tends to some 70 kilometers of groomed ski trails—many of them in downtown Bozeman. Combine that with several destination-worthy ski centers and you’ll find southwest Montana to be a cross country (aka Nordic) mecca for both expert and beginner skiers.

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Bangtail Bike & Ski

Address: 137 E. Main St. Bozeman 59715

Phone: (406) 587-4905

Welcome to Southwest Montana’s premier bicycle and ski shop in the heart of downtown Bozeman. Born of an eclectic mix of road and...

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Bangtail Trail

Address: Gallatin National Forest Bozeman, 59718

Phone: (406) 522-2520

Bangtail Trail (Grassy Mountain) offers mountain bike opportunities in summer months.Length: 10.0 miles.Trail Begins: Highway 86Trail Ends: Bangtail StationArea Map: Gallatin National Forest Visitor...

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Big Sky Snowmobile Trail

Address: Gallatin National Forest Bozeman, 59718

Phone: (406) 522-2520

Some sections of Big Sky Snowmobile Trail are for experienced riders only. Portions of the trail at lower elevations generally follow logging roads and are...

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Bob Ward ‘s Sports and Outdoors

Address: 3011 Max Ave, Bozeman, MT 59718

Phone: (406) 586-4381

Bob Ward's Sports & Outdoors is the largest and oldest sporting goods retailer in the state of Montana. Since 1917 we have been committed to...

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Bozeman Creek/Sourdough Canyon 23 KM

Address: 7198-7126 Sourdough Canyon Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715

The Bozeman Creek (aka Sourdough Canyon) trail is a wide track that gradually climbs up the canyon, alongside Bozeman Creek on the national forest, with...

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Bridger Creek Golf Course 7KM

Address: 2710 McIlhattan Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715

The Bridger Creek Golf Course provides some of the best beginner and intermediate in-town cross country skiing in Bozeman. Glide across this stunning course with...

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Bridger Ski Foundation

Address: 851 Bridger Drive, Ste. 4, Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 587-2445

PROVIDING ACCESS TO A LIFETIME OF OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES Bridger Ski Foundation (BSF) is a nonprofit community ski organization based in Bozeman, Montana. We provide...

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Crosscut Mountain Sports Center

Address: 16621 Bridger Canyon Rd Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 586-9690

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center envisions a year-round recreation, sports training and educational facility that provides access to the mountains for human-powered outdoor activities. Crosscut...

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Highland Glen 10 KM

Features rolling terrain through fields, sagebrush, and low hills. It’s a great place to grab a ski in town with a rural feel,...

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History Rock Trail

History Rock Trail offers mountain bike opportunities in summer months.Length: 4.0 miles.Trail Begins: 10 miles up Forest Service Road 62 (Hyalite Canyon Road) Trail Ends: Trail 422 ...

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Hyalite 30+KM


Hyalite Canyon serves as the recreational hub of Bozeman. The Forest Service’s winter trail system provides endless miles of cross country skiing&mdash...

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Lindley Park Dog Loop 1 KM

Address: 116 Cypress St, Bozeman, MT 59715

A new addition to Bozeman’s in-town ski trails, this dog-friendly loop provides is just under 1 km and is for skiers and their dogs....

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Olson Creek Trail

Address: Olsen Creek Rd Montana 59715

Olson Creek Trail offers mountain bike opportunities in summer months and skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. ...

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Round House Ski & Sports

Address: 1422 West Main, Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 587-1258

Round House Ski & Sports is a sports specialty shop selling Alpine, Nordic, snowboarding equipment and clothing. We rent skis in town or at Bridger...

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Sacajawea Middle School 1 KM

Address: 3525 S 3rd Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715

This 1 km loops is located on the athletic fields behind the school, with flat, beginner-friendly terrain. The public is welcome to use this trail outside...

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Spanish Creek Trail

Address: Spanish Creek Rd Montana 59730

From the Spanish Creek parking area, there are many options for ski routes into the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. This trail is not groomed. The Spanish...

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Sunset Hills 3.8 KM (Formerly Lindley)

Address: Ellis St, Bozeman, MT 59715

This loop winds up and down through a large field nestled between Lindley Park and the Hospital. A popular spot for a quick ski, it...

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Sypes Canyon Trail

Address: Sypes Canyon Trail, Montana 59715

Sypes Canyon Trail offers mountain bike opportunities in summer months. ...

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Wildhorse/Lick Creek Trail

Address: Wildhorse Trail, Bozeman, MT 59714

Wildhorse/Lick Creek Trail is shared with snowmobiles. This trail is not groomed. It offers mountain bike opportunities in summer months.Length: 12.9 km of more...

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Surrounding Area

320 Ranch

Address: 205 Buffalo Horn Creek, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730

Phone: (800) 243-0320

You’ve always dreamed of horseback riding beneath Montana’s soaring clear blue skies, you’ve yearned to fly fish its tumbling...

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Beehive Basin Trail

Address: Gallatin National Forest Bozeman, 59718

Phone: (406) 522-2520

Beehive Basin Trail is a moderate 5 km single-track loop near Big Sky. The trail begins with a few switchbacks, which is a...

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Chico Hot Springs

Address: PO Box 29 Pray, MT 59065

Phone: (406) 333-4933

Chico Hot Springs Resort is a destination resort with both a fantastic conference facility and extensive day spa. Chico is as historic as it is...

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Lone Mountain Ranch

Address: 750 Lone Mountain Ranch Rd. Big Sky, MT 59716

Phone: (406) 995-4644

For over 100 years, Lone Mountain Ranch has given travelers the true experience of Yellowstone Country. Just 18 miles beyond the northwest border of the park, tucked...

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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Address: 42950 Gallatin Road, Big Sky, MT 59716

Phone: (406) 995-4132

Originally built in 1919, Rainbow Ranch Lodge is an award winning, rustic luxury resort that provides both farm-to-table dining and 21 well-appointed guest accommodations, on the banks...

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Rendezvous Trails

Address: 100 S Geyser St, West Yellowstone, MT 59758

Phone: (406) 646-7701

On the edge of Yellowstone Park, enjoy 35 kilometers of Nordic skiing on the Rendezvous Trails. The trails are all on U.S. Forest Service land...

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