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Steamboat Springs Visitors' Guide





A rider takes her horses across the river amid rolling ranch land in the Elk River Valley Photo by Noah Wetzel


The Western Way 

A collection of Western activities in and around Steamboat Springs. Read More » 

Brad Trotter finds a prime view to watch snowmelt-fueled waters cascade down the 283-foot Fish Creek Falls Photo by Noah Wetzel

Ten Ways to Be Romantic in the 'Boat 

Ten romantic activities to try out in Steamboat Springs with your significant other Read More » 

Andrew Crockett cutting through fresh powder on Rabbit Ears Pass Photo by Jenna Crockett

Local Knowledge: Andrew Crockett

Andrew Crockett has been riding a snowmobile since he was six years old. The 23-year-old is a guide with Steamboat Snowmobile Tours. He lives in Steamboat Springs with his wife, Jenna. Read More » 

 




Team roping is one of the attractions during the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series on Friday and Saturday nights at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena Friday June 16-Saturday Aug12 Photo by Shannon Lukens

Summer Weekend Away 

Summer in Steamboat Springs is one long festival. Peruse the weekly farmers market on Saturday morning, then be entertained all weekend long at any of the signature events. Read More » 

    
Kelly Northcutt enjoys a morning dip at Strawberry Park Hot Springs located seven miles north of downtown Steamboat Springs Spring road conditions often require four-wheel-drive vehicles Shuttle service is available Photo by Noah Wetzel

Hot Springs 

Revive tired muscles with a soak at Strawberry Park Hot Springs or Old Town Hot Springs. Read More » 

 
Rowan Mitchell tries bowling for the first time at the Snow Bowl west of town Photo by Suzi Mitchell

Ten Ways to Spend a Day Off the Snow

Feel like a little time off the snow? Wile away a morning, afternoon or a full day with 10 classic Steamboat Springs activities. Read More » 

     



Photo courtesy Tread of Pioneers Museum


Historic Walking Tour

A stroll through downtown reveals buildings dating back to the late 1800s and nine of the area's more than 150 mineral springs. Read More » 

 

Mary Beth Galer hiking at Mica Lake in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area Photo courtesy Phil Schaeffer

Local Knowledge: Mary Beth Galer

Mary Beth Galer came from Wisconsin to Steamboat Springs in 1982. When not giving advice at the Forest Service Visitor Center, she spends her time painting, biking, camping and hiking. Read More » 

 

Justin Reiter mountain bikes the Wild Rose trail on Emerald Mountain Photo by Noah Wetzel

Hit the Trail 

From gentle rides to steep rocky scrambles, Steamboat Springs has a trail for everyone. Options abound in town and into the wilderness; it’s just a matter of how hard you want to push it. Read More » 

  


Earn points for costume distance and crowd appreciation in the annual Splashdown pond skimming competition at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area Sunday April 16 Photo by Aryeh Copa

Party on the Mountain - 02/23/2017 17:49

It's a party all day and into the night at the Steamboat Ski Area. Read More » 

 

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals perform at a free summer concert in 2011 Photo by Jeff Hall


Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Galleries, live music and performing arts events you won't want to miss this summer. Read More » 



Wayne Amsbary gives an impromptu performance during the Western BBQ in Thunderhead Lodge Photo by Suzi Mitchell



Local Knowledge: Wayne Amsbary

Wayne Amsbary has the coolest commute in town. A bartender and server for Steamboat Springs Resort Corp., he rides the gondola to work at Western BBQ and Sunset Happy Hour on the mountain. Read More » 

 


Kyleigh Lawler and husband Dave foster a love of the outdoors with daughters Kiera and Julia Photo courtesy Kyleigh Lawler


Local Knowledge: Kyleigh Lawler

Kyleigh Lawler has lived in Steamboat Springs for 11 years. She juggles working at the Steamboat Springs Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, Colorado Mountain College and Routt County You... Read More » 

 
Jack Sibbald and son Rowan cuddle up for their own story time on an oversized chair in the teen section of the Bud Werner Memorial Library Photo by Noah Wetzel

Indoor Fun 

From museums and theaters to bowling and bumper cars, indoor activities abound in Steamboat Springs. Read More » 

    
Ethan Elisa McKenzie and Adam Maines spend weekends making turns together at Steamboat Ski Area or exploring the backcountry on Rabbit Ears Pass Photo by Elisa Maines

Local Knowledge: Elisa Maines

East Coasters Elisa Maines and her husband, Adam, moved to Steamboat Springs in 2010. They spend as much time as possible having fun in the snow with their children, Ethan and McKenzie. Read More » 

