Our Favorite Recreational Areas
The great outdoors is one of the biggest perks to living in the great city
of Bozeman. It’s something the city has made the most of through
parks and recreational areas perfect for any activity. From dog friendly
parks with off-leash areas, to scenic locations like Bozeman Pond, we’re
highlighting some of our favorite recreational areas that are perfect
for you or your family to get out and get going.
Tucked right off the end of Main Street, Lindley Park is the perfect environment
for families looking to spend a leisurely day in the outdoors. Its open
landscapes and covered pavilion space make it the perfect park for hosting
personal events like birthdays or weddings. Lindley is most well known
as the grounds for which Bozeman’s annually anticipated Sweet Pea
Festival is held.
This beautiful space is the picture of what a perfect park ought to look
like. It has everything one could want in a park—running and walking
gravel trails that total 2.5 miles roundtrip, fishing docs, benches, off-leash
areas, and public restrooms.
Acquired by the Gallatin Valley Land Trust, this 12-acre space has been
designed with the Bozeman community at heart. Children can learn to fish
off the docks of the well-stocked trout pond, and dog owners are able
to let their pups run off-leash in designated areas that even include
More commonly known as “Pete’s Hill,” this park is one
of Bozeman’s most frequented, and for good reason. The elevated
plot of land is situated perfectly for catching some of the city’s
best sunset views. This area is one of those precious local landmarks
that makes Bozeman feel as if there is access to the great outdoors at
every turn, even within its suburbs. Located directly behind the Bozeman
Library, Burke Park is populated by hundreds of biking, running, and dog-walking
Bozemanites on a daily basis.
For a full list of Bozeman’s 42 recreational parks, visit the parks