Winter Activities

Winter Activities

Winter is one of the best times of the year in the Yampa Valley. With endless options of winter activities in Steamboat Springs, Colorado you will never have a dull moment during your visit!

Skiing and Snowboarding:

Steamboat offers some of the best skiing and riding in Colorado with over 2,900 acres and a total of 165 trails. There are all different types of terrain from groomed trails to bowls and steeps and terrain parks for skiers and riders of all ability levels.  Steamboat Ski Resort is home to Olympic medalists and receives about 400 inches of snow per year. Need ski rental and snowboard rentals in Steamboat? Click here to rent now!

Snowmobile Tours:

Discover the Colorado backcountry with snowmobile tours in Steamboat Springs.  See breathtaking views of the Continental Divide and explore the trail system of Rabbit Ears Pass. There is no better way to explore fresh powder through mountain meadows and scenic ridges than on a snowmobile in Routt National Forest. This is a true Colorado adventure for you and the whole family and is will be quite memorable. There are different type snowmobile trips you can take with guides depending on ability levels. If you are comfortable on a snowmobile, rentals in Steamboat are also available. Click here to find out more!


Explore miles of trails during a guided tour or on your own when going snowshoeing in Steamboat Springs. Snowshoeing is a perfect activity for the whole family. Don’t worry if you have never tried snowshoeing before because, once you start exploring the trails you will love being out in the open-air seeing mountain views. You can explore on snowshoes either on groomed trails or take an adventure into the backcountry on Rabbit Ears Pass or Fish Creek.

Cross-Country Skiing

Not looking to hit the slopes on the mountain? Cross-Country skiing in Steamboat is a great alternative to still get skis under your feet. The Haymaker Nordic Clubhouse offers over 8 km of trails to explore and the Steamboat Ski Touring Center offers 15 km of groomed trails across Aspen groves and Fish Creek. If you’ve never been cross-country skiing the Nordic center offers lessons and special programs. See the Yampa Valley and all of its beauty Cross Country skiing! Get out there and explore!