The Yampa River Botanic Park glorifies high-altitude gardening and features a self-guided tour that takes visitors through a series of “neighborhoods.”
The 283-foot Fish Creek Falls is a popular attraction just a short hike from downtown Steamboat Springs.
Steamboat Springs is a western Colorado ranching town and a major ski town, and it celebrates the blending of the two cultures.
Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch was among the visitors to the John Jarvie Ranch, whose trading post and general store drew cowboys from nearby ranches as well as those passing through on horseback.
Yampa River State Park follows a 134-mile stretch of the river from Hayden west to Dinosaur National Monument.
Steamboat Lake State Park offers relaxation and recreation along with gorgeous views of Hahn’s Peak.
Stagecoach State Park in the Yampa Valley offers both a beautiful setting and a rich cultural history, including a past life as a stagecoach stop.
Pearl Lake State Park is a quiet spot in the mountains for hiking, picnicking, camping and fly and lure fishing.
Elkhead State Park centers on a 900-acre reservoir containing small mouth bass, crappie, northern pike, catfish and trout.
Staff writer The sprawling 210,000 acres of Dinosaur National Monument offer something for just about everyone, from an exciting visit with the dinosaurs that used to call the area home to fly fishing in rushing rivers, rafting, camping, sightseeing, boating, hiking, skiing and snowmobiling and discovering petroglyphs and pictographs created by the region’s first human residents. Straddling the confluence of the Yampa and Green Rivers, Dinosaur National Monument sits on…