Founded in 1900, Steamboat Springs is a thriving, authentic city with its roots deeply planted in the American West. At 6,700’ in the Rocky Mountains, this northwest Colorado community is home to abundant year-round recreation, a historic downtown, a vibrant business sector, active arts and culture, unique special events, celebrated natural mineral springs, outstanding educational opportunities, free public transit bus system and an 80-year Olympian tradition. All with the free-flowing Yampa River running right through the heart of it all.
This small town has easy access to 29 park sites, 62-miles of trails, more than 2,600 acres of open space and specialty facilities like Howelsen Hill (North America’s Oldest Operating Ski Area), the award-winning Haymaker Golf Course, the indoor/outdoor public Tennis Center, Howelsen Rodeo Arena and the Howelsen Ice Complex, plus so much more!
With more than 12,600 residents and a populations that swells to two to three times that during peak vacation season, the City of Steamboat Springs strives to provide superior municipal services and customer service for residents and guests across a wide variety of departments including:
• Airport (KSBS)
• City Clerk
• City Manager
• General Services
• Human Resources
• Municipal Court
• Parks & Recreation
• Planning & Community Development
• Public Works
• Streets & Fleet
Whether you’re here for a day or a lifetime, the City of Steamboat Springs welcomes you with warm hearts, generations of history and heritage along with a genuine tradition that honors the past while focusing on its future.