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CPW Could Increase Fees By 50%

A bill, which is currently working its way through the Colorado State Legislature, looks to establish a stable and sustainable funding source for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. As an agency, CPW gets very little money from the states general fund, with the majority of their funding coming from revenues generated from hunting, fishing and other park Continue reading

Emerald Mountain Trails Open This Weekend

The Spring Creek Trail on Emerald Mountain will open this weekend for recreational use, weather permitting. Some trails in that area may remain closed, as they are still too wet and muddy. People recreating in the area Continue reading

Name A Mountain Bike Trail In Routt County

Nominations are being accepted to help name a mountain bike trail on Buffalo Pass in Routt County. The US Forest service will accept name suggestions for the trail through the end of the Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Trail Closures This Weekend

The Nordic Combined Western Regionals will take place this weekend in Steamboat at Howelsen Hill, with 70 of the best Nordic Combined athletes from the Western United States scheduled to compete. To accommodate the activities, several Howelsen Hill Nordic Trails will be closed to Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Closures For Pentathlon

The Steamboat Pentathlon takes place tomorrow . To accommodate the activities the public will not be able to access Poma lift on Howelsen Hill until 11 tomorrow morning, and will not be able to use Barrows lift until one in the afternoon. In addition , the public will be Continue reading

Trail Closures On Howelsen Hill

Trails will be closed on Howelsen Hill tomorrow, to accommodate the Nordic and Alpine Skiing, Colorado High School State Championships.  Over 140 of the best Colorado high school skiers will be in the area to participate. The athletes will be using the Howelsen Nordic Trails for the races.  Rodeo Loop, Continue reading

Free Hikes To Eliminate Excess Holiday Calories

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering guided hikes and other activities for those looking to get outside on New Years Day, to burn off some of those excess holiday calories. First Day Hikes will be held at the Stagecoach, Steamboat Lake and Yampa River state parks on January 1st. Those interested in taking a hike at Stagecoach State Park should meet at the Yampatheater at 10:30. Multiple hikes will be offered ranging from a kid friendly Continue reading

Seasonal Closures In Effect On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Certain trails in the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Area near Steamboat have been closed for the season by the Bureau of Land Management. Certain Emerald Mountain trails are closed seasonally to avoid disturbing area wildlife. All areas south of Ridge Trail, including Continue reading

Help Review NW Colorado Trail Maps

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is looking for community assistance in reviewing its road and trail inventory maps for Northwest Colorado.  This summer, members of the BLM’s Little Snake Field Office, inventoried more than 1,300 miles of routes across the 370,000 acres of land that it manages between Maybell and Craig all Continue reading

Trail Closures On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300A number of trails are closed on Emerald Mountain to allow the City of Steamboat to continue the removal of beetle kill trees in the area. Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Heaven and No Mo’Bluez will all be closed through October, to allow the project to be completed. Additional closures Continue reading

Bluffs Loop Trail Under Construction

SteamboatConstruction began earlier this week to reroute the Bluffs Loop trail on Emerald Mountain in Steamboat. Crews will be working on clearing the area over the next two weeks. Once they are finished the city will open the trail to allow it to compact. Once compaction is complete the city will close Continue reading

Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to water continuing to rise in the Yampa, another section of the Yampa River Trail in Steamboat is now closed. In addition to the closures at the Highway 40 underpass at Walton Creek, and at the Railroad underpass Continue reading