It has been a scorcher so far this year in Montana. Many places throughout the state are suffering from a lack of precipitation and moisture and many areas are dealing with moderate to severe drought.

With temperatures consistently above 90 degrees, many rivers and bodies of water in the Bozeman area will most likely be crowded this summer. It's important to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water. It's also a great idea to bring sunscreen with you if you plan on spending time outside in the sunshine.

To add to the struggle, many residents in Montana don't have air conditioning which makes things even more difficult when trying to stay cool. Fortunately, we have a lot of options in the Bozeman area if you're looking for a great way to cool off.

If you're looking for some great places to cool off this summer, we've got you covered. You don't have to travel far for a little rest and relaxation. If you want go swimming, you have a lot of places to choose from.

Here's a list of some of our favorite places to beat the heat this summer in the Bozeman area.

Five Places To Stay Cool This Summer In Bozeman