Tag Archives: Park

Reward Offered For Info On Graffiti

The City of Steamboat is offering a $500 reward to anyone with information, or who can identify the individuals responsible for graffiti that occurred at the Bear River Skate Park over the past month. Graffiti was discovered on July 29, with red paint defacing the ramps in several locations across the cement structure. A second more extensive incident occurred on August Continue reading

Skate Park Removed Because It Was Unsafe

The skateboard ramps that were removed this week from the Craig skate park were recently reviewed by CIRSA, the City’s insurance provider, and were determined Continue reading

CPW Offering Free Camping To Volunteers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering volunteers a free night of camping in exchange for their work helping to maintain trails this weekend at State Forest State Park near Walden. Interested individuals should arrive at the Park’s Moose Visitation Center tomorrow morning at Continue reading

Where To Watch The Eclipse In NW Colorado

For the first time in 99 years, Americans will be viewing a coast to coast total solar eclipse Monday.  The path of the total eclipse will cover much of Wyoming, with 94% of the sun being covered by the moon in Northwest Colorado.  For those interested, there are a number of eclipse viewing parties in the area. Colorado Continue reading

Young Professionals BBQ Thursday

The Yampa Valley Young Professionals are hosting their summer barbecue Thursday night at Loudy-Simpson Park. They will be providing burgers and brats, all you need to do is bring a side Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Fest And Car Show This Weekend

Hot air balloons, live music, and classic and collector cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to draw a huge crowd this Saturday to Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park. There will also be food and craft vendors and breakfast will be available Continue reading

Free Park Entry For Colorado Vets

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the entire month of August. All veterans and active-duty military, including Reserve and National Guard members, can obtain Continue reading

Forest Road Closed In North Routt County

Forest Road 500 in North Routt County is now closed to allow culverts in the area to be replaced. Nearly five miles of the road near Little Red Park will be fully closed for two weeks while the work is taking place. Non-motorized access to the surrounding forest will still be available and recreation sites outside of the closure area will remain open. Those traveling through the National Continue reading

YVYP’s Meet Thursday At Loudy-Simpson

The monthly meeting of the Yampa Valley Young Professionals will take place tonight at Loudy-Simpson Park at 5:30.  The group will be discussing the Yampa River Diversion Park Project and their upcoming softball tournament. All those 40 Continue reading

Gondola And Bike Park Should Open Next Week

The opening of the gondola and the Steamboat Bike Park has been delayed. The city is currently waiting for  gondola parts to arrive, which will allow them to complete the construction. The Bike Park and Gondola are now expected to be opened a week Continue reading

UPDATE: Peekaboo Fire Growth Slows

The Peekaboo Fire’s growth slowed over the weekend, increasing 1000 acres between Friday and Monday morning. Crews were also able to boost containment of the 12,833 acre blaze from zero to 40%. Firefighters are looking to Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

The Peekaboo Fire continued its rapid expansion yesterday, growing from 4,200 acres to an estimated 8,000 acres as of last night. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 318 between Maybell and the Utah border last night for approximately an hour. It’s possible the highway and Moffat County Road 10N will be closed again while the fire suppression efforts take effect. Anyone planning travel in the area should be prepared for closures.  Multiple ranch structures, Continue reading