The weather is getting warmer and the trees are budding, and with warmer weather is the opportunity to travel more. Taking a spring journey to Steamboat Springs is a great idea. You’ll get the chance to experience this beautiful town with all of its lush nature as well as partake in the many festivals and activities that come with the warm weather of spring.
Explore Nature at These Attractions in Steamboat Springs Co
With spring comes a whole new landscape to explore in Steamboat Springs. The trees are budding with new life, and the warmer weather is perfect for getting outside with these Steamboat Springs Colorado attractionsand enjoying all that nature has to offer. Enjoy a leisurely walk or hike on one of the many trails located throughout Steamboat Springs. There is the Flat Tops Wilderness that includes several trails ranging in difficulty for hiking and backpacking. Take your bike down to the Yampa River Core Trail where you’ll enjoy 7.5 miles of paved trial that runs through Steamboat Springs. While trekking in Yampa River Core, visit the Yampa River Botanic Park. With over 50 gardens and tons of ponds and seating, you’ll enjoy the beauty of discovering the native plants and flowers of Steamboat Springs.
Take a Tour
A tour is a great idea to really take in all that Steamboat Springs has to offer. You just have to decide how you would like to navigate the area on your attractions in Steamboat Springs Co. If an elevated view of Steamboat Springs sounds familiar, consider an aerial tour with the leading aerial touring company in the area Zephyr Helicopter Company. They offer aerial tours featuring views such as Fish Creek Falls, Steamboat Lake and the Zirkels. An additional “sky-high” touring option includes the eight-passenger gondola ride that offers panoramic views of Yampa Valley. If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, consider a fun horseback tour or a scenic drive through Buffalo Pass, Rabbit Ears Pass or along Highway 131.
Enjoy the Water
With spring comes thawed waterways throughout Steamboat Springs for you to enjoy with these Steamboat Springs Colorado attractions. Head down to Yampa River to enjoy the best fishing in the region. This area is an angler’s delight with some of the largest catches of rainbow and brown trout. The Yampa River is also the perfect backdrop for kayaking and paddling. If you want to get adventurous, consider whitewater paddling or rafting the Elk or Yampa Rivers. Stagecoach Reservoir, Pearl Lake and Steamboat Lake are three main waterways in Steamboat Springs offering boating, paddleboarding and sailing, and they have marinas for convenient boat rentals for all your water activities.