Along with great skiing, Steamboat Springs is known for great snowmobiling conditions and offers a large selection of tour companies to choose from. Depending on what part of the Yampa Valley you are wanting to enjoy, you will find what you are looking for.
Looking for a really unique experience? Try a snowmobile tour plus tubing adventure, or opt for the moonlight and sunset snowmobile tour followed by dinner at a remote cabin.
Steamboat Snowmobile Tours Discover the magic of snowmobiling Colorado’s Continental Divide. Our extensive trail system on Rabbit Ears Pass is a snowmobiler’s dream. Located in the middle of the Routt National Forest, with views extending to Wyoming your ride will take you through tree lined trails and to big open meadows where your guide will give you free time to play around.
The dinner tour takes you over moonlit snowfields through a Rocky Mountain wonderland on world-class snowmobiles. Explore breathtaking expanses of Champagne Powder® and rugged peaks on a snowmobile ride along the Continental Divide, then dine just below a 10,000 foot peak in our secluded mountain cabin. Your choice of Grilled Ribeye Steak, Rocky Mountain Trout or Fire Roasted Chicken with a Vegetarian menu also available. The dinner tour (Moonlight & Sunset) is offered Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Drivers must be at least 16 years old. Drivers with passenger must be at least 18 years old. Minimum age is 3 years old.
LOCATION Call for directions and pickup locations nearest your lodging. Please call 24 hours in advance to re-confirm your meeting time. Mountain Pick-up Locations: Canyon Creek, Christie Club, Eagle Ridge Lodge, Highmark, Phoenix, Shadow Run bus stop, Sheraton, Steamboat Grand, The Lodge, Thunder Mountain, Timber Run, Torian Plum, Trappeur's Crossing, and the Steamboat Transit Center. Downtown Pick-up Locations: 7th & Lincoln, Legacy Resorts (Pine Grove & Hilltop), Nordic Lodge, Rabbit Ears Motel, Hampton Inn. Highway 40 Pick-up Locations: Steamboat Hotel, Fairfield Inn, Quality Inn.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS If you decide to drive instead of taking advantage of the pick-up service, then take Hwy 40 east, up Rabbit Ears Pass. Steamboat Snowmobile Tours is .5 miles past mile marker 151. Slow down when you see the mile marker, as there is no sign. Turn right on the plowed road.
TOUR SCHEDULE 2 Hour Pick-Up Times: 10:00am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm 4 Hour Pick-Up Time: 10:00am Full-Day Pick-Up Time: 10:00am 2 Hour First Tracks Pick-Up Time: 8:00am Moonlight Dinner Pick-Up Time: 4:30pm Sunset Tour Pick-Up Time: 4:30pm
HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOWMOBILE TOURS High Mountain Snowmobile Tours offers scenic guided snowmobile tours through incredible terrain overlooking the Mount Zirkel Wilderness area near Clark, Colorado. Riders will experience custom groomed trails that wind through beautiful high mountain meadows and up onto scenic ridges. Drivers must be at least 16 years of age, and drivers with passengers must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum is 3 years old.
LOCATION Call for directions and pickup locations nearest your lodging. Please call 24 hours in advance to re-confirm your meeting time. Free transportation is provided. Guest are asked to please be outside, ready and waiting for the white vans.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS If you decide to drive instead of taking advantage of the pick-up service, then Take Hwy 40 west to RCR 129, and go north on RCR 129 sixteen miles to Clark. Turn right on RCR 64 (Seedhouse Road) and go five miles to the end of the plowed road at the Meeting cabin.
TOUR SCHEDULE 2 Hour Pick-Up Time: 8:00am and 12:15pm 4 Hour Pick-Up Time*: 10:15am Full-Day Pick-Up Time*: 8:00am
*Lunch is provided
Saddleback Ranch SNowmobile Tours Saddleback Ranch is the only tour company offering snowmobile tours on private land. Our guided tour goes over groomed trails and open meadows on 8,000 acres. Enjoy the opportunity to see the most gorgeous views of the Flattops, Mt. Werner, Sleeping Giant and the Zirkels. We use 2 passenger NEW Skidoo 4 Stroke snowmobiles... These machines are designed to be easier to operate, offering smooth acceleration throttle control and producing an efficient clean fuel, "no smell", exhaust.
After your ride, warm up at headquarters with a cup of hot chocolate and a freshly baked cookie.
Driving Directions Take the 1st entrance onto US-40 W/Lincoln Avenue, and continue to follow US-40 for 10.6 miles. At mile marker 122, approximately 10 miles out of town, turn left onto CR 178, and a slight left onto CR 179. Follow that road 3 miles; across the rail road tracks, across the Yampa River, up a switch back hill, and past a neighborhood. Saddleback Ranch is on the right.
Tour Schedule Half-Day Snowmobile Tour Pick-Up Time: 8:30am at your condo. Offered Daily December 16 - January 2, January 14 -16, February 18 - 28, and March 11 - 26. Closed Tuesdays and Thursdays during non-peak season dates. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
2-Hour Snowmobile Tour Pick-Up Time: 10am or 1pm at your condo. Offered Daily December 16 - March 26. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Sunset Tour (1.5 hour snowmobile tour, and 30 minutes of tubing, offered Monday-Saturday): Pick up at Gondola Transit Center (2305 Mt. Werner Circle) at 3:30pm. Offered Daily December 16 - January 2, January 14 -16, February 18 - 28, and March 11 - 26. Closed Tuesdays and Thursdays during non-peak season dates. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
ELK MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE SNOWMOBILE TOURS Discover the beauty of the Colorado backcountry. Join Elk Mountain Adventure Tours for a day of snowmobiling on 50,000 acres private land in Hayden, CO. Our guides will take you on the ultimate snowmobile adventure on PRO-RMK 800cc snowmobiles. Your fully guided ride will consist of miles and miles of high country mountain meadows. Maximum seven snowmobiles per tour.
Your adventure will start when we pick you up at your local accommodations. Your fully guided high adventure ride will consist of miles and miles on high country mountain meadows, no groomed trails. Tours include door-to-door transportation, a professional guide, helmet, and winter outerwear. Guests will be picked up at their lodging property. Minimum age is 15 years old. No passengers on these tours. Elk Mountain Adventure snowmobile tours are offered December 20, 2016 - March 24, 2017.
LOCATION Backcountry Snowmobile adventures at Elk Mountain Adventure Tours is located in Hayden, Colorado, a 30-minute drive from Steamboat.