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Educational, Beautiful, Fun

We did the 3 hour Uranium Mine Snowshoe Tour. Karen, our guide, made this! Her energy & love for... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Heather K
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Castle Rock, Colorado
Outstanding nature tour on snowshoes

I took the Saturday morning 2 hour tour up Howelson Hill. Our guide Karen did a great job in... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Barbara M
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Yampatika offers programs year-round for both youth and adults. Our programs include guided snowshoe and ski tours in the winter as well as a variety of educational hikes in the summer (i.e. geology, watershed, wildflowers etc.). You can also create your own adventure and hire a naturalist for an affordable private guided tour that fits your schedule, interest, and caters to everyone in your group! Kids benefit from environmental education programs at our summer camp as well as a variety of education programs offered to schools throughout Routt County during the school year.
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925 Weiss Dr, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9315
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We did the 3 hour Uranium Mine Snowshoe Tour. Karen, our guide, made this! Her energy & love for the area are contagious. We signed up for the chance to try snowshoeing with supervision, but we were very pleasantly surprised by the excellent education we...More

Thank Heather K
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I took the Saturday morning 2 hour tour up Howelson Hill. Our guide Karen did a great job in leading our group up, around and down the hill. You take the gondola up to start. I learned a lot about animals in the area, aspens,...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have always wanted to try snowshoeing! I found a tour that left Fish Creek Falls and went to the Uranium mine. As my family was skiing I went on my own adventure and loved every second. Karen was a joy to listen to. I...More

Thank Travelinm0m23
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

The Moonlight Tour states ages 12 and up, the pace taken by our guide was more like that of a daily cross-country runner. She did stop often for very short speeches of interesting tidbits about the area and nature. My fitbit calculated over 50 flights...More

2  Thank dawn2701
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

Have never snowshoed before! Saw the tour in the "happenings" page of the Steamboat Pilot and called that morning for a 10 to 12 walk. It was totally awesome with light snow falling and Karen stopping and telling us about the Aspens and animal tracks....More

1  Thank StaceyA_58
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had never snow shoed before and this was an amazing experience. Our "Naturalist" divulged more information about the area and history of Steamboat in 2 hours than an encyclopedia! From species of birds to formations of mountains to what you can do on a...More

Thank Starling1964
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

These guys do an awesome job educating us about nature. Every year I plan on taking the mushroom class. It is still on my bucket list.

1  Thank joeykay
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Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

If you are going to steamboat, yampatika is a place you should call. They are a non-profit organization that deals with education of the área natural resources! We did some trails with then and wow, I know some things I'd never thought to know, the...More

1  Thank RafaelLRCarvalho
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

While visiting our adult children in Steamboat during Christmas, we wanted to try snowshoeing. We found Yampatika through Trip Advisor and could not have been more pleased. Morgan in the office was very responsive and helpful in arranging an appropriate excursion for our family of...More

2  Thank LetsgoColumbia
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

I had never snowshoed before, so I figured a Yampatika tour with a naturalist would be a great way to start! I loved it so much I ended up renting snow shoes to take with me up on the mountain. I have knee and ankle...More

2  Thank EricaBT
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