Steamboat Springs - Northwest Colorado

Includes Clark, Columbine, Hahn's Peak, Hayden

 

A famous ski center, Steamboat Springs in the Yampa Valley is one of North America's largest ski mountains. Steamboat offers 142 trails and 3000 skiable acres. Located 7,000 feet up in the Rocky Mountains, Steamboat is legendary for its six peaks, each contributing tree skiing, bumps, and open meadows that gives Steamboat Springs Ski Resort an international name. However, Steamboat also offers more than winter sports. Fish Creek Falls is a breathtaking 283' waterfall and historic bridge. From the falls you have access to hiking and mountain biking trails that lead to the Continental Divide. From town, drive northeast to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area where the elevation ranges from 7,000' to 13,000' in a 141,000-acre undeveloped area, ideal for hiking, fishing and hunting. The Yampa River Trail System runs adjacent to downtown.

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Supposedly named Steamboat Springs in 1865, French trappers thought they heard the chugging of a steamboat while riding through the city. But it was the hot springs that chugged until 1908 when the railroad blasted out the rock chamber over the springs. Northern Utes (the Yampsatika) summered in the area as early as the 1300s. Whites first settled here in 1875 and although they used skis to get around in the winter, it wasn't until 1913 that they started skiing for fun. The rest is history. Be forewarned, however, according to local legend, the "Yampa Valley Curse" means visitors are cast under a spell that compels them to return again and again.

Steamboat Springs Whitewater Park begins with a slalom course on the Yampa River. The course continues with several rapids providing great surfing opportunities. Late May through early July will have ideal river boarding levels and later in the summer, the water levels are lower making it better for tubers and fishermen.

Commercial air travel accommodations are handled by Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Please contact your preferred travel agent or airline for flight arrangements.

Steamboat Springs Area is near: Craig & Yampa

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Featured Steamboat Springs Businesses

Cabins at Historic Columbine, The  email this Colorado cabin link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
In Columbine, a historic gold mining town, rediscover the Colorado of yesteryear. Miner Cabins sleep 2-6. 30 miles north Steamboat Springs in Routt National Forest. Wood fired sauna, and friendly ghosts.

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Condos-In-Steamboat - Privately Owned Vacation Rentals  email this Colorado cabin link to Colorado vacation
Vacation condos and townhomes in Steamboat Springs that are privately owned with an array of modern amenities. These are our homes, we invite you to come create your own vacation memories in comfort.

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Elkhead Reservoir State Park  Colorado vacation make reservations
West of Steamboat Springs in NW Colorado, Elkhead Reservoir is the only flat-water recreation area in Moffat County: State Park campsites, boat, swim, jet ski, nature trails, birding, wildlife watch, bike, fish.

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Pioneer Ridge  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Steamboat's local lodging company, offering the greatest variety of lodging options including private homes, condominiums & townhouses, cabins, and our exclusive Platinum Collection. Pets Welcome!

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Rabbit Ears Motel - Steamboat Springs  email this Colorado cabin Colorado vacation make reservations Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Quality at Affordable Rates in Steamboat Springs: friendly family motel, modern rooms, comfort beds. Rabbit Ears is in town with a mountain feel. Dreams are sweet by the Yampa River with private balcony!

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Steamboat Lake/Pearl Lake State Parks  Colorado vacation make reservations
Near Steamboat Springs, sits the pearl of state parks, at the base of majestic Hahn's Peak! Stay & Play: campsites, cabins, yurts. Experience premier hiking trails, 2 lakes, fishing, swim beach, boating, marina.

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Steamboat Log Cabins at Perry-Mansfield
Enjoy quiet, seclusion in Strawberry Park minutes to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Perry-Mansfield is the oldest performing arts summer camp in the country; and a log cabin resort for family snow vacations.

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Yampa River State Park  Colorado vacation make reservations
134 mile stretch of the Yampa River is the heart of this State Park, undeveloped camping, canoe, kayak, and raft near Steamboat Springs. The Visitor Center near Hayden has 70 campsites and nature trails.

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Steamboat Springs Activities and Maps

Rafting & Kayaking:
Yampa River Rafting

Jeep & 4WD:
Columbine & Steamboat Springs Jeeping & ATV Trails

Hot Springs:
Steamboat Springs Hot Springs

Ski Areas & Resorts:
Steamboat Springs Ski Resort

Snowmobiling:
Buffalo & Rabbit Ears Pass Snowmobile Trails -UPDATED-

Local Area Maps:
Steamboat Springs Area Map


 
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