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Address: 845 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone Number: +1 970-879-8499
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Description: Howelsen Hill, Steamboat's best city park, has tubing, alpine and nordic...
Howelsen Hill, Steamboat's best city park, has tubing, alpine and nordic skiing and ski jumping in the winter, and an alpine slide, hiking, biking, summer ski jumping, ball fields, tennis, and horseback riding in the summer. The Steamboat Pro Rodeo is at Howelsen Hill June through August on Friday and Saturday nights. Howelsen Hill is Colorado’s oldest continuously operated ski area, since 1915, and has the largest and most complete natural ski jumping complex in North America. Howelsen has been the training ground for more than 79 Olympians making over 130 Winter Olympic appearances, 15 members of the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame, and 6 members of the National Ski Hall of Fame.Howelsen Hill was recently acknowledged as a "Pioneer Ski Resort" by the International Skiing History Association and the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame.
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Alpine slide

The alpine slide in the summer is a blast. It rained on us on the way up so they shut the slide down. It poured and we ended up having to ride the lift back down in the pouring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The alpine slide in the summer is a blast. It rained on us on the way up so they shut the slide down. It poured and we ended up having to ride the lift back down in the pouring cold rain. We did finally end up getting to use our tickets and it was well worth it. Please be careful... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The ski jumping is so fascinating to watch. We always enjoy the competition at Steamboat. Friendly hosts and amazing facilities. One of our favorites for our sport.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We only did the tubing at Howelsen Hill, but I would do it again! It was a great activity on our day off from skiing. So much fun for kids and adults alike!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Totally unimpressed with this tubing run. It is decent if you are under 5 or over 65. The runs were painfully slow to the point that some folks weren't even able to make it to the bottom of the hill without an extra push half way down. It was terribly frustrating that all the advertising indicates you pay for an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Steamboat has been the perfect winter destination for this family of non-skiers. High on the list of fun was ski-tubing at Howelsen Hill. Located in the "downtown" area, the hill is open from 4:30 on for tubing. Make reservations for hour-long slots, which is plenty of time. There were kids as young as 3 up to senior adults, howling with... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great location, close to area hotels, restaurants and fun town shops. Good pricing for families. We came here for tubing and had an amazing time. The staff were great and by our third trip they knew our preferences of spinning and racing each other down the hill.

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Abbeville, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our 6 year old and 10 year old LOVED this! The staff were very kind and helpful! Our kids had a blast going up the magic carpet and racing down in their innertubes. They didn't want to stop!

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What a great experience attending winter carnival in Steamboat springs and especially the night time fireworks and extravaganza at Howelson Hill. The street events are in the town area Saturday and Sunday morning. A sightbto be seen with horses pulling children (and adults) down the Lincoln Street racing for the best time. Howelson is right in town so you can... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

this facility is a great institution in Steamboat, we booked to stay in town so we could cross country ski and also watch the ski jump events that were planned for the festival weekend, it turned out to be an amazing experience. Not only great panoramic trails to ski with magnificient views, but best of all- the gorgeous kids of... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The best fireworks display and ring of fire amazing.... awesome skiers and kids were amazing... love the fact they are still using Howelson - what a great family activity - keeps all healthy and happy

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