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Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Tubing Steamboat


Come to historic Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs for the ride of a lifetime! Ride the Magic Carpet to the top and come screaming down on a snow tube provided at the hill. This is a must-do experience for all ages. Children must be old enough to ride in their own tube, no kids on laps are permitted. Every child age 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Helmets are recommended.


Located just steps from Lincoln Avenue in Downtown Steamboat Springs. Walk across the bridge at 9th Street or drive across the Yampa River at 5th Street and turn right on Howelsen Parkway. Ticket pick up location is Howelsen Hill at the Main Lodge concession window.


*December 13, 2014 - February 9, 2015: Tuesday-Sunday 4:30pm and 5:30pm
February 10, 2015 - April 5, 2015: Daily 4:30pm and 5:30pm

*6:30pm and 7:30pm sessions will be added during holiday periods. Closed Christmas Day and February 7-8, 2015 for Winter Carnival. Reservations booked within 48 hours must be booked directly with Tubing Steamboat, 970-819-8010, open 1:00pm - 6:30pm.

Tubing Steamboat Age Rate*
Adult 18 & up $25
Teens 13-17 $22
KIDS 6-12 $18
CHILD 5 & Under FREE

* These are 2014-15 rates.

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Saddleback Ranch


Strap on your spurs, pull down your hat and ride Saddleback Ranch's Yee-Haw Tubing Hill. The hill is groomed and equipped with a state of the art tube-tow lift system that attaches itself to the tube to transport you back to the top. From there, speed down the hill on a large inner tube provided by the ranch. At the bottom, warm up in the Longhorn Warming Lodge, grab a bite to eat or a warm drink from the concession stand and hit the slope again. Tubing sessions are each 1.5 hours. Snow tubing is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. All riders must sign waiver, if under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Children under five are free but must ride with a paying adult.

Open Monday-Sunday December 17 - March 30*.
*Closed on Tuesdays except during peak season dates (December 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015; January 7 - January 20, 2015; February 14 - 16, 2015; and March 8, 2014 - March 22, 2015). Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and Winter Carnival Sunday.


Located just 15 miles west of Steamboat Springs, pick-up and drop-off is at the transit center on Mount Werner Circle.


Pick up at Mt Werner Transit center (Lanes 1, 2, and 3) 10:00am, 1:15pm, and 4:30pm daily.

Age Rate*
Adult (13 & up) $26
Child (6-12) $26
5 & under FREE

*These are 2014-2015 season rates.

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Bud Light

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Robert Mondavi

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AVIS Car Rentals

Because you’re spending your ski vacation at Steamboat, you can save on a stylish (and practical) Avis rental. Plan your trip today with Avis, the preferred car rental company of Steamboat.

Budget Car Rental

Bunny hill or black diamond, you need to get your gear to the mountain. Lucky for you, Budget is the preferred car rental company of Steamboat. Pick from a variety of vehicles, like roomy SUVs, and products like ski racks to get you to the lodge.


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With our commitment to the environment comes close cooperation with the US Forest Service.