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228 mi 367 km of trail 6 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 22 Trails Intermediate Trails 41 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

Steamboat Springs has often been known as Ski Town USA but boasts a vast and extensive network of world-class trails for all users. Located 160 miles from Denver, Steamboat is nestled into the Yampa Valley on the western side of the Continental Divide.

Food & Drink

Creekside Cafe - excellent breakfast featuring 13 different eggs benedict options
Laundry - small plates, cocktails
Rootz - 737 Lincoln Ave. Fantastic health food cafe and real smoothies.
Mazzola's Italian Diner - Solid pizza and Italian.
Sumatera - 1104 Lincoln Ave. Surprisingly good Thai food in a hole-in-the-wall with just 5 tables.

Camping & Lodging

As a very popular resort destination, there are a multitude of places to stay from a tent to 5 star and beyond accommodation. The ski area to the south of downtown has oodles of hotel rooms and condos.

Camping is plentiful throughout the Yampa Valley. Both primitive and established sites are available on USFS lands. There are also Colorado State Parks in the area that offer both tent and RV sites with established facilities.

Other Activities

Steamboat is a mountain playground. For full details on summer activities in Steamboat Springs, click here.
  • At the ski resort: Check out Gondola Square for free concerts, hiking, gondola rides, mountain top dining, kids adventure zone, horseback riding, an alpine slide, splashing in the creek and more than 50 miles of mountain biking trails for all skill levels. Learn more
  • Downtown: Rent a float tube or cruiser bike, or just stroll along the Yampa River. Head to Howelson Hill for park riding, alpine sliding and more. Refresh yourself at one of the many great restaurants and microbreweries.
  • Outside of town: Strawberry Hot Springs is a must-soak spot. There are also many opportunities for hiking, camping, backpacking, climbing, rafting, canoeing and kayaking.

Featured Runs in Steamboat Springs - 6

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Favorite Long Lake off of Fish Creek Falls Trail.

Run Rabbit Run 100 - 2018

109.4 mi 176.1 km • Loop • 17,203 ft Ascent 5243.34 m Ascent

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Favorite The trail just above the Pony Express lift.

Continental Divide Trail Run - 2019 16-mile course

16.0 mi 25.7 km • Loop • 3,501 ft Ascent 1067.11 m Ascent

Singletrack Steamboat Springs, CO

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Favorite Everything is ALIVE on this awesome route.

Spring Creek Trail

10.4 mi 16.7 km • Loop • 1,435 ft Ascent 437.4 m Ascent

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Favorite Long Lake off of Fish Creek Falls Trail.

2018 Continental Divide Trail Run

31.4 mi 50.5 km • Point to Point • 4,606 ft Ascent 1403.99 m Ascent

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Favorite The trail weaves in and out of the canopy and on the switchback, peeks out for this clear view of the valley below.

Thunderhead Trail

4.1 mi 6.5 km • Point to Point • 2,110 ft Ascent 643.25 m Ascent

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Favorite Descending Lupine in early summer with sunflowers in full bloom

Steamboat Stinger Marathon

26.8 mi 43.2 km • Point to Point • 3,668 ft Ascent 1118.07 m Ascent

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7.0 mi 11.3 km #1 Fish Creek Falls Trail
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7.0 mi 11.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
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21.1 mi 33.9 km #2 CDT: Buffalo Pass to North Lake (CO Sec. 43)
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6.2 mi 9.9 km #3 Mountain View
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11.8 mi 19.0 km #4 Flash of Gold
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6.3 mi 10.1 km #5 Beall
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1.1 mi 1.8 km #6 Larry's
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3.8 mi 6.1 km #7 Mad Creek Trail
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Mostly Dry - dog on leash friendly
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #8 Sunshine
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #9 Vista Nature Trail
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #10 Rabbit Ears Peak
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2.7 mi 4.3 km #11 Hot Spring Trail
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #12 Blackmere Road
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #13 Bluffs Loop
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Some Mud: Dry in most spots. Still intermixed mud patches throughout the trail.
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2.5 mi 4.1 km #14 Lupine
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15.6 mi 25.1 km #15 Wyoming Trail
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1.3 mi 2.0 km #16 Quarry Mountain
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4.0 mi 6.4 km #17 Morning Gloria
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #18 Creekside
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3.7 mi 5.9 km #19 Pioneer Trail
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3.3 mi 5.4 km #20 Rotary
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