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!


Pride Hike

May 30, 2024

Celebrate inclusion in the outdoors! Join GVLT’s NextGen Advisory Board of young professionals for a 2-3 mile hike on Peets Hill. Free and open to all!


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.


summer trails challenge 2024

June 1-27, 2024

Get ready for the 9th annual GVLT Summer Trails Challenge, winner of the 2023 Bozeman Choice Award for the best Summer Sports/Recreation event of the summer. Help support our trail systems!



June 8, 2024

Bach at the Trails is back! In partnership with Baroque Music Montana and RDE Dance Company, musicians and dancers will appear at six Gallatin Valley trailheads in a pop-up style intersection of music, dance, and nature, celebrating our community’s love of art and recreation.


Montana Farm-to-Table Food Festival

July 17, 2024

Bodhi Farms’s annual Montana Farm-to-Table Food Festival is a celebration of local food producers and the culinary artists that are dedicated to showcasing them. Thank you, Bodhi Farms, for generously dedicating 10% of ticket sales to benefit GVLT and the work we do to preserve the very things that make the Gallatin Valley such a great place to live. 


Evening on the Land

August 17, 2024

Mark your calendars for August 17, 2024, for another amazing night of community and philanthropy under the stars of the big Montana sky. Details coming soon. 


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.


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.


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