Tag Archives: trails

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

Trails to Close for Fireworks Show

City-of-SteamboatDue to the Steamboat 4th of July fireworks show, all trails on the Howelsen Hill Ski Area will be closed all day Saturday. This includes all access points and the area from Continue reading

Seasonal Trails Open Early on Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office opened some popular Emerald Mountain trails on June 27th ahead of the scheduled opening day. The Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area trails south Continue reading

Forest Officials in Wyoming Give Advice on Holiday Camping

MEDICINE BOW FORESTMemorial Day weekend visitors to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) will find limited low-elevation access for roads, trails and campgrounds. While there are some opportunities to explore and Continue reading

Great Outdoors Colorado Seeking Input from Residents

GOCOGreat Outdoors Colorado, which invests state lottery revenues in outdoor recreation, land conservation and wildlife, is conducting a listening tour Continue reading

Trails at Howelson Closed Friday for Fireworks Prep

howelsonDue to the July 4th fireworks setup and show, all trails on Howelsen Hill will be closed from 8 Friday morning until 11 Friday night. This includes all access points and the area from Bluffs Loop to Mile Run. All other trails on Emerald Mountain will remain open to the public until 4 in the afternoon and may be accessed via the Blackmere trailhead. From 4 pm until 11 pm Friday, Continue reading