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What's Open In Steamboat Springs

Welcome back to Steamboat Springs! We’ve created a one-stop spot for all the details on what’s open and ways to have fun this summer and fall while enjoying our wide-open spaces, restaurants, shops, activities, and more. If you have questions, we recommend contacting businesses directly as hours of operation and mitigation protocols vary.


Restaurants are open and ready to satisfy your hunger cravings with expanded outdoor seating and takeout offerings. The City also has local parks for you to enjoy your tasty treats and alcoholic drinks.

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Whether you’re looking for authentic western wear, outdoor apparel, fine art, or unique gifts, we've got it all in Steamboat Springs. Please remember to always wear a face-covering when out shopping in public.

Shopping is open in Steamboat Springs


Art Galleries

Whether your tastes lie in abstraction or stark realism, Steamboat Springs galleries showcase a wide variety of stunning and thought-provoking art. Learn More


One of the best ways to physical distance and explore the valley is to hop on two wheels and ride. If you don't have a bike, several shops in town offer rentals. Learn More

Botanic Gardens

The Yampa River Botanic Park is open for you to enjoy beautiful flowers, trees, and more. Restrictions are in place such as one-way pedestrian traffic. The park is open from dawn until dusk through the end of October, weather dependent. Learn More

Top Ten Summer Activities in Steamboat Springs: Yampa River Botanic Park


Camping opportunities range from campgrounds with full amenities to a true wilderness experience in the Routt National Forest and designated Wilderness Areas. Learn More

Escape Rooms

Find clues, solve puzzles, and collaborate with other players to escape from a themed game room in an hour or less. The Crooked Key also offers an outdoor escape room that takes you around town. Learn More


Local waters offer a peaceful setting with stunning views and world-class trout. Visit local outfitters for guided trips, insider tips and to rent equipment. Learn More

Fall fly fishing on the Yampa river

Fish Creek Falls

Fresh high alpine water roars down Fish Creek Canyon, spilling over the magnificent 280-ft Fish Creek Falls. Because this is one of the most popular destinations around Steamboat, we recommend going early, practicing physical distancing and keeping a face-covering handy. Learn More


Take a day hike with the family or fill the backpack and head deep into the mountains. With a vast network of trails, we encourage you to get out and explore the beauty found in the Yampa Valley on foot. Learn More

Horseback Riding

Visit the Flat Tops Wilderness, Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Routt National Forest, or Howelsen Hill on horseback. Rides can last as short as an hour and as long as all day. Learn More

Horseback riding

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Take in the views of the valley from up high. A Hot Air Balloon ride is truly an adventure for all ages and a unique way to experience Steamboat Springs. Learn More

Hot Springs

Our hot springs are open to the public. Strawberry Park Hot Springs is open by reservation only. Old Town Hot Springs is open at a limited capacity.  Learn More


Steamboat Springs is known for its great appreciation of cultural heritage. Explore history and the arts at the various museums in town. Learn More

Get out to explore the water around Steamboat Springs


The City of Steamboat Springs has opened all 26 parks to the public. Enjoy a takeaway picnic or lets the kids run around and play. Learn More

State Parks

Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake and Stagecoach State Park are open for camping, boating, fishing, hiking, biking and more. The swim beaches are also open at this time. Group sites are limited to groups of 10 or less. Learn More

Tennis & Pickleball

The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs is currently open with restrictions in place. This indoor, outdoor, public, clay and hard court tennis & pickleball facility is a National USTA Award-winning facility. Learn More

Public Restrooms

The City of Steamboat Springs has limited public restrooms available this summer. Click here (and scroll to the bottom of the page) to find what's currently open.