Steamboat Springs neighborhoods
Downtown Steamboat Springs, also known as “Old Town Steamboat,” is located along Yampa Street and Lincoln Avenue. There are over 75 restaurants and bