Steamboat Springs is surrounded by Rocky Mountain wilderness, with millions of acres of national forestland to enjoy. The Routt National Forest is close by and offers a number of camping opportunities among these incredible high-elevation landscapes.
Year-round recreation includes, of course, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ice-skating in winter, and hunting, fishing, horseback riding and hiking in summer months. Steamboat Springs provides a multitude of activities for the whole family. Go Hot Air Ballooning or on a guided rafting trip for a unique twist to your Rocky Mountain vacation. You’ll also find carriage rides and hot springs tours in Steamboat.
When coming to Steamboat Springs for some wilderness adventures in the summer, you’ll discover campgrounds where you can relax between excursions deep in the Rockies. Camp within the thick of the forest or along streams and rivers. You can bring your pets, but dogs must be leashed. Although electricity and water hookups aren’t available, there are usually vault toilets, trash service and potable water.
You can make reservations by calling 877-444-6777.
Length of Stay
14 days is the maximum length of stay in the campgrounds in Routt National Forest near Steamboat Springs.
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Campgrounds typically open in June and close in October.
Camping fees range from $10 to $12 per night.