Wylie Creek Estates is a neighborhood located outside Bozeman City limits off the recently reengineered Valley Center Road in Gallatin County. Named for Mary Wylie, a member of the first tourist party to cross Yellowstone Park in 1880 via covered wagon. She had followed her husband William Wallace Wylie to Montana from Iowa in 1879 with her children after William took the position as Bozeman’s first school superintendent. Wylie Creek subdivision has approximately 160 homeowners and is governed by a home owners association is composed of 5 board members, a property manager and bookkeeper.
Water is provided by public system – each lot is on its own septic. Specific design and usage covenants are outlined in the Homeowners Association codes, covenants and restrictions which can be found on the associations website.
Wylie Creek Estates contains open space and is surrounded by a country-esque setting with several active farms and ranches in the area. The subdivision has walking trails, a pond, tennis courts and park areas for residents’ enjoyment and is currently working on improving a 13 acre open space that sits at the northwest corner of the development. This will possibly include additional walking trails, the addition of new tree plantings and seeding and the installation of benches and picnic tables.
More information about the subdivision may be found at www.wyliecreekestates.com
Map of Wylie Creek: