Hotel and Local Information


Conference Hotel

 Best Western Plus GranTree Inn

1325 N 7th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715

 Rate: $138/night + tax and fees

Make reservation: e-mail Kristie Ratz at with your name, how many rooms, how many guests and the dates that you will be checking in and out. If you have a preference for a room with a king bed or two queen beds you should note that as well. Please use the code FZ-WASA while making your reservation, Kristie will book the reservation for you. To guarantee your reservation, Kristie may ask for other information.


Getting to Bozeman

 Most visitors arrive by airplane to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN). The easiest way to get to the conference hotel, Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, from the airport is through the complimentary shuttle service provided by the hotel. In the baggage claim area of the airport, you will see the courtesy telephone (free service) board. Pick up the phone and press 5, you will be connected to the hotel’s front desk. After 15-30 minutes, the shuttle will be waiting for you in front of the baggage claim area.


Things to do in Bozeman

 Visit The Museum of the Rockies

The Museum of the Rockies features both the natural and the human history of the Rocky Mountain region. You'll find the Museum's extensive dinosaur fossil collection fascinating; the quality of the interpretation adds significantly to the educational experience. Other exhibits at the Museum of the Rockies cover Montana's human history, including Native Americans, mining history, and transportation.


Visit a Hot Springs Resort

Wherever there's a source of hot mineral waters, a multi-service resort facility is sure to pop up. There are two such hot spring resorts in the Bozeman area.

1.       Bozeman Hot Springs: You'll find mineral water pools ranging from hot to cool, along with a variety of health, spa, and fitness services and facilities.

2.       Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa: Located south of Livingston in Montana's Paradise Valley, the Chico Hot Springs have given rise to a destination resort. In addition to hot pools for swimming and soaking, the resort offers a range of historic and modern lodgings, fine and casual dining, a saloon, a full-service day spa, and special event space. You'll also have access to a number of outdoor activities, including horse riding, river rafting, and dog sledding.

Fly Fishing in Bozeman

With the Gallatin River running right through town, and the Madison and Yellowstone Rivers (along with smaller streams) within a short drive, Bozeman is very popular with fly fishers. Fly shops, guides, and outfitters abound. Many local lodges also provide packages and services specifically tailored to fly fishers.