Steamboat Springs, located in the upper valley of the Yampa River at 6,732 feet, is a year-round mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. When the snow melts on Steamboat Mountain, more than 50 miles of gondola-accessible trails open within Steamboat Bike Park.
The Yampa River is both a convenient and promising stretch of waterway to wet a fly line and hook into a trophy trout or even tube, with a mellow section that cuts through downtown, meandering by local watering holes along the way. The Colorado River is a nearby option for guided rafting trips. Whether relaxing in Steamboat’s natural hot springs, playing 18 holes at Haymaker Golf Course or horseback riding in the surrounding wilderness, this authentic mountain town has your summer getaway covered.