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Yampa River Core Trail

Steamboat Springs, CO
+1 970-879-4300
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Great Bike Ride

We rented the Pedego Electric Bikes and took a ride to the Botanic Garden where we walked around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Ramon, California
Nice Trail

Nice bike trail for the family! We enjoyed biking along it over Labor Day weekend and will plan to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly L
Loveland, Colorado
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The Yampa River Core Trail is a seven mile, non-motorized multi-use trail that follows the meandering Yampa River from Dougherty Road through downtown Steamboat Springs to Bear River Park. Groves of cottonwood trees, excellent fishing, scenic overlook benches, and lovely picnic spots make this trail a great place for a leisurely stroll or a commuter route through town. Additionally, there are many parks and playgrounds and more miles of trail that can be accessed off of the Core Trail.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented the Pedego Electric Bikes and took a ride to the Botanic Garden where we walked around, jumped back on the bikes and went up and down the trail and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. So much fun and beauty wrapped all up in one...More

Thank 58Tinlady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice bike trail for the family! We enjoyed biking along it over Labor Day weekend and will plan to do so gain next time we are up.

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bikes and rode this trail in the afternoon. Most of it goes along the river. The trail is mostly flat and well-maintained. We stopped at the Botanic Garden along the way.

Thank twina1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long trail that runs along the river thru town. We did see a few birds and some running water. Hard to walk too far as parts were a little icy or had too much snow on it. Prob very enjoyable without snow.

Thank travelerdebBaltimore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented bikes from steamboat ski and bike Karen on 5th and Lincoln .they were very helpful in fitting each of us with the appropriate bike. We rode to the Saturday farmers market, on Yampa and walked around with the locals enjoying the fare and...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This path is a nice path for an easy stroll along the water. It is paved so is used for biking and walking, but is good for strollers. Pretty flat though a few little hills.

Thank healthspacritic
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Walked this trail in August. Very hot in places, and wish it was closer to the river. But beautiful foliage, and quaint hummingbird sanctuary along the trail. Beautiful gardens to stroll at the end, but a lot of walking in the heat. Wish we had...More

1  Thank Laura J
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Being older, we love the walk and long as you watch out for all of the bikes, Rollerblades, etc. Fun watching all the kids tubing in the river during summer.

Thank R Douglas R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a week in Steamboat and we would use this trail for bike rides. Nicely maintained trail!

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This trail runs along the Yampa river in Steamboat Springs. We rented four bikes for mom,dad, and 13/9 year old daughters. We rode the length of the trail which is about 14 miles . The grade is easy and our 9 year old handled it...More

1  Thank Steve P
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Chris J
19 January 2016|
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Response from Laurie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Much of it is cleared. I wore YakTrax when I ran it, though.
26 July 2015|
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Response from Travelair36 | Reviewed this property |
We rented from Ski Haus. Easy access to the trail and not far from the Botanical Gardens. Be sure to use the coupon found in the Steamboat Guide. Available for free in many stores, hotels and fast food places.