GVLT Community 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!


Bike Your Park

September 25, 2021

We’re teaming up with Bozeman Parks and Recreation, Western Transportation Institute, and Streamline Bus to bring Adventure Cycling Association’s Bike Your Park Day to Bozeman! Bike Your Park Bozeman is September 25th,  9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All ages are invited to enjoy this 6-mile flat route on both gravel and paved surfaces. Different stations set up along the way will feature bike decorating, bike-loading demonstrations, and tons of PRIZES!


Montana Fresh Hop Fest

October 16, 2021

Come join us this October 16th as we celebrate the end of the harvest season with the first annual Montana Fresh Hop Festival, featuring fresh-hopped beer from over 30 Montana breweries from all around the state. This unique style of beer is a true seasonal, only available each year during Hop Harvest!

Annual GVLT Events


Spring/Summer Discovery Walks

May – June

Discovery Walks are back! Are you looking for fun, educational outdoor activities that will help get you better acquainted with your Bozeman trails and neighbors? Discovery Walks are for you! These one-hour, guided walks will help you discover the 90+ miles of trail on the Main Street to the Mountains trail system. Each walk takes place at a different trail or park, and features a different theme. 

Summer Trails Challenge

June 5-25, 2021

Raising money for GVLT is simple! Log your miles on the trail to help match our Trails Challenge fund from local businesses. 1 mile=$1 to support GVLT’s work to expand the Main Street to the Mountains trail system.

National Trails Day

June 5, 2021

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.


Main Street to the Mountains Ride

July 15, 2021

Celebrate summer and trails with GVLT’s NextGen Advisory Board. Join us on a bike ride followed by free bbq, beer, and music.

Trail Mix

February 19 – 26, 2021

Our annual supporter social is a fantastic opportunity to meet other trail-loving folk. Renew your annual gift or give what you can, enjoy a beer, and appetizers. Each year at Trail Mix we honor an individual with the Trail Partner of the Year Award.

Evening on the Land

Postponed to August 20, 2022

Our bi-annual outdoor gala is as unique as it is grand. Guests enjoy views from a tent on a beautiful piece of conserved land in the Gallatin Valley. The event includes a locally-sourced dinner and live auction featuring priceless Montana experiences. Dance the night away and celebrate our region’s wide, open spaces.

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