Hike Big Sky
Hike Big Sky

2020 Hike Big Sky Schedule

Join Big Sky Community Organization and Visit Big Sky on our Wednesday morning hiking series in July and August.  The location changes each week so you can experience a new hike in the Big Sky area and features a fun topic and/or activity.

Registration is required.  Click the link below to pre-register or come early the day of to register in person.

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Summer 2020 schedule

July 1st: Uplands
Steadily climb to an area of higher elevation for expansive views of Big Sky. This 2.0 mile ‘lollipop’ loop is a town favorite.

July 8th: Hummocks
Traverse the area’s fun, rolling topographic features or ‘hummocks’ created by ice-age landslides. Hummocks Trail is a 3.0 mile loop around a hidden pond and offers views of the Huckleberry Ridge Tuff, a volcanic rock formed by the 2.1 million year old Huckleberry Ridge of Yellowstone’s caldera.

July 15th: Health & Wellness at the Big Sky Community Park
Meet at the Big Sky Community Park for a health and wellness walkabout. Join area industry professionals from 9am-11am to learn all about living a healthy lifestyle. Providers will be stationed throughout the park to encourage social distancing.

July 22nd: Beehive Basin
Join BSCO staff on this 6.6 mile round-trip hike with 1,500 feet elevation gain, majestic peaks, an alpine lake, rocky outcrops, and open meadows. Pack a lunch, and plan to spend about 4 hours on the trail. Meet at the Upper Beehive Basin trailhead.

July 29th: Photography at Ousel Falls
Bring your smart phone or camera for a 1.6 mile round trip stroll to the falls and back. The Ousel Falls trail descends into the South Fork ravine to the beautiful Ousel Falls and has several memorable photo opportunities along the way.

August 5th: Ousel Falls to Yellow Mule 1
The 1st Yellow Mule Trail branches off Ousel Falls about 0.5 miles from the trailhead and climbs to Buck Ridge. This adventure will be a minimum of 3 miles round trip, and will be tailored to the groups hiking ability.

August 12th: Historic Hike at Crail Ranch
Wander along the leisurely Crail Trail that traces the historic Crail Ranch meadow with an interpretive guide. Learn about Big Sky’s history on this mellow 2.6 mile round trip journey. Meet at the Historic Crail Ranch.

August 19th: Town to Trails Race Route
Due to covid-19, unfortunately BSCO’s 2nd annual Town to Trail’s race will not be able to take place in September. However, you can still have fun hiking the route through Uplands and Hummocks with BSCO staff. This hike will be 6 miles round trip. Meet at the Hummocks/Uplands Trailhead.