Parks in Billings Montana

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Lake Elmo State Park:
Lake Elmo State Park is a Montana state park located in Billings, Montana. Lake Elmo is Montana’s most popular state park, drawing  around half a million every year. The park occupies 123 acres and is at an elevation of 3,199 feet.
Location: 2300 Lake Elmo Drive, Billings, MT 59105
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
Saturday & Sunday closed

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Rose Park:
Rose Park is a multi-use recreational facility featuring basketball and horseshoe courts, picnic sites/shelters, jogging trails, public restrooms, a playground, soccer, football, rugby, softball, and baseball fields, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a wading pool and sand volleyball courts. Rose Park also has water slides.
Location- 21st Street West & Avenue C Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5AM-10PM

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Swords Park:
This beautiful 60 acre natural area park is a wonderful place to come and enjoy a walk/jog or do some biking. Come relax and enjoy your day!!
Location-Swords Park Dr, Billings, MT 59105
5-10pm

 

Veterans Park:
This 10 acre park is a great location to hold your family/company picnic or just come play. Located here you will find a playground, picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, barbecue grills, restrooms, softball/baseball fields and green space for soccer/rugby/football. Also located here is the Veterans Park Craft house, This is a great place to use when planning a friendly get together.
Location- 2609 13th St W, Billings, MT 59102
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

South Park:
This 16 acre park is a great place for all venues. Located within the park there is the South Park Swimming Pool, picnic shelters, playground, restrooms, horseshoe pits, lots of open green space, barbeque pits, basketball courts and baseball/softball fields. The new Gazebo would be a great place to host your event.
Location- South Broadway, 6th Ave S, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

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Castle Rock Park:
Castle Rock Park is the largest community park in the Billings Heights. This beautiful 25 acre park is a great location for a family picnic, class reunion, or just a friendly little get together. During the summer months the spray ground is filled with laughter and children.
Location- W Wicks Ln, Billings, MT 59105
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Terry Park:
This 4 acre park is a fun for all. Here you will find a splash ground, playground, basketball court, restrooms and plenty of green space for softball/baseball/football/rugby/soccer.
Location- N 23rd St, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

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Yellowstone Family Park:
This 4.5 acre park was designed with user friendly amenities including yell family park a state of the art playground, shelter, basketball court, an open play field and walking paths. Reduced maintenance costs was a priority in designing zones of low maintenance natural areas, moderate maintenance for occasional use areas and intensive maintenance for heavily used recreational areas. Other efficiencies including a computerized irrigation system synchronized to a dedicated weather station.
Location- 54th Street West and Bobby Jones Blvd., Billings, MT 59106
Monday-Sunday 7am-8pm

Central Park:
This 19 acre park is a great place for a family get together, company picnic, or to come watch a baseball game. Located within the park there is a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic shelter, restrooms, tennis courts and softball/baseball fields.
Location- Central Ave, Billings, MT 59102
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Streeter Park:
This 2 acre park has a playground, basketball court, horseshoe pits, barbeque grill and plenty of green space for soccer/rugby/football and a multi-use-trail.
Location- 11 Patton Ave, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Rosebud Park:
This nice little 2.5 acre park is tucked behind Pier One Imports. Located here there is a playground, picnic shelter and a basketball court.
Location- 24th Street West & Rosebud Drive,Billings MT 59102

Burg Park:
This 2 acre park includes horseshoe pits, playground, basketball courts a barbeque grill.
Location- 390 N 23rd St, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

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Amend Park:
Amend Park is the largest soccer complex in Billings. It is managed by the Amend Park Development Council.
Location- 5101 King Ave E, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Arrowhead Park:
This 1.5 acre park includes a picnic shelter, playground, baseball field, horseshoe pits, and restrooms. This is a great park for a family or company picnic or just a little friendly get together.
Location- Crow ln and Sioux ln, Billings, MT 59105
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Clevenger Park:
This 7 acre park is developed with softball/baseball fields.
Location-390 N 23rd St, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Ponderosa Park:
This 4 acre park nice little neighborhood park. Located here you will find horseshoe pits, multi-use-trail, playground, and softball/baseball field, and green space for soccer/rugby/football.
Location- Orchard Ln & N Carlton Ave SW, Billings, MT 59101
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

