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New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to 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

Steamboat Looking For Poop Scoopers

The City of Steamboat is again asking for the communities help this year with picking up dog poop at City parks and trails. The annual “April Stools” clean up event will take place throughout the month of April. To avoid scheduling and weather issues, volunteers can register online for specific days to participate in the Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Winter Operations Winding Down

The Howelsen Hill Ski Area has ended Alpine operations for the season. The Nordic Center will remain open with trails being groomed daily through this Saturday, weather and snow conditions permitting. Daily tickets or Continue reading

Wyoming Parks May Set Their Own Fees

State Parks, Historic Sites and trails in Wyoming may be able to set their own fees, if a new bill passes out of the State’s Legislature. If passed, House Bill 30 would allow these different recreation areas to set their own fees for visitation. Currently fees at the State’s Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Improvements Underway

howelsen-hill-rockThe City of Steamboat has begun improvements on the Howelsen Hill Nordic Trial System. The first phase of the project is expected to last into early November. The city is currently working to widen the trail behind the concrete bleachers at the Rodeo Ground. The project will also realign the trails on the Continue reading

Trails Closed On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Wild Rose Trail on Emerald Mountain has been closed to allow the City of Steamboat to continue to remove beetle kill trees in the area. The trail is expected to be closed for two weeks to allow work to continue. Other trails that remain closed include Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Continue reading

BLM May Limit Access To Land

BLM-entering-public-land-30A meeting to discuss a Travel Management Plan for BLM managed land in Moffat County will be held next week in Craig. The meeting will take place Thursday from 11:30 to 7 at the Center of Craig. According to Dario Archuleta, the outdoor Continue reading

Wyoming Trails and Paths Assessed

wyoming-state-flag-EDIT-300A task force has been created to assess recreational trails and paths in Wyoming.  The goal is for the task force to create a report to help the state better understand the opportunities and challenges of non-motorized recreation. The task force was created through a law that was signed by Governor Matt Mead during the last legislative session.  This will be Continue reading

Steamboat Continues To Open And Close Trails

SteamboatWith hiking conditions changing rapidly in the area, The City of Steamboat is continuing to close and open trails based on the circumstances. The city recently announced that several lower elevation trails on Emerald Mountain are now open for recreation. They also announced that the Cow Creek Trail heads will be closed through Thursday to allow Continue reading

Season Winding Down For Howelsen Hill

sb_logoThis will be the final weekend that the Howlsen Hill Nordic Center is planning to groom the Nordic Trails on a daily basis. Season passes or tickets are still required to access the trails. These can be purchased from the vending machine in the Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Trails Closed Through Saturday

SteamboatThe Howelsen (HOWL-sen) Hill Nordic Trails are closed through Saturday to allow competitors from the 2016 National Skiing Championships to use the area for official training and racing exercises. 125 of the best collegiate skiers to are competing in the Continue reading