What to Do in Beautiful Steamboat Springs?

Here’s a couple of ideas for winter and summer . . .

Winter Activities

Howelsen Ice Arena:   The City of Steamboat Springs Howelsen Ice Arena is the only ice rink in Steamboat Springs. With its Olympic size sheet of ice, the Howelsen Ice Arena hosts an array of activities and programs. It  offers figure skating classes, hockey leagues, private rentals and public skating and new in 2012, Bumper Cars on Ice!  Feel the Thrill of the Chill! http://steamboatsprings.net/departments/parks_recreation/facilities/howelsen_ice_arena/

 Snow Skiing & Boarding
 Howelsen Hill Ski Area:   Four lifts, 17 Alpine Ski Trails and 9 Cross Country Ski Trails
http://steamboatsprings.net/departments/parks_recreation/facilities/howelsen_hill_ski_area

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp:  Sixteen lifts; 165 named trails with 14% classified as beginner, 42% intermediate and 44% advanced.  http://www.steamboat.com/

Snowmobiling
 Steamboat Snowmobile Tours “Rabbit Ears Pass & Flat Tops Scenic Byway”  www.steamboatsnowmobile.com
Saddleback Ranch www.saddlebackranch.net

Snow tubing
Saddleback Ranch www.saddlebackranch.net
Tubing Steamboat (Howelsen Hill Ski Area) www.tubingsteamboat.com

Snowshoe Tours
Steamboat Ski & Resort  Corp http://www.steamboat.com/

Snowcat Skiing
Steamboat Powdercats www.steamboatpowdercats.com

Sleigh ride Dinners
Saddleback Ranch www.saddlebackranch.net
Bar Lazy L Ranch www.barlazylranch.com
Dutch Creek Guest Ranch www.dutchcreek.net
Elk River Guest Ranch www.elkriverguestranch.com

Ice Fishing
Steamboat Lake Outfitters www.steamboatoutfitters.com

Hot Springs
Old Town Hot Springs www.steamboathotsprings.org
Strawberry Park Hot Springs www.sweetpeatours.com

Swimming & Waterslide
Old Town Hot Springs www.steamboathotsprings.org

Tennis
The Tennis Center @ Steamboat Springs:  Award winner of the United States Tennis Association’s 2011 Public Facility of the Year. Court surfaces include clay and two types of hard with six indoor and ten outdoor courts.   http://www.10s.com/

 

Summer Activities

Cattle Drives
Saddleback Ranch www.saddlebackranch.net

Fishing and/or Fly Fishing
Steamboat Fly Fisher www.steamboatflyfisher.com
Bucking Rainbow Outfitters www.buckingrainbow.com
Straightline Outdoor Sports www.straightlinesports.com
Steamboat Lake Outfitters www.steamboatoutfitters.com

Golf Courses  (three Championship)
Haymaker Golf Course (Public): http://www.haymakergolf.com/
Catamount Ranch & Club (Private): http://catamountranchclub.com/
Rollingstone Golf Club:  http://www.rollingstoneranchgolf.com/index.php

Steamboat Golf Club (Public 9-Hole): http://www.steamboatgolfclub.com/Steamboat_Golf_Club/HOME.html
Yampa Valley Golf Course, Craig, CO 970-824-3673

Miniature Golf & Giant Squirt Gun Maze
Amaze’N Steamboat 970-870-8682

Hiking
So many trails, so little time – this website lists a lot of popular hiking locations http://routtcountyriders.org/mountain-biking/trails

Horseback Riding
Steamboat Lake Outfitters www.steamboatoutfitters.com
Sombrero Ranches (fairgrounds @ Howelsen Hill) www.sombrero.com
Del’s Triangle 3 Ranch www.steamboathorses.com
Dutch Creek Guest Ranch www.dutchcreek.net
Elk River Guest Ranch www.elkriverguestranch.com

Horseback Wagon Dinner Rides
Saddleback Ranch www.saddlebackranch.net
Dutch Creek Guest Ranch www.dutchcreek.net
Elk River Guest Ranch www.elkriverguestranch.com

Mountain Biking
There are so many trails, the easiest way is to look at this link.  It can be as easy as the Yampa River Core Trail or as challenging as you want.  Check out http://routtcountyriders.org/mountain-biking/trails

Raft Trips
Bucking Rainbow Outfitters www.buckingrainbow.com
Blue Sky West 970-871-4260

Tennis
Old Town Hot Springs www.steamboathotsprings.org

Howelsen Hill Park – two public courts; free on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Tennis Center @ Steamboat Springs:  Award winner of the United States Tennis Association’s 2011 Public Facility of the Year. Court surfaces include clay and two types of hard with six indoor and ten outdoor courts.   http://www.10s.com/

Steamboat Springs Alpine Slide – “The Howler”
One of Steamboat’s exciting summer attractions located downtown on top of historic Howelsen Hill.  http://www.steamboatalpineslide.com/

Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series:
The Howelsen Hill Rodeo Grounds, located in the Howelsen Hill Park complex, is home to the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series proudly presented by the City of Steamboat Springs   http://www.steamboatprorodeo.com/

Swimming & Waterslide
Old Town Hot Springs www.steamboathotsprings.org

Wilderness Pack Trips
Steamboat Lake Outfitters www.steamboatoutfitters.com

River Tubing
Bucking Rainbow Outfitters www.buckingrainbow.com
Backdoor Sports 970-879-6249
Blue Sky West 970-871-4260
One Stop Ski Shop 970-879-4754