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Summer ski jumping

This is a great historic spot in SS! We watched summer ski jumping and saw the 4th of July laser... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Great history lesson here

This apparently was the only Olympic jumping site for a very long time....it’s absolutely... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Joann K
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Howelsen Hill, Steamboat's best city park, has alpine, snowboarding, 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...more
845 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great historic spot in SS! We watched summer ski jumping and saw the 4th of July laser show which was totally awesome. This is also the venue for the free summer concert series.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

This apparently was the only Olympic jumping site for a very long time....it’s absolutely beautiful. We enjoyed it being green and just reading about the history.

1  Thank Joann K
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Be sure to come out to watch the fireworks and torchlight parade at Howelsen Hill on the Saturday evening of Winter Carnival (early Feb. each year). This is really FAMOUS and not to be missed. Ski free Sundays are great if your Steamboat resort pass...More

Thank rhankey
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We had not skied in over ten years, and Howelsen Hill was the perfect place to get back into it! We also benefited from a free-ski Sunday, making it very affordable. Sunday was busy, but still the slopes were not too crowded. We went back...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018

We stumbled upon Howelsen by accident.. so glad we did! We only had a few hours to spend here but it was so fun. We visited on a weekend so all the lifts were running. Its a very small place, only a few runs. Wasn't...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I visited Howelsen Hill on a ski free Sunday and had an incredible time! I have never gone skiing before but felt very welcomed. I was able to learn at my own pace and enjoy those practicing around me. The ski free Sunday's are a...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Howelsen Hill ski area is a great place to teach kids how to use people movers and ski. My granddaughters (5 and 3) used the Magic Carpet to go up the slight grade and then “ski” down the slight incline. After doing this for an...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

I came to Howelson Hill on Saturday, January 13. I had only ever skied maybe 5 times in my life before. I was having a really hard time and not enjoying myself at all. Bill or Billy, an older man who works there must have...More

1  Thank cherishspencer
Reviewed January 12, 2018

I brought my grandchildren here to ski and went inside to buy tickets. As soon as she handed them to me, my daughter called and said, "Wait! I think the lift seats are not working today." I immediately asked if I could get a refund...More

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Winnie D, Manager at Howelsen Hill Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2018

Hi Sharon, Thank you for visiting Howelsen Hill and I am sorry that you did not enjoy your time at the facility. It is never appropriate to treat a guest rudely and we will strive to do better in the future. The chairlift only runs...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018

Howelsen Hill is a city park that is the oldest continuously operating ski area in the US. And, in 2018, in honor of the Olympics, the Steamboat Springs City Council is offering free lift tickets on Sundays in 2018. Howelsen is a great hill and...More

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November 1, 2015|
Response from Winnie D | Property representative |
Steamboat Springs Transit's Yellow Line bus will take you to Howelsen Hill. It's an on-call bus stop, so you'll need to call them at 879-3717 to set up the trip. If your hotel has a shuttle, typically the hotel shuttles... More
March 9, 2015|
Response from Winnie D | Property representative |
Children ride in their own tube, so have to be able to get into and out of the tubes themselves. If you feel your daughter could ride in her own tube, then she would be able to go tubing.