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Steamboat Rafting

Routt county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

  The scenic beauty of Routt County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. The put-in
    is not too far from Edwards. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty
of rivers for that. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Whitewater paddling here in the Park Range is a great experience.

Briefly about the general area:
Everybody loves Stagecoach State Park, and Heart Spring is a good local attraction. Man, is there a lot of cool stuff to do in the Park Range. Routt National Forest is worth taking a look at if you're at Steamboat Rafting; hiking along the Red Dirt Trail is magnificent
fun. This river is so wonderful. The cheerful folks of Steamboat Springs like to hang out close by; do take a hike on the Elk Park Trail. Put some time aside to spend at Sulphur Cave Spring while you're here at Steamboat Rafting. The skiing at Howelsen Hill is wonderful. High temperatures at Steamboat Rafting during the warm months are in the 80's. Summer nighttime lows dip down to the 40's. For the period of the winter highs are in the 20's, and during the dark hours in the winter at Steamboat Rafting temperatures dip to the 0's. Around Steamboat Rafting you donít get a lot of rainfall.

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These outdoors activities are available near Steamboat Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Steamboat Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Blue Sky West, Routt County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Yampa River, Routt/Moffat County, 0 miles away
      Class III - 1 miles long (Yampa river park to 12th street)
Elk River, Routt County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (2 mi above Mad Creek to Mad Creek)
Elk River, Routt County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (Box Canyon Campground to Glen Eden Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Colorado River Guides, Routt County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Encampment River, Carbon County, 27 miles away
      Class II-V - 15 miles long (State Line to Encampment)
Rock Creek, Routt County, 28 miles away
      Class V+ - 7 miles long (Shoe and Stocking Creek Trailhead to Bridge below Quarry)
 Ski Areas Near Steamboat Rafting:
Howelsen Hill, Colorado , 0 miles away, 440 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Steamboat, Colorado , 3 miles away, 3668 foot drop, 20 lifts, 143 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 52 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
Vail, Colorado , 55 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
Snowy Range, Wyoming , 64 miles away, 990 foot drop, 5 lifts, 27 runs
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 67 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
Buttermilk, Colorado , 68 miles away, 2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 69 miles away, 3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 69 miles away, 3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 69 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
 Marinas Near Steamboat Rafting:
Stagecoach Marina, Oak Creek , 14 miles away
Steamboat Lake Marina, Clark , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Steamboat Rafting:
Chalet Val DIsere, Steamboat Springs , 0 miles away
Rabbit Ears Motel, Steamboat Springs , 1 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Steamboat Springs CO, Steamboat Springs , 1 miles away
Legacy Vacation Club Steamboat Springs Hilltop, Steamboat Springs , 1 miles away
Legacy Vacation Club Steamboat Springs Suites, Steamboat Springs , 2 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Steamboat Rafting:
Steamboat Springs KOA Steamboat Springs Koa, Steamboat Springs, 4 miles away
Dry Lake Campground, Routt County, 5 miles away
Meadows Campground, Routt County, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Steamboat Rafting:
Elk Park Trail, Routt , 5 miles away
Red Dirt Trail, Routt , 6 miles away
Fish Creek Falls Trail, Routt , 8 miles away
Swamp Park Trail, Routt , 8 miles away
Roaring Fork Trail, Routt , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Steamboat Rafting:
Stagecoach State Park, Colorado , 11 miles away
Routt National Forest, Colorado , 11 miles away
Pearl Lake State Park, Colorado , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Steamboat Rafting:
Steamboat Golf Club, Steamboat Springs , 2 miles away
Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club, Steamboat Springs , 3 miles away
Haymaker Golf Course, Steamboat Springs , 6 miles away

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