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Beautiful especially in Autumn

What a lovely walk it is an easy walk so anyone can do it and the water is so clean. We just loved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Beautiful stroll accessible to anyone

Steamboat has done a great job of keeping the Yampa River clean and available to everyone from the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Bonita V
Boise, United States
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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 4 weeks ago

What a lovely walk it is an easy walk so anyone can do it and the water is so clean. We just loved Steamboat Springs such a beautiful place. We actually got caught in a hail storm as we got back to the car.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SiandraW
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Steamboat has done a great job of keeping the Yampa River clean and available to everyone from the paved path that runs alongside it. while we were there the river was closed to people and dogs due to low flow and contamination. we appreciated that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bonita V
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a truly wonderful trail for all ages and physical conditions. It is right next to the river, paved, with easy grades, benches, and multiple access points. You can walk, run, or bike. It is the role model of an urban trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank doobiepapa
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Took the trail on a beautiful October day. The river is a lovely site with fly fishing going on and travelers enjoying the scenery

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine Z
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Well maintained trail about five miles from end to end. Stop to enjoy various spots with chairs along the river or to read about the sulphur springs on the trail (pay attention when you smell them), information on the river's history and Trillium house and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gurgi89
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tattersall_12
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RockyMtnBlue
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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.