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About Yampatika
Yampatika offers programs year-round for both youth and adults. Our programs include guided snowshoe and ski tours in the winter as well as a variety of educational hikes in the summer (i.e. geology, watershed, wildflowers etc.). You can also create your own adventure and hire a naturalist for an affordable private guided tour that fits your schedule, interest, and caters to everyone in your group! Kids benefit from environmental education programs at our summer camp as well as a variety of education programs offered to schools throughout Routt County during the school year.
Steamboat Springs, CO
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We went on guided hike on Vista Nature Trail in Steamboat Springs at Mount Werner which included a ride on the Gondola and ended with a fabulous lunch at Oasis Sundeck. Wonderful views and plenty of naturalist information all along the way with Katy from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jon T
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We went on the Gourmet hike with guides Sandy, Katy and Mark. It started and ended with an amazing ride on the Gondola up the mountain. I thought when we got there we’d be at the top but was amazed to learn we were only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank betjohnson
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We did the 3 hour Uranium Mine Snowshoe Tour. Karen, our guide, made this! Her energy & love for the area are contagious. We signed up for the chance to try snowshoeing with supervision, but we were very pleasantly surprised by the excellent education we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed February 25, 2018

I took the Saturday morning 2 hour tour up Howelson Hill. Our guide Karen did a great job in leading our group up, around and down the hill. You take the gondola up to start. I learned a lot about animals in the area, aspens,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank barbaramN5761LW
Reviewed January 14, 2017

I have always wanted to try snowshoeing! I found a tour that left Fish Creek Falls and went to the Uranium mine. As my family was skiing I went on my own adventure and loved every second. Karen was a joy to listen to. I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed February 1, 2016

The Moonlight Tour states ages 12 and up, the pace taken by our guide was more like that of a daily cross-country runner. She did stop often for very short speeches of interesting tidbits about the area and nature. My fitbit calculated over 50 flights...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank dawn2701
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Have never snowshoed before! Saw the tour in the "happenings" page of the Steamboat Pilot and called that morning for a 10 to 12 walk. It was totally awesome with light snow falling and Karen stopping and telling us about the Aspens and animal tracks....More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank StaceyA_58
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We had never snow shoed before and this was an amazing experience. Our "Naturalist" divulged more information about the area and history of Steamboat in 2 hours than an encyclopedia! From species of birds to formations of mountains to what you can do on a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Starling1964
Reviewed August 13, 2015

These guys do an awesome job educating us about nature. Every year I plan on taking the mushroom class. It is still on my bucket list.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank joeykay
Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

If you are going to steamboat, yampatika is a place you should call. They are a non-profit organization that deals with education of the área natural resources! We did some trails with then and wow, I know some things I'd never thought to know, the...More

1  Thank RafaelLRCarvalho
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