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Walsh Park:
This 5 acre park has a playground, basketball court, horseshoe pits, and plenty of green space for soccer/rugby/football and a multi-use trail.
Location- 962 Ashley Ct S, Billings, MT 59105
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Boulder Park:
This 4 acre park includes a playground, softball/baseball fields and green space for soccer. This is a nice neighborhood park for a friendly get together. Location-
32nd. Street West & Boulder Ave. Billings MT
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Spring Creek Park:
This nice little 2 acre park is a great place to come relax, have lunch and watch the ducks. Be careful they may try to steal your lunch!!
Location- 15th St W, Billings, MT 59102
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

Ironwood Park:
This 14 acre park has multi-use space a playground and natural undeveloped areas.
Location- 3953 Parkwood Dr, Billings, MT 59106
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

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Centennial Park:
This 30 acre park is filled with softball/baseball fields. There is always a game going on.
Location- St Johns Ave & 32nd St W, Billings, MT 59102,
Monday-Sunday 5am-10pm

 

Resource: Billings Parks & Recreation Site

 

Upcoming Events in Montana

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GARTH BROOKS WORLD TOUR With Trisha Yearwood
Date: June 09 – June 11, 2017
Garth Brooks returns to Billings for the first time in 19 years! This is the last Montana-Wyoming appearance on The World Tour!

 

JEWEL OF THE BIG SKY
Date: June 10 – June 11, 2017
Location(s): SuperBarn
Appaloosa and Open Horse Show
The Eastern Montana Appaloosa Horse Club is dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of Appaloosa and all equine breeds. We are a Regional Club with the International Appaloosa Horse Club located in Moscow, ID. From horse shows, trail rides, clinics, ranch sorting to pack trips, we offer horse enthusiasts a wide variety of activities to participate in. We welcome all breeds in the club.

 

Paul Simon
June 20, 2017
8:00 PM
Paul Simon live in concert

 

Livestock Training Event
June 23 – June 25, 2017
Participants will learn first-hand from the best in the industry. These professionals will teach you how to win inside and outside of the ring.

 

Billings’ Biggest Garage Sale
June 24, 2017
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Have a garage sale with us or come out & shop hundreds of garage sales all in one place!
SHOPPING! Billings Biggest Garage Sale is a one day event that brings together literally thousands of shoppers to hundreds of garage sale booths all at one location. It is really cool to drive to MetraPark, park the car & shop deals all day long in one place! Save money, save time & get to see more garage sales than you ever would by driving all over town! If you love garage selling – Billings Biggest Garage sale will be amazing for you!

 

CMRHA Horse Shows
May 13 – July 09, 2017
The Central Montana Reining Horse Association (CMRHA) was formed to serve the needs of the reining horse enthusiasts in the region, while supporting neighboring reining affiliates and the National Reining Horse Association.
Big Sky State Games Equestrian Weekend
July 15 – July 16, 2017
For more information, please email info@bigskygames.org

 

Montana Brews & BBQ
July 15, 2017
1:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The 7th annual Montana Brews & BBQ’s will take place Saturday, July 15th in the beautiful Lakeside setting at MetraPark. What makes this a true “Brewfest” is that it is outdoors and features only keg beers from Montana. Kegs are used because it offers the purest and freshest beer. It is the only true “Brewfest” in the state. All of the local breweries will be there along with many others from throughout the state. Many of the breweries will showcase seasonal brews typically not available year round.
Admission is free.
EMAHC Horse Show & Clinic
July 22 – July 23, 2017
Open Horse Show and Clinic
The Eastern Montana Appaloosa Horse Club is dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of Appaloosa and all equine breeds. We are a Regional Club with the International Appaloosa Horse Club located in Moscow, ID. From horse shows, trail rides, clinics, ranch sorting to pack trips, we offer horse enthusiasts a wide variety of activities to participate in. We welcome all breeds in the club.

 

Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape Tour
July 27, 2017
7:30 PM
Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He recently wrapped the first season of his semi-fictitious television show, The Jim Gaffigan Show, which TV Land picked up for a second season and premieres this summer.

 

Zip Tie Club
July 29, 2017
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Welcome to the Zip Tie Club. We are the people passionate about our asian, euro and tuner cars. We are people passionate about community. Whether we drive a $200 Subaru or a $60k NSX, we’ve all been grass roots at one point or another. If you can square with that, you’re in. Once a year we gather for our Annual Meeting of the Zip Tie Club. We laugh, check out each others cars, make new friends, catch up with old ones, and have fun.

