About Steamboat Springs

About Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs is a year-round paradise offering an abundance of recreational opportunities. Championship golf courses flank the valley floor and in the winter they double as some of the best Nordic and snow shoe terrain in the United States. Dubbed the Emerald Valley with over 300+ tributaries, rivers, and streams Steamboat Springs offers some of the best fishing in the world right out your door. Day hikes and camping are our specialty with three National Forests surrounding the Yampa Valley floor it will be difficult to pick the hike you want to do first. No matter where you are in the Valley if you can’t find something awesome to accomplish, you are just not looking!

There is always something to-do in the Valley. From award winning music festivals, wine festivals, to river festivals and weekly farmer’s markets in the summer Steamboat has an activity for your family big or small. Steamboat always offers something and it’s no wonder people love Steamboat any time of year and call the Yampa Valley the Fountain of Youth. From natural hot springs to an array of farm to table restaurants Steamboat’s youthful atmosphere and friendly locals will keep you here for a lifetime.

10 Fun Facts about our Home Town from a “Local Brokers” opinion:

1) Our High School has the only Marching Band on Skis
2) Our Population is 13,302 Locals
3) Our Ski Mountain has 2,956 skiable acres and the best tree skiing in the USA
4) We have direct flights in and out of Steamboat making our airport- HDN -one of the best
5) We are known as “Ski Town USA”
6) Some folks call us “Dog Boat” we love our pets
7) We have over 58 dining and nightlife places…hold on to your hat
8) The Yampa River is the only “free flowing” river in Colorado
9) Catamount is the largest private lake in the state
10) The Elevation of downtown Steamboat is 6,695 feet.