GVLT Events

Participating in a GVLT event is a great way to get involved and learn more about our work.  Whether you want to have fun with fellow trail lovers or enjoy the beautiful open spaces we protect, there is an event for you. Join us!


43rd annual christmas stroll

Stop by our tent in our new location in front of the Rialto to say hi, share your favorite stories about trails and open space, warm up with some hot cocoa and coffee from Ghost Town Coffee Roasters, and, of course, get your free high fives!


12 days of bikemas 2023

GVLT is proud to sponsor the 3rd annual 12 Days of Bikemas. Walk or ride your bike downtown to do your shopping, eating, or hanging out, and log your trip on GoGallatin.org to be eligible to win a daily prize!


jingle bell jog

Bozeman Run Club, Big Sky Wind Drinkers, and GVLT’s NextGen Advisory Board present the first-ever Jingle Bell Jog on December 16. All paces are welcome at this free community event.


summer trails challenge 2024

summer 2024

Winner of the 2023 Bozeman Choice Award for the best Summer Sports/Recreation event of the summer, the 9th annual GVLT Summer Trails Challenge will return in 2024.


Field Day


Join GVLT and our friends at the conserved Rocky Creek Farms for Field Day – an afternoon of local food, family fun, and friends, old and new. This biennial community celebration connects you, the GVLT family, to each other and to the land.


bumblewood thicket fairy village

FALL 2024

In 2024, the 5th Annual Fairy Village will contain all new fairy homes and business establishments created by talented Montana artists.


Trail Ambassador Training

March 2024

Are you passionate about the Main Street to Mountain Trail System? Would you like to volunteer your time keeping the trails clean and safe? Join us for our annual Trail Ambassador Training

National Trails Day

June 1, 2024

Want to get your hands dirty? Grab a shovel and volunteer for National Trails Day. Every year on the first Saturday in June, hundreds of community members join GVLT for a morning of work to maintain or build our community trails. This event is free and open to the public.

Evening on the Land

August 17, 2024

Details for the 2024 Evening on the Land event will be released in the spring. Mark your calendars for August 17, 2024, for another amazing night of community and philanthropy under the stars of the big Montana sky.


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Development Manager