The wonderful town of Belgrade, Montana is located 10 miles northwest of Bozeman. With a population of over 8,000 people, Belgrade is a quiet yet energetic town settled in the heart of the Gallatin Valley. Since its founding in 1882, Belgrade has growth has been gradual but steady. Many of its thriving businesses are managed by local families who have a robust devotion to their community.
With its centralized location, Belgrade provides easy access to several points of interest and amenities. Yellowstone National Park, Lewis and Clark Caverns, Big Sky Ski and Summer Resort, Museum of the Rockies, and Nevada and Virginia Cities are all just around the corner. Belgrade offers great business prospects, a family-based environment and outdoor recreation for the adventurous. Residents of Belgrade are proud of their community and appreciate sharing it with travelers as well as new comers.
Fun Fact: Belgrade was once home to Beaumont Track, a horse racing facility built in the 1950’s. The subdivision now located in its place honors its founder, Lloyd Shelhamer, with street names such as Secretariat, Quinella and Triple Crown.
Visit Belgrade’s School District website for information on Elementary, Middle and High School in Belgrade, Montana
Montana State University is as remarkable as its setting. Created as a land-grant institution, it is a welcoming, adventurous community of students, faculty and staff distinguished by its commitment to address the world’s greatest challenges. The university energizes individuals to discover and pursue their aspirations. It inspires people to engage with the university to improve the human prospect through excellence in education, research, creativity and civic responsibility.
Montana State University is in a class of its own. MSU is among the top 3% of colleges and universities for research expenditures, and is also classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an institution with a high undergraduate profile. This means that undergraduates at MSU get research opportunities typically reserved for graduate students at other schools. Plus, MSU’s location at the crossroads between Yellowstone National Park and some of the biggest skiing in America offers students a classroom, lab and playground unlike any in the world.
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City of Belgrade maintains over a dozen parks with tennis courts, baseball facilities, soccer fields and more.
Full list of National Forests in Montana
- Beaverhead National Forest
- Bitterroot National Forest
- Custer National Forest
- Deerlodge National Forest
- Flathead National Forest
- Gallatin National Forest (right here in Bozeman)
- Helena National Forest
- Kootenai National Forest
- Lewis and Clark National Forest
- Lolo National Forest
Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and more!
Because Belgrade is only a few short minutes from Bozeman, we share all the fantastic outdoor activities Bozeman has to offer. Literally anything you can think of doing in the snow, you can do it here. Snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice skating…even a “Polar Plunge“…you name it, we’ve got it! Bozemannet.com is a great resource for everything related to outdoor winter activities in Bozeman, Belgrade and Livingston.
In just a few minutes, you can drive from one end of Belgrade to the other. Belgrade is only 10-15 minutes from Bozeman. We love that. But, if you’re not able to drive, Bozeman has a fantastic free public transportation system, Streamline. We love that too.
The Bozeman Streamline has been operating since 2006 and is a great way to get around town. From Bozeman Deaconess Hospital to the Gallatin Valley Mall and from MSU to Belgrade, and even Livingston, the routes are perfect for commuting for work or simply exploring the Valley. You can even ride to Bridger Bowl and Bohart Ranch for a day of skiing. They also offer door-to-door transportation for seniors and persons with disabilities. We highly encourage you to jump on and see where it takes you, you might be surprised. And, don’t forget the best part…it’s free!
Want to get to Big Sky but don’t want to drive yourself or need a ride? Well guess what, we’ve got a bus for that too! The Skyline Bus offers routes from Bozeman all the way up to Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Resort, Town Center, with multiple stops along the way for you to explore all Big Sky has to offer.
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