Routt National Forest, Steamboat Springs

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#4 of 6 in Nature in Steamboat Springs
Routt National Forest offers plenty of year-round recreational opportunities. The list of outdoor activities you can practice here is long and includes hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, fishing, camping, hunting, plus a wide range of winter sports, such as cross-country skiing. Enjoy getting off the beaten path and observing animals in their natural surroundings without having to drive for hours. Be sure to check with the nearest ranger station if any of the trails are closed before you go. Make Routt National Forest part of your personalized Steamboat Springs itinerary using our Steamboat Springs trip planning site .
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  • We drove through the forest, stopping several times to appreciate the scenery from the overlooks. The drive was beautiful and the recreation opportunities seemed endless. Stopping at the Continental D...  more »
  • Omg! It's literally just a bunch of trees and animals and dirt! Dirt! It's absolutely filthy out there and no one is making an effort to clean ANYTHING! Even the roads are made of dirt sometimes! Eek!...  more »
  • Hubby and I enjoyed the fall leaves from our truck this morning, and it was BREATHTAKING!! We got to Summit Lake, did that trail and then came down the mountain by 11:30. At that point, all parking wa...  more »
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