 

MontanaFair
Aug 11 – Aug 19, 2017
MontanaFair is the State’s biggest event attracting nearly a quarter of a million attendees each year.
Nearly 10,000 Exhibitors “show their stuff” and compete for blue ribbons and cash prizes.
MontanaFair includes three top notch concerts, outdoor supercross and rodeo! Plus, free entertainment on the grounds and the Mighty Thomas Carnival providing the thrills!

 

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa Etheridge
Aug 11, 2017
7:00 PM
Live in concert at MontanaFair!

 

Paramore
Aug 12, 2017
7:00 PM
Live in concert at MontanaFair!
Paramore is a band that formed in 2003 in a quiet town that is now known as Nashville, TN. Still in junior high, music made up 100% of their extracurricular time. Until eventually, they all left for tour in the middle of a school year and thank heaven music would eventually work out for them. No one understood how a band so un-country could be from this strange little town called Nashville, nor how a bunch of kids so small could play their angst-filled songs so proudly.

 

Bill Engvall with Special Guest Gary Brightwell
Aug 13, 2017
7:00 PM
Live in concert at MontanaFair!

 

Supercross
Aug 15, 2017
6:00 PM
Archie Cochrane Ford and the Billings Motorcycle Club are bringing Montana Outdoor Supercross back to the MetraPark Grandstands during MontanaFair. If you like high-flying motorcycle action, then this is an event you won’t want to miss. Supercross continues to be one of the most physically-demanding sports there is, and these professional athletes will punch out lap after lap of serious 30-foot air jumps, whoop sections, double and triple jumps, 100 feet long jumps, rhythm sections, roller sections and a challenging array of other technical Supercross-style track conditions.

 

Yellowstone River Roundup PRCA Rodeo
Aug 17 – Aug 19, 2017
7:00 PM
MontanaFair will feature a three day PRCA rodeo event Thursday through Saturday during MontanaFair. The rodeo starts at 7:00 PM all three nights outdoors in the grandstands.

 

Nickelback: Feed the Machine Tour
Aug 27, 2017
6:00 PM
See Nickleback live in concert with Daughtry and Shaman’s Harvest!

 

Gun Show
Sept 08 – Sept 10, 2017
Friday – 1pm to 5pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Sunday – 9am to 3pm
$6 ADMISSION

 

Home Improvement Show
Sept 08 – Sept 10, 2017
Rimrock Promotions, the region’s number one Home Show Producers, presents the Fall Home Improvement Show. Find indoor and outdoor home improvement products and get advice from the experts. Siding, decking, home decor, lighting, bath fixtures, lawn care, home spas, and more can be found at the Home Improvement Show!
The show is free to the public.

More Events will be updated on upcoming blogs. 

Source:  METRAPARK- Montana’s Entertainment & Trade Center

CLASSIC CAR AUCTION

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Classic Car collection is one of the greatest hobby of many who has the desire to own vintage cars. Montana Classic Car Auction event that is happening in Billings Montana is one of the best chance to own one for those who doesn’t have vintage car and wish to own one or for those who are looking for a particular vintage or classic car. Who knows your dream classic car might be there waiting for you to own it.

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Come and visit Montana Classic Car Auction event in Billings Montana and be a part of this special event and own a vintage car or just enjoy the event as classic or vintage cars are not something that you will get to see everyday.

Come and let us take care of your accommodation while you enjoy the show.

MONTANAFAIR

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The most happening and biggest event of Montana State attracting almost half a million attendees every year. This year 2017 it will start from August 11 to August 19 at the below locations:
Montana Pavilion
Rimrock Auto Arena
Chiesa Plaza
Expo Center
Grandstands and
SuperBarn

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During this event nearly 10,000 Exhibitors show their stuff and will compete for blue ribbons and cash prizes. People from all over the world gather to witness and celebrate this special event in Montana. MontanaFair will showcase some of the top notch concerts, rodeo, outdoor Supercross along with the Mighty Thomas Carnival and free entertainments on the grounds.

Be a part of MontanaFair and enjoy to the fullest and let us take care of your accommodation while you enjoy the events and the shows.

One Big Sky Center in Billings, MT

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One Big Sky Center is a multi-million dollar city block renovation project coming to the heart of downtown Billings Montana with a scheduled completion date in 2019. OBSC will contain apartments, retail shopping, hotel, office space and much more, and is walking distance from many restaurants, shopping and the medical corridor. One Big Sky Center will also create over 500 new jobs and spur other development activities in Billings and Western Inn Billings is in a walking distance of 3 block away.

One Big Sky Center as a whole will feature the following blocks:
APARTMENTS (160 units)
HOTEL (160 rooms)
OFFICE SPACE
RETAIL SHOPPING
CONFERENCE CENTER
PARKING GARAGE
PEDESTRIAN MALL

29th Street closes off into a flexible use pedestrian mall featuring a Brewery, restaurant, coffee, first run feature film Movie Theater and retail in a high end, Trailhead to Montana style, environment. Western Inn Billings is located at a walking distance at 33rd street just couple of block away from OBSC.

From OBSC you will be able to see views of the Beartooth Mountains, Yellowstone River, the Rims and much more.

OBSC  will be located in the heart of downtown Billings few blocks away from us. The 70,000 square foot development footprint lies between First Avenue and Second Avenue; and between 30th Street and 28th Street.
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One Big Sky Center’s location in downtown Billings makes it convenient for commuting to work, traveling to the airport, or even taking a quick day trip to the Beartooth Mountains or Yellowstone National Park.

One Big Sky Center’s location in downtown Billings provides so many amenities within a short distance walk. Within 5 minutes you have access to:

Grocery Stores / Shopping
Restaurants / Bars
Hotels
Apartments
Schools
Employers / Businesses

Resource: OBSC Official website

Billings, Montana-Exploring the Climate!

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Exploring the climate of billing montana

Have you got any recent plans visiting Montana? If yes, knowing the climatic condition is a must!
3 miles away from Billings Logan International Airport, the straightforward motels are situated. Non-residents may think of Montana as an icebox. The stateholds the record of having the most extreme temperatures, wind, and bitterly cold winter weather conditions. Although it is very cold in Montana, partly because of its geographical location, it has a wide variety of climatic conditions. In fact, Montana seldom has a consistent climate. Due to the variation, you won’t feel the effect of high humidity, hotness and coldness for a long time. The temperature ranges from 28°F to 84.5°F between the months of July and January.

Top 7 things to do with families in Montana

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Montana is one of the biggest states in America and everything you get here is big including the big mountains, big lakes, big sky and altogether a big fun for your family. If you are visiting Montana this time of the year then you will get to do a lot of outdoor activities that will make your family vacation a memorable one.

From great Prairies of the east to the steep Rocky Mountains of the west; there are lots of adventurous places to visit here in Montana. Relax Montana style in destinations with luxurious accommodation here and get set to have lots of Montanan fun with some amazing places to go.

Here is our list of Top 7 Family Friendly activities in Montana.

9 Montana Backpacking Trips: A guide to the various trails

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There’s something heavenly about waking up at a hotel around a countryside and then planning to camp near a quiet lake or alpine cirque with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and nature all around. There are many places like this in the Big Sky State of Montana that we can call the “Montana Experience”.

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Let us discuss some of the favorites trail around this incredible city. Montana has incredibly varied terrain, so I have mentioned different regions as well as different levels of difficulty and distance.

Traveling a Long Distance? Go Through This Blog First

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A long distance travel can sometimes be full of excitement and all in all may get messed up on rare occasions. So you need to have a well-planned trip before you hit the road. Traveling a long distance can be a fun, and sometimes exhausting as well, be it a solo travel or a tour with your friends, family or a partner. No matter where you are planning to go, studying well about the place and route is vital. Have all the amenities required for a comfortable and safe travel! Be well-prepared!

Things You Might Not Know About Yellowstone National Park

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Things You Might Not Know About Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is famous for the first ever born national park in the world with more than 2 million acres of mountain wilderness, amazing geysers and vibrant landscapes for future generations to enjoy. Everyone should travel to Yellowstone National Park at least once in a lifetime. The park is home to exotic species of flora and fauna. Besides this, there are lots of things that aren’t known about this national treasure and everyone must give a thought of going to these places: