Outdoors activities for the entire family

Legacy Vacation Resorts-Steamboat Springs puts your family just moments from everything there is to see and do in this breathtaking Rocky Mountain resort town; from skiing, snowboarding, skating and sleigh rides in the winter to summer days packed with golf, hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing and more. 

Be sure to browse the guides below when planning your escape to Legacy Vacation Resorts Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat Gondola
Take an exhilarating ride up the face of Mt. Werner in Steamboat's eight-passenger gondola. Revel in infinite views of the Yampa Valley while mountain biking, hiking the numerous nature trails or enjoying Thunderhead Restaurant’s sumptuous Sunday Brunch. During the winter, scenic gondola rides are available for guests without skis or snowboards.

Mountain Biking
Once summer hits, skis are swapped for knobby tires as bikers explore over 50 miles of trails. Ride the gondola to Thunderhead and test your skills on a variety of trails suited for riders of all ability levels.

Isn’t it time you pampered yourself? Steamboat Springs spas specialize in rejuvenating body treatments, soothing massages, luxurious body wraps, revitalizing skin care therapies, replenishing facials, and hair, hand and foot treatments.

The Howler Alpine Slide
Head to Howelsen Hill, ride the chairlift and plunge down the two-track, 2,400-foot alpine slide.

ATV Tours
There’s nothing quite like piloting your very own All Terrain Vehicle through the Steamboat Springs countryside, taking in incredible views, beautiful wildflowers and magnificent wildlife.

Tee off on one of Steamboat's many championship golf courses. In addition to breathtaking views, Colorado's thin mountain air will send your drives 15% further.

Golf Courses:

Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club

1230 Steamboat Bld.

Steamboat Springs, CO. 80477



Haymaker Golf Course

34855 US 40

Steamboat Springs, CO. 80477


Sports Venues:

Howelsen Hill Ski Area

845 Howelsen Pkwy, Steamboat, CO 80487



Steamboat Pro Rodeo
Get a taste of the Wild West. Head to Romick Rodeo Arena to watch real live cowboys ride, rope, and rustle during the summer-long PRCA Pro Rodeo Series.

Hot Air Balloon Tours
Glide silently, high above the Yampa Valley. Most flights include continental breakfast, champagne ceremonies with flight certificates, and courtesy pick-ups.

Whitewater Rafting
From lazy paddles to advanced, white-knuckle whitewater rafting, rafters of all skill levels will enjoy spectacular scenery ranging from expansive plains to plunging gorges.

River Kayak School
Let the paddling pros at Mountain Sports Kayak School show you the ropes on the Yampa River.

Jeep Tours
Hop in a four-wheeler and take in panoramic views of the rugged terrain. Be sure to bring a camera; amazing wildlife photo ops abound at every turn. Full and half-day tours are offered.

Horseback Riding
Saddle up and saunter off for a tour of the Steamboat’s stunning wilderness areas and national forests.

Hot Springs
At the end of a day of skiing, biking and hiking, a relaxing soak in a natural hot springs mineral bath is the perfect reward for tired muscles.

Zephyr Helicopter Tours
Join Zephyr Helicopter Company for the thrill of a lifetime, soaring above Steamboat's Yampa Valley and Rocky Mountains.

Water Sports and Recreation
Spend a day on the lake enjoying wakeboarding, wake skating, wake surfing, waterskiing, tubing or knee boarding. Whether you are a first-time rider or are looking to gain more water experience, we can help!

Night Skiing
A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, with state-of-the-art lighting illuminating 1,100 vertical feet of terrain extending from the Christie Peak Express chairlift. Take your pick of five trails: Sitz, See Me/See Ya, Vogue, Stampede and Lil’ Rodeo Terrain Park.

Sleigh Rides
Snuggle deep under a cascade of thick blankets as you take an exhilarating horse-drawn sleigh ride through the Rocky Mountain countryside’s powdered snow.

When it comes to snowshoeing, there’s no such thing as a beginner. Just snap into your shoes (bring your own or rent from one of several outlets throughout Steamboat) and explore dozens of trails surrounding town. Take a guided snowshoe tour and soak up spectacular views of the Yampa Valley while enjoying a picnic lunch.

Over the Hill Gang
Steamboat's Over the Hill Gang has created a ski program that is the only one of its kind in the country, with free guided skiing for anyone over the age of 50.

Cross-Country Skiing
Explore 15 kilometers of groomed trails at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center or take a guided backcountry cross-country tour on Rabbit Ears Pass or Blacktail Mountain. Equipment available by rental.

Saddleback Ranch 
Visit an 8,000-acre working cattle ranch featuring snowmobile tours and horseback rides.