Steamboat Springs Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Steamboat Springs area is east and north of Steamboat Springs, Colo. It is managed by the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District with a Ranger Station/Visitor Center in the town of Steamboat Springs. Recreation sites along Buffalo Pass and Rabbit Ears Pass are located within this area to include the popular waterfall hike, Fish Creek Falls. 

The area lies against the western ridge of the Continental Divide and the Routt National Forest. Multiple wilderness areas are nearby. The area is bountiful with recreation opportunities such as mountain biking, hiking, camping, and fishing, as well as winter sports such as skiing and snowmobiling, just to name a few.

At a Glance

Reservations:  For camping reservations: Go to:



Show detail SHOW

Camping & Cabins

Hide detail HIDE

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Steamboat Springs Area

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Steamboat Springs Area

Dispersed Camping

Mt. Zirkel Wilderness: MAP - camping guidelines, Slavonia area

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Steamboat Springs Area

Cabin Rentals

Areas for Cabin Rentals at Steamboat Springs Area


Show detail SHOW


Show detail SHOW


Show detail SHOW

Horse Riding & Camping

Show detail SHOW


Show detail SHOW

Nature Viewing

Show detail SHOW

OHV Riding & Camping

Show detail SHOW

Other Activities

Show detail SHOW

Outdoor Learning

Show detail SHOW


Show detail SHOW

Water Activities

Show detail SHOW

Winter Sports

Show detail SHOW