Tag Archives: Yampa

State Parks Promotes Hiking Trail in Steamboat

co-state-parksState Parks Officials are promoting premiere hiking areas in the state.  Officials say the state’s wet winter is making for some great wildflower viewing this year, and says there are certain hiking trails where Continue reading

Rivers Continue to Run High and Fast

FLOOD-WATER-300Northwest Colorado rivers are running high and fast, prompting warnings about playing in and around them this weekend.  The Grand County Office of Emergency Management closed Grand County Continue reading

Elk, Green and Yampa Rivers On The Rise

river floodingStrong river flows will continue for western Colorado as snow melt increases. Warm temperatures will continue for the rest of the week increasing snow melt across the region. The snow melt, along with recent rain Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Arrives

CARNIVALWild West Radio is kicking off Memorial Day Weekend with what has become an annual tradition…Heroes Across the Lands.  The 1-hour show will air today from 3 to 4 on both 93-7/102-3 KRAI FM and 55 Country.  The show features Continue reading

Steamboat Yampa River Trail Closures

river floodingThe City of Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department have closed sections of the Yampa River Core Trail and other local trails as high water rises this spring.  Continue reading

Snowpack Limits Campground Openings for Memorial Day Weekend

forest-service-signLate spring snowpack will limit road access and delay the opening of most developed campgrounds on the Routt National Forest this Memorial Day weekend. While there will still be some opportunities to explore and camp, Forest visitors are reminded to call their local ranger district office to know what is open and accessible.  Campground Continue reading