 


Gayle Lehman has been a supervisor at the six-acre Yampa River Botanic Park since 1997 The park is open from dawn until dusk May 1-Oct 31 Admission is free Photo courtesy of Gayle Lehman

Local Knowledge: Gayle Lehman 

Outdoor enthusiast Gayle Lehman moved to Steamboat Springs in 1979 for a winter, and never left. She has been a supervisor at the Yampa River Botanic Park since 1997. Read More » 

Backcountry enthustiasts Kelly Bastone and daughter Simone prepare to snowshoe up to Broome Hut on Berthoud Pass Photo courtesy of Kelly Bastone

Local Knowledge: Kelly Bastone 

Freelance writer Kelly Bastone is a self-confessed snow snob. She and husband, Ben Russell, made Steamboat Springs home in 2002, and imparted their love of powder to their daughter Simone. Read More » 

Jami Demorest loves teaching kids to Alpine ski with the Steamboat Snowsports School Photo courtesy of Lance ODonnell

Local Knowledge: Jami Demorest

Raised in Columbus, Ohio, Jami Demorest moved to Steamboat Springs home in 200. He is a kids’ Alpine Instructor with the Steamboat Snowsports School. Read More » 


 


  

 




2017 Spring Visitors' Guide


  • Kids Ski Week

    03/22/2017
    08:00AM

    Kids enjoy a week of skiing with the same instructor and group, allowing the rapid development of...


  • Kids Ski Week

    03/23/2017
    08:00AM

    Kids enjoy a week of skiing with the same instructor and group, allowing the rapid development of...


  • NASTAR National Championships

    03/23/2017
    12:30PM

    The 2017 event will take place Mar. 23-26 and will bring together the top recreational racers in ...


  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

    03/23/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Yampatika invities you to join them to snowshoe by the light of the full moon and explore the bea...


  • March Madness Sidewalk Sale

    03/24/2017
    09:00AM

    Get the best deals of the season and preview the new summer merchandise at any of the downtown me...


  • NASTAR National Championships

    03/24/2017
    12:30PM

    The 2017 event will take place Mar. 23-26 and will bring together the top recreational racers in ...


  • Holy Eucharist

    03/26/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service


  • Snowboard Slash and Burn Banked Slalom

    03/26/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Come watch Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes as they compete in the annual snowboard ...


  • Holy Eucharist

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service.


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  • Kids Ski Week

    03/22/2017
    08:00AM

    Kids enjoy a week of skiing with the same instructor and group, allowing the rapid development of...


  • Kids Ski Week

    03/23/2017
    08:00AM

    Kids enjoy a week of skiing with the same instructor and group, allowing the rapid development of...


  • NASTAR National Championships

    03/23/2017
    12:30PM

    The 2017 event will take place Mar. 23-26 and will bring together the top recreational racers in ...


  • Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

    03/23/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Yampatika invities you to join them to snowshoe by the light of the full moon and explore the bea...


  • March Madness Sidewalk Sale

    03/24/2017
    09:00AM

    Get the best deals of the season and preview the new summer merchandise at any of the downtown me...


  • NASTAR National Championships

    03/24/2017
    12:30PM

    The 2017 event will take place Mar. 23-26 and will bring together the top recreational racers in ...


  • Snowboard Slash and Burn Banked Slalom

    03/25/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Come watch Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes as they compete in the annual snowboard ...


  • March Madness Sidewalk Sale

    03/25/2017
    09:00AM

    Get the best deals of the season and preview the new summer merchandise at any of the downtown me...


  • NASTAR National Championships

    03/25/2017
    12:30PM

    The 2017 event will take place Mar. 23-26 and will bring together the top recreational racers in ...


  • The Martini shot is a seven-piece, horn-powered, pop rock cover and original band based out of So...


  • Holy Eucharist

    03/26/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service


  • Snowboard Slash and Burn Banked Slalom

    03/26/2017
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Come watch Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes as they compete in the annual snowboard ...


  • Holy Eucharist

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service.


  • U.S. Freestyle Championships

    03/31/2017
    12:00AM

    The top moguls skiiers in the USA will head to Steamboat Springs Resort in Colorado in March 2017...


  • U.S. Freestyle Championships

    04/01/2017
    12:00AM

    The top moguls skiiers in the USA will head to Steamboat Springs Resort in Colorado in March 2017...


  • Holy Eucharist

    04/02/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service


  • Holy Eucharist

    04/02/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    All are welcome at this Episcopal communion service.