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Address: 845 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone Number: +1 970-879-8499
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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 is a nice add-on attraction

You probably won't spend all day here but it's a nice add-on if you're already biking the Yampa river core trail or tubing the river plus it's close to downtown.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Csprings
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You probably won't spend all day here but it's a nice add-on if you're already biking the Yampa river core trail or tubing the river plus it's close to downtown.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did 3 runs down the Alpine Slide. Overall it was a lot of fun and the kids want to go back. Pretty darn $$$$$ for what you get, but you are in Steamboat and they gotcha. Views from the top are great as well.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My wife & I first visited Howelson Hill several years ago. we were up at the top looking around when I noticed a jumper preparing to jump. I couldn't believe my eyes when I realized it was "Eddie the Eagle"! For those of you who don't follow ski jumping, he was the infamous British ski jumper who won the hearts... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Great fun in the summer with the family. Plenty to do for the adults and kids. The alpine coaster was probably out favorite!

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Saint Paul, MN
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This review is for the nordic ski area at Howelsen. There is a long step hill up out of the main area to get up higher, but after that there were fewer big steep hills than I anticipated. Lots of rolling hills/trails; one or two downhills that if it was icy it would be a bit crazy. Loved the views... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Howelsen Ski Area is home of Tubing Steamboat. The tubing area has two lanes where a maximum of two tubes can ride down each lane at a time. A tube holds a single person. Your booking is good for one hour of tubing. The group is rather large and feels a little crowded at times. A magic carpet takes you... More 

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Thank Terianne B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Winter carnival week was amazing. Nordic ski jumping by kids and adults. Ski jumping through a fiery hoop!! Torchlight ski parade down the mountain. One of the best fireworks shows we've seen! Much much more!

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Thank Perrie M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Great area for snow shoeing, beautiful views and peaceful. The area is great for skiing also, has some good runs.

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We spent 3 beautiful days skiing here and it was heavenly. The first day was a beautiful sunny day with lots & lots of snow and the skiing was awesome. The second day it started snowing around noon and it just made the ski runs even better. The great thing about this area is the placement of the lifts and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Ended our vacation at Howelsen Hill with an hour of snow tubing. Magic carpet conveniently cuts out the work by taking you to the top of the hill. Guys working at the top were great- friendly and seemed to be having as much fun as the patrons. Fast enough for thrill seekers, but seemed very safe. Didn't see anyone ever... More 

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