Norm’s Schoenthal Island, shortened locally to Norm’s Island, is the perfect spot for those who love the great outdoors. This dog friendly area consists of nearly two miles of scenic trails accessible year-round. Developed and maintained by the Yellowstone River Parks Association, visitors enjoy hiking, jogging and leisurely strolls surrounded by plenty of shade and picturesque beauty. You can even enjoy a family picnic at any of the several benches scattered throughout the island, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Adults and children alike will enjoy all the benefits of our family friendly community playgrounds located within Josephine Crossing. Catch up with friends and neighbors as the kids giggle the day away on modern swing sets or play a pick up game of basketball! While away the hours with an outdoor get-together in our covered picnic area, complete with barbecue grills just waiting for burgers, hot dogs and steaks. Work off that meal with a friendly game at any of our maintained volleyball courts or just enjoy watching the children cool off in the splash park (you can join in, too…we won’t tell!)
Preston Park Amphitheater
The jewel in Josephine Crossing’s crown has to be Preston Park Amphitheater. Local guests and residents enjoy free concerts from the area’s favorite musicians all summer long. Homeowners can enjoy the music from their balcony, front patios or by laying out a blanket on the healthy green lawn. Did we mention all performances are free? Donations are accepted to help local organizations raise funds—past concerts have benefited The American Cancer Society, Elysian School Playground and Zoo Montana.
Riverfront Park is Billings, Montana’s favorite outdoor destination—and for good reason! This trail system winds around beautiful Lake Josephine, providing incredible opportunities for skilled fishermen as well as those who are casting a rod for the first time. Visitors enjoy relaxing afternoons watching the ducks and geese, playing sand volleyball and taking in the fresh air surrounded by nature’s beauty.
Heritage Trail System
Maintained by The Department of Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (PRPL), the Heritage Trail System consists of a number of hard and soft surface trails ideal for biking, hiking, jogging, skating and, well, just relaxing! The Heritage Trail System is made of Swords Park Trail, Jim Dutcher Trail, Stewart Park Trail, Riverfront Park Trails, Lake Elmo State Park Trail and Shiloh Road Trail.