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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 » 

The free bus makes stops throughout west Steamboat Springs and downtown en route to the mountain community every 20 minutes Photo by Noah Wetzel


5 Ways to Get Around Steamboat

Kick into vacation mode instantly and hang up the car keys. The distance from downtown Steamboat Springs to the ski area is only three miles, with plenty of ways to make the journey. Read More » 

Balloonists get an aerial view of golfers at Catamount Ranch and Club  Photo by Noah Wetzel

Steamboat Springs From Above 

How to take in the view of the Yampa Valley from a different perspective Read More » 






Photo by Noah Wetzel


Steamboat Signature Events 

As we say in Steamboat Springs, come for the winter and stay for the summer. Long sunny days are perfect for hiking, biking, playing in the river and reveling in fun-filled events. Read More » 

  

Sixteen miles north of town the clark store lures locals and visitors alike  Photo courtesy Clark Store

Local Business: The Clark Store

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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 » 

 

Ben Wetzel heads up Hahns Peak Trail at sunset  Photo by Noah Wetzel

Best Foot Forward 

Hiking in and around Steamboat Springs Read More » 

 


Scott Parker at the historic Chief Theater in Old Town Steamboat Springs  Photo by Deb Olsen

Local Knowledge: Scott Parker 

Q&A with Scott Parker, chief of the Chief Theater in Steamboat Springs 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 » 



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 » 

 
Danny Tebbenkamp rides the waves at the C hole  Photo courtesy Danny Tebbenkamp

Make a Splash

Water activities in Steamboat Springs Read More » 

    

Jarett Duty and his son Alan fish the Upper Yampa River by the town of Yampa Photo courtesy of the Duty family


Local Knowledge: Jarett Duty 

Jarett Duty and his brother John have owned Bucking Rainbow Outfitters in Steamboat Springs since 1994. Jarett lives in the valley with his wife, Leila, and kids Alan, 13, and Avery, 10. Read More » 


Paige Brookstein rides the Beall Trail on Emerald Mountain Photo by Aryeh Copa


Hiking and Biking

Discover the beauty of Routt County on foot or by bike. Never hike or ride the same trail twice. Options range from gentle strolls to nail-biting scrambles over rocky outcrops. Read More » 

  


  

 




2016 Summer Visitors' Guide