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Steamboat Lake State Park

Address: 61105 Routt County Road 129, Steamboat Springs, CO 80428
Phone Number: 970-879-3922
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Owner description: A year-round destination, this beautiful state park offers a multitude of recreational activities...
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Owner description: A year-round destination, this beautiful state park offers a multitude of recreational activities from cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter to camping, hiking, biking and boating in the summer. The natural setting is highlighted by the beautiful scenery of Sand Mountain and Hahn's Peak bordering this 1055 acre lake. At 8000 feet in elevation, Colorado mountain wildflowers and wildlife are abundant. Our trail system allows you and your family to see nature up close. The campgrounds of 188 campsites allows you to experience the beauty of the outdoors and still have the comfort of modern amenities and facilities.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Hired snowshoes for the first time & went here with my daughter-in-law. Really helpful guy at the visitor centre who pointed us in the right direction. The snowshoe paths were well laid out (there were plenty of cross-country ones too) and we spent a wonderful couple of hours enjoying the magnificence of the scenery, overlooked by Mount Hahns. Breathtaking. Went... More 

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Surfside, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We really enjoy driving to the lake. Our dogs enjoy it during the summer months. It's fun to camp or even go for a day.

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was great place. No matter where you looked there was a beautiful scene. The lake is huge. The day we were there it was very windy so just drove around It

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Creighton, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Camped at Steamboat Lake State Park for 10 days in July. We were in the Dutch Hill campground. Beautiful views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The shower/laundry building was nearby and well-equipped. The pit toilet within the campground circle was absolutely atrocious, needed to be emptied badly. We rarely saw the camp host. Park Rangers did drive through occasionally.

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Ashland, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We decided to drive from Steamboat Springs and visit the Steamboat Lake State Park. We intended to rent a kayak and kayak around the lake. When we arrived at the boat house it was closed. We finally called the Park headquarters to see when it would be open. We were informed that the boathouse was closed for the season, although... More 

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Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was probably my favorite outdoor site that we visited while in Colorado. We must have picked the best time ever to visit because the leaves were changing and there were not many people around at all. We were able to pull right up to a beautiful little picnic area and enjoy the scenery all by ourselves for at least... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We did the Tombstone trail which was very easy and scenic. I wanted to do the Gilpin trail because I understand its the most scenic, next time.

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Arvada, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Trout fishing, hiking, beautiful scenery. Quiet and relaxing. Fish up to 20 inches. Boating launch for large and small boats available. Campe sites available. Natural earth dam. Nature at its best.

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park city utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

we brought our own kayak and had a great day not that many places to eat if you are early inthe day so bring snack. or stop at the local town on your way in. the lake was quiet and its bigger than you think.so pace your selves .. you can easily stop on any part of the shoreline and... More 

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Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had two families vacationing in Steamboat and decided to rent a pontoon one day. Scheduled four hours and ended up extending it. It was a little pricey but worth it. The boat was in really nice, in good shape and clean and had a grill. The staff was very friendly, helped us load all our stuff, and give us... More 

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