Top 20 To Do’s

A great reason to visit Steamboat Springs is that it has so many activities, something for everyone 365 days a year. If the outdoors is calling you then you’ve picked the best place to visit. Beyond the obvious, skiing/snowboarding which is offered day and night, dining or shopping, Steamboat Springs and the surrounding area offers so much to do.

We asked our staff to name a few of their favorite things to do in Steamboat and here’s what they said.

  1. Hike Fish Creek Falls, Rabbit Ears, Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area
  2. Walk the Yampa River Botanic Park
  3. Daytime or nighttime visit to Strawberry Park Hot Springs
  4. Walk or bike the Yampa River core trail through Steamboat
  5. Horseback rides
  6. Steamboat gondola ride
  7. Tread of Pioneers museum
  8. Hot air balloon rides
  9. Tennis center at Steamboat Springs, indoor and outdoor
  10. Howelsen Hill for biking, hiking, skiing, riding the Howler
  11. Rotary Park boardwalk
  12. Steamboat lake
  13. Pearl lake – no motorized boats allowed
  14. Emerald Mountain mountain biking
  15. Howelsen ice arena
  16. Tubing and paddle boarding the Yampa River
  17. Fly Fishing, so many spots to name and even a few secret places too
  18. Steamboat Springs Running Series
  19. Strings music series
  20. Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series