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Mineral Springs Downtown Tour

  • 1001 13th Street, steamboat springs, 80487
  • Overview

    Don't miss out on this easy to access tour, steps away from the restaurants and shops of downtown is a diversity of natural Mineral Springs each with its own history, medicinal uses, and geologic past starting over 40 million years ago. This program is offered in partnership with Tread of Pioneers Museum. All participants will receive a half-off coupon admission coupon to the Tread of Pioneers Museum for attendance.

    Steamboat's Mineral Spring's are truly one of a kind, come out to this free program.

    No RSVP required- just show up!

    Designated 2021! Sulfer Cave has been recognized for outstanding scientific resources by the National Park Service as a National Natural Landmark and written about in National Geographic (Read the article here).

    > Did you know at one time we had the strongest flowing spring in the world?

    > Steamboat Springs even got its name from a rarity in Colorado, a geyser

    > Lithium Springs is one of the most unique springs in the world, because of its high lithium content.

    These are just a small sample of interesting information about our springs, don't just see them- discover more with our Naturalist!

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    Meeting Time: 8:45 am- tour starts at 9:00 am offered every Wednesday from June 30th- to September 1st

    Meeting Location:  Look for our logo on a sign at the parking lot for the Art Depot, address: 1001 13th St.

    Cost: FREE

     

    Age Limit: Anyone is welcome on this tour, however, it is taught at an adult/young adult level of comprehension- young children may find much of the content difficult to understand.

    What to bring/wear: Dress for the weather.  You might want a light or rain jacket as the weather changes quickly here! A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes are a good idea as we will be walking and often without much shade. BRING WATER! There there is no easy access to drinking water.

    Thank you to our partner's Tread of Pioneers Museum! Located at 800 Oak St, Steamboat Springs, CO

    A great family-friendly stop to add to your vacation-Check Tread of Pioneers Museum website for historical tours/events.

    All participants will receive a half-off coupon admission coupon to the Tread of Pioneers Museum.

    If you have additional questions or need more information, please email lexi@yampatika.org or call the office at (970) 871-9151

    GROUP SIZE WILL BE LIMITED to a first-come, first-served basis- we will be utilizing the most recent state/county regulations for group size allowances due to covid-19

  • Event Details
    • Presented By: www.yampatika.org
    • Dates: June 22, 2022 - August 31, 2022
    • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    • Location: Art Depot Parking Lot
    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Price: FREE
    • (970) 871-9151