MAN do we have cool birds around here. Gorgeous, majestic raptors riding the wind over the Bridgers and THIS weekend is your opportunity to get up close and personal with them so grab the kids.

You can get a complete list of scheduled events HERE.

  • NOTE: Keynote Speaker - Kate Davis, founder of Raptors of the Rockies, will speak on "Raptor Education in the West" Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 – 7 p.m. Museum of the Rockies.
  • October 3 & 4 - Bridger Bowl Ski Area is the location for all other events 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Bridger Raptor Festival is an annual event held in early October in and around Bozeman, Montana.

The festival, which is free to the public, centers around the the largest known Golden Eagle migration in the United States.

Since 1991 a raptor migration count has taken place every fall at the Bridger Bowl ski area in the Gallatin National Forest just north of Bozeman. Festival activities center around raptor viewing and include nature walks and talks, educational and entertaining programs and activities for people of all ages.

(Photo courtesy of Bridger Bowl)