Tag Archives: trails

Open House Concerning Recreation Master Plan

The City of Steamboat will host an open house tomorrow concerning the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Trails and River Master Plan. The plan will provide a 10-year vision for the city’s park and recreation facilities, as well as an action plan for implementation. The public is invited to the open house Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

Comment On OHV Trail Proposals

The Bureau of Land Management is also asking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment of a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

Changes To Steamboat Transit Pick-Up Locations

Steamboat Springs Transit has relocated three bus stops. The Fairfield Inn bus stop is no longer available for passenger pick-up and drop-off due to hotel construction in the area, so passengers will need to use the new pickup locations at the Steamboat Hotel or Holiday Inn. On the west side of Continue reading

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