Looking for proximity to schools, parks, playgrounds and trails? Our team survey resulted in the following Bozeman
neighborhoods that rank highly for these amenities.
Bozeman’s West Side
An award-winning neighborhood, Valley West provides condo living, smaller homes on 4500 SF lots, larger custom homes, as well as homes with ADUs on larger lots. Highlights include the ever-popular creek, community park, and pond where you can find hockey and ice skating in the winter, kayaking, fishing, swimming and creek tubing in the summer. Neighbors have lots of opportunities to connect and play. Walk to Gallatin High School, Meadowlark Elementary, Heritage Christian School and Petra Academy, as well as the 100-acre regional park. Bike to Chief Joseph Middle School, connected trails, and Montana State University. Prices range from starter home condos and cottages on up.
Flanders Mill is surrounded by parks and schools, with the 100-acre Gallatin Regional Park to the East and Gallatin High, Meadowlark Elementary and soccer fields to the West. A linear trail system and pond are central to mostly single-family homes. Tight architectural controls provide continuity. Home options consist of multi-family, single family and single family with ADUs.
South Side Bozeman
Westfield is a more mature neighborhood in the coveted south side. Ideally located close to Montana State University
, Morning Star Elementary and Sacajawea Middle School, this neighborhood offers generally larger homes on generous lots. Numerous trails and parks are nearby. With most of these homes built in the 1990’s, if you like to renovate, this neighborhood offers some great bones and opportunities.
North Side Bozeman
Legends at Bridger Creek wins out on the North side. Located along the Main Street to the Mountains trail and across from the new Story Mill Park, residents enjoy trails, playing in the creek, and proximity to Bozeman Beach and Map Brewery. Parents in this neighborhood will tell you how much they love Hawthorne Elementary. These single-family homes offer a variety of architectural styles and sizes. Some lots offer ADUs.
Elk Grove is uniquely located southwest of Bozeman and offers proximity to those who may work in Big Sky. The neighborhood is made up of all single-family homes, many of which are custom homes. With varying terrain and views in many directions, the neighborhood was designed to take advantage of the natural corridors for trails and multiple cul-de-sacs to minimize through traffic. On any given day, you will find people of all ages walking, biking or enjoying the neighborhood pond and beach. Homes are generally larger homes built on more generous lots than you will find in the city.