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The trail is right in town, running beside a lovely river

The path is plenty wide enough for bicycles and pedestrians. I walked two dogs there and we all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathleen O
Austin, Texas
Scenic & Peaceful!

We enjoyed a lovely walk down the trail that hugs the Yampa River. It was quiet with some runners... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arvada, Colorado
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The Yampa River Core Trail is a seven mile, non-motorized multi-use trail that follows the meandering Yampa River from Dougherty Road through downtown Steamboat Springs to Bear River Park. Groves of cottonwood trees, excellent fishing, scenic...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The path is plenty wide enough for bicycles and pedestrians. I walked two dogs there and we all found it delightful. Beautiful falls leaves turning colors, the running river. It is mostly flat and an easy path. There are multiple places to sit down if...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely walk down the trail that hugs the Yampa River. It was quiet with some runners, bikers, and walkers passing by. The fall colors where out and the foliage was stunning! Highly recommend a visit!

Thank tattersall_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was nice for a bike ride but was a little overrated in our opinion. Really just a sidewalk but was okay.

Thank Rhondy50
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Well kept paved train paralleling the yampa river in downtown steamboat—beautiful wildflowers—restroom facilities at the end near the skate park—water fountains at the library

Thank Lindalumps65
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This trail is especially suited to families and bikers who are most comfortable on safe, wide trails with no traffic. Great planning!

Thank RockyMtnBlue
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A 7 mile stretch of trail along the river, we rode up and down on rented bikes. We were able to stop and go down to the river and many of the playgrounds along the route! It was beautiful river from all angles. It was...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We rented bikes (nice that they have stepthrough bikes) at Ski Haus which has supremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. We thoroughly enjoyed the trail. We passed by the botanic gardens and lovely views. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Great biking path with lots of easy access points and beautiful scenery all along the way. The ride follows the Yampa River and goes from one end of Steamboat to the other. We are a couple in our 70's and other than needing to pause...More

Thank BarbieMurphy
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a fun and easy trail. We enjoyed it so much we did it twice. Our first time on the trail we did late afternoon. It was a bit warm but not bad for August. We went again the following morning (early) and it...More

Thank denisegdavid
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My family and I biked this trail numerous times during our stay in Steamboat. It's very scenic along the river with plenty of other sites along the way.

Thank mterp21
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Kim T
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Response from Laurie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Much of it is cleared. I wore YakTrax when I ran it, though.
27 July 2015|
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Response from Travelair36 | Reviewed this property |
We rented from Ski Haus. Easy access to the trail and not far from the Botanical Gardens. Be sure to use the coupon found in the Steamboat Guide. Available for free in many stores, hotels and fast food places.