Fish, boat, or camp under the stars at Steamboat Lake State Park. Located 20 km (12.4 mi) from the nearby town of Steamboat, the national park offers a range of marine-based activities, as well as excellent hiking trails and well-maintained campgrounds. Check the weather conditions before visiting, as the lake freezes over in November and typically remains covered in ice for up to six months. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Clark holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Steamboat Lake State Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Steamboat Lake State Park reviews
Gorgeous spot for viewing fall colors! There are a couple of easy hikes around the lake with well marked paths. The Visitor Center is open with bathrooms and a ranger to answer your questions. The... more »
We were so disappointed that a few sights in Steamboat Springs were closed (museums, etc) due to COVID that we decided to run up to the lake and check it out. Boy, did we have a great time! There.... more »
Great camping, close to hiking trails, short walk to the lake. The marina is fully stocked with a wide variety of things in case you forget something. Hahn's peak trail head is a 10 to 15 minute drive. 40 minute drive to Steamboat Springs. The electric sites have 15, 30, and 50 amp hookups. Clean restrooms and showers! $1 (in quarters) is good for a 4 minute shower. All of the girls on our trip said it was the longest 4 minutes, so should be plenty of time for most people. Dogs aren't allowed on the roped off section of the beach (even though some had them) but you can literally be on either side of the ropes with your dog. Not a problem. No shade at the beach except for a handful of trees. Large driveways for campers and vehicles. Highly recommend Steamboat Lake State Park!
This place is beautiful. We had a great experience. We camped and were really happy with how they set it up. You are far enough a way from each to few like you some privacy. The bathroom was kept clean. The beach area is also really nice - small but just the right size for us. I will definitely be going back.
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