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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  • This place was beautiful to drive through, hike in, stop and admire! We drove through several times and we also stopped to enjoy a rest roadside a couple of times. We had views of wildlife, vegetation...  more »
  • The National forest has many areas to cover, with trails, bike rides, and fishing. Many beautiful sights to see and pictures to take. Love the area around Steamboat Lake and on North Elk River.  more »
  • We drove in and around the area. Beautiful areas, fire danger was high and knowing our luck we never saw any wildlife except bugs.  more »

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