Routt National Forest, Steamboat Springs

4.8
#8 of 17 in Parks in Steamboat Springs
Forest · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Routt National Forest offers plenty of year-round recreational opportunities. The list of outdoor activities you can practice here is long and includes hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, fishing, camping, hunting, plus a wide range of winter sports, such as cross-country skiing. Enjoy getting off the beaten path and observing animals in their natural surroundings without having to drive for hours. Be sure to check with the nearest ranger station if any of the trails are closed before you go. Make Routt National Forest part of your personalized Steamboat Springs itinerary using our Steamboat Springs trip planning site.
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  • We drove through the forest, stopping several times to appreciate the scenery from the overlooks. We started in Steamboat Springs and 1st stop was at Rabbit Ears Pass - This has the most snow We have....  more »
  • We have driven through the forest several times on our visit here. It's quite lovely! The valley with all the livestock grazing along the river, the mountains, and the aspen are just starting to...  more »

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