Routt National Forest, Steamboat Springs

4.8
#8 of 16 in Parks in Steamboat Springs
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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  • Our group of four (two 60+ and two 30+) had a great half-day snowshoe hike on the west summit loop trail at Rabbit Ears Pass. 15-minute drive up from base of Steamboat Springs. Parking is just off the...  more »
  • A beautiful park year around. We have hiked and snowmobiled in the 1000000 acres and only scratched the surface. Enjoyment for the whole family.  more »

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