Big Sky is located in the heart of the Madison Mountain Range, 40 miles to the south of Yellowstone International Airport and the Bozeman/Belgrade area.
Part of 'Yellowstone Country', Big Sky is reached by a scenic drive through Gallatin Canyon, winding along Route 191 alongside the Gallatin River.
Big Sky is broken into two sections. The Meadow Village/Town Center and Mountain Village. Big Sky also is partially in Gallatin County and partially in Madison County. Surrounded by forest, scrub, the Spanish Peaks Primitive Area and the Gallatin National Forest, it is a dream location for active recreation. Lone Peak, home to Big Sky Resort, anchors the area skyline, reaching to 11,166 feet. Closer to the Meadow/Town Center is a world class nordic skiing outfit, Lone Mountain Ranch.
Tucked just to the south of Big Sky, Spanish Peaks Resort has reemerged as a luxury mountain oasis featuring private skiing and private golf.
And just to the south of Spanish Peaks, The Yellowstone Club is a private residential community that features a private ski resort and golf club with world class terrain and amenities. The resort is closed to the general public. The Yellowstone Club is a premier location for luxury ski homes and condos. There is access via Southern Comfort lift at Big Sky for Yellowstone Club members to access Big Sky Resort.
Big Sky has been transforming into a year-round community. A high school, the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, and Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center were all recently built and the community has embraced the summer season featuring weekly summer farmers markets, outdoor concerts and the annual PBR Rodeo. Golf, tennis, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, downhill and cross-country skiing, sleigh rides and snowmobiling are all possible here.
In addition, Big Sky is located only 48 miles from the West Yellowstone entrance to Yellowstone National Park, America's first and most popular National Park.