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Summer Activities

Steamboat summer activities and things to do in the summer in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

  • Scenic Gondola Tours
    Steamboat Scenic Gondola Rides

    SUMMER: Experience an exhilarating ride up Mt. Werner in Steamboat's eight-passenger Gondola. Take in the infinite views of the valley while mountain biking, hiking nature trails or enjoying a Sunday brunch at Thunderhead.

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  • Coca-Cola Adventure Zone
    Coca-Cola Adventure Zone

    Check out the latest in thrills and adventures in our summer lineup at the base of the ski area.

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  • Guided Gourmet Hike
    Guided Hiking

    Take a beautiful alpine hike on Mt. Werner with beautiful views of the Yampa Valley and surrounding areas.

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  • Guided Gourmet Hike
    Specialty Hikes

    Hikes that are specialized, from cooking to photography, art, as well as food and wine

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  • Sunset Happy Hour

    Join us for a beautiful sunset and view of the valley with signature cocktails and appetizers. This is a lively cocktail event with music. Recommend for adults - children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • On Mountain Dining
    On Mountain Dining

    Enjoy Sunday Brunch, Dinner, or Sunset Happy Hour on the Mountain. Take in the grand views from the top of the Gondola!

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  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking & Cruiser Bikes

    What do you do with a ski mountain in the summertime? Mountain bike on our 50 miles of trails, of course! Take the Gondola up to Thunderhead and explore all the different trails on the mountain suitable for all ability levels.

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  • Coca-Cola Movies on the Mountain | Summer activities in Steamboat Springs, CO
    Coca-Cola® Movies on the Mountain

    Saturday Nights beginning at sunset on the Steamboat Stage in Gondola Square. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets and stretch out under the stars.

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  • Spa Treatments
    Spa Services

    Enjoy a spectacular spa experience in Steamboat Springs. Our spas specialize in body treatments, massage, luxurious body wraps, corrective skin care, microdermabrasion, revitalizing facials, and hair, hand and foot treatments.

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  • Kid's Adventure Club
    Kids' Adventure Club

    For kids ages 3 years through 12 years (and young teens). Located in the Kid's Vacation Center, we offer a camp environment with supervision, snacks, games, movies, a variety of activities, and rest time.

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  • Whitewater Rafting

    From tranquil waters to advanced Whitewater rafting, any level of rafter can enjoy the spectacular scenery from broad plains to deep cut gorges.

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  • Golf
    Golf in Steamboat

    Come play on one of the Steamboat area's 18 hole golf courses! Each of our local golf courses feature renowned course designers which will ensure you have the best golf day possible. Just another reason to spend your summer vacation in Steamboat Springs

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  • Hot Springs
    Hot Springs

    At the end of an active day, a relaxing soak in a natural hot springs mineral pool can be just what your sore muscles need. Visit one of our natural hot springs treasures!

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  • Hot Air Balloon Tours
    Wild West Hot Air Balloon Tours

    Imagine the view as you soar high above town and the mountains around Steamboat! 45 minute Yampa Valley flights available. Continental breakfast, champagne ceremony with flight certificates and courtesy pick-up are included.

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  • Thunderhead Disc Golf Course
    Thunderhead Disc Golf Course

    Disc golf is played much like traditional golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, however, players use a flying disc.

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  • Steamboat Paddleboard Adventures
    Steamboat Paddleboard Adventures

    Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing sports because it offers something for everyone!

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  • Thunderhead Hiking Trail
    Thunderhead Hiking Trail

    The Thunderhead Hiking Trail is a 3-mile trail between the top of the gondola and the base of the mountain.

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  • Vista Nature Trail

    The Vista Nature Trail offers a self-guided interpretive hike, which is an easy one-mile loop and takes about 1 hour.

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  • Helicopter Tours
    Zephyr Helicopter Tours in Steamboat

    Join Zephyr Helicopter Company for the thrill of a lifetime, rising above Steamboat's Yampa Valley with the Rockies embracing you.

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  • The Yampa Valley Boys

    Add live western music to your next event. The Yampa Valley Boys sing authentic, western, all-acoustic music featuring many old time favorites, sing alongs, humorous stories, cowboy poetry, and a lot of laughter.

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  • Horseback Riding
    Horseback Riding

    Be a part of Steamboat's Western Heritage! Take a gander at fantastic scenery while you ride trails set in Steamboat's surrounding wilderness areas and national forests.

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  • Watersports
    Water Sports and Recreation

    Spend a day on the lake enjoying wakeboarding, wake skating, wake surfing, water skiing, tubing or knee boarding. Whether you are a first time rider or are looking to gain more water experience we can help!

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  • Guided Fishing in Steamboat
    Guided Fishing

    Enjoy the outdoors in Steamboat whether fishing on one of the many rivers or lakes.

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  • Kayak School
    River Kayak School

    Learn to kayak on the Yampa River with Mountain Sports Kayak School. This is a must for anyone who loves the water and is looking for something new and fun to do this summer!

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  • Steamboat Pro Rodeo
    Steamboat Pro Rodeo

    The Old West comes alive for the summer at the Romick Rodeo Arena with the PRCA Pro Rodeo Series all summer long.

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  • Wagon Dinner Rides
    Wagon Dinner Rides

    Grab your entire family for an old-fashioned wagon ride and dinner in the midst of a mountain paradise.

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  • Steamboat Scenic Gondola and Howler Alpine Slide | Thing to do in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
    Ride and Slide

    Get the best of both worlds. Take a ride up Mt. Werner and enjoy the views that can only be appreciated from Steamboat's own eight-passenger gondola then head to Howelsen Hill to experience the thrill of the Howler Alpine Slide as you cruise down the 2,400-foot controlled descent through banked turns on the steep face.

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  • The Alpine Howler
    The Howler Alpine Slide

    The Howler Alpine Slide is fun for everyone! Come join us on historic Howelsen Hill on a two-track, 2,400-foot slide of summertime fun. First, ride up the chairlift for views of Steamboat and then pick one of two tracks for your descent.

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  • Zipline Tours
    Steamboat Zipline Adventures

    Zipline adventure tours on Rabbit Ears Pass in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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