21 Incredible Things To Do in Bozeman, Montana in Winter

21 Incredible Things To Do in Bozeman, Montana in Winter

Montana winter seasonal tips, iconic locations, and cool things to do!

Average winter Temperatures in Montana

November: High: 43 / low: 21 – December: High: 34 / Low: 13 – January: High: 34 / Low: 13 – February: High: 38 / Low: 16 – March: High: 46 / Low: 23

Winter Driving Tips in BOZEMAN, MT

Give yourself plenty of room between cars. Bring an ice scraper. Go slow and watch out for black ice. Consider getting traveler's insurance!

Skiing & Snowboarding


It's no secret - Bozeman loves to ski! One of the main reasons people come to visit Bozeman, Montana in winter is the amazing mountain resorts nearby.

Take an Ice Climbing Class


From beginner classes (they provide the gear!) advanced climbs, and classes for kids, Montana Alpine Guides is your one-stop-shop for an epic winter trip in Bozeman.

Dog Sledding near Big Sky, Montana


Check out Spirit of the North Sled Dog Adventures for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Snowshoe Trails in Hyalite Canyon


Some of the best Bozeman snowshoeing trails have winter features like frozen lakes, icy waterfalls, and best of all, few people!

Christmas Tree Cutting In The Custer Gallatin National Forest


You can obtain a permit from local businesses in Bozeman to cut down your very own live tree from the Custer Gallatin National Forest.

Bozeman Local Breweries


Warm up your spirits at one of the many local breweries in town. – Mountains Walking – Bridger Brewing – Bozeman Brewing Company – MAP Brewing – Outlaw Brewing

Soak at Bozeman Hot Springs


Bozeman Hot Springs is the closest hot springs to town. It's known for its calming outdoor ambiance, colorful lights, and gorgeous landscaped outdoor space.

Or Try Norris Hot Springs


Norris Hot Springs uses fir planks to line the pool's surface, creating a 4-foot deep pool. It's popular among ski bums and locals for its chill, no-fuss vibe.

Try Cross Country Skiing


Beginner: Hyalite Canyon, Bridger Creek Golf Course Intermediate + Advanced: Highland Glen Nordic Ski Trails, Bozeman Creek/Sourdough Canyon  Rec + Competitive: The Crosscut Mountain Sports Center 

See The Holiday Lights Downtown


Every holiday season, Bozeman will dress up its downtown Main Street with a magical holiday display that can't be missed!

Get inspired!

Read our full guide to Bozeman, Montana in winter below for even more seasonal inspiration!