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Snow Tubing

Snow tubing is a fun winter recreation suitable for kids and adults of all ages. Speed down the hill on a snow tube only to be pulled back up by the tube-tow and ready for another run. At the end of the day, warm up in the lodge with a hot drink and a bite to eat.

Tubing Steamboat


Come to historic Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs for the ride of a lifetime! Ride the Magic Carpet to the top and come screaming down on a snow tube provided at the hill. This is a must-do experience for all ages. Children must be old enough to ride in their own tube, no kids on laps are permitted. Reservations required. Helmets are recommended.

Children must ride in their own tube, no kids on laps are permitted.


Located just steps from Lincoln Avenue in Downtown Steamboat Springs. Walk across the bridge at 9th Street or drive across the Yampa River at 5th Street and turn right on Howelsen Parkway.


Snow Tubing will operate, weather and snow conditions permitting, 4:30, 5:30 & 6:30pm Daily Dec & March. Tuesday-Sunday, Jan & Feb. Closed Mondays except on Monday, Jan 16th and Feb 20th. Closed Feb 3rd & 4th for Winter Carnival Events. Sessions will be added during the holiday periods.

Tubing Steamboat Age Rate*
Adult 18+ $25.00
Teens 13-17 $22.00
Kids 6-12 $18.00
Child 5 & under Free


*These are 2011/2012 winter rates.

Saddleback Ranch


Strap on your spurs, pull down your hat and ride Saddleback Ranch's brand new Yee-Haw Tubing Hill. The hill is groomed and equipped with a state of the art tube-tow lift system that attaches itself to the tube to transport you back to the top. From there, speed down the hill on a large inner tube provided by the ranch. At the bottom, warm up in the Longhorn Warming Lodge, grab a bite to eat or a warm drink from the concession stand and hit the slope again. Snow tubing is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. Discounts for groups over 20 people. All riders must sign waiver, if under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Children under five are free but must ride with a paying adult.


Located just 15 miles west of Steamboat Springs, pick-up and drop-off is at the transit center on Mount Werner Circle.


Pick up at Mt Werner Transit center (Lanes 1, 2, and 3) 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:00pm and 4:30pm daily.

A 12pm pick up time is offered during the Peak Season dates.
Peak Season: Dec 18 - Jan 8 / Jan 12-16 / Feb 17-20 / March 4-24

Tubing on Yee-Haw Hill Age Rate*
Adult 13+ $24.00
Child 6-12 $24.00
  5 & Under Free!


*These are the 2012-2013 winter rates. Prices include transportation and 1.5 hours of tubing.

Please call our reservations department at 888-686-8075 for additional details, rates, and to make reservations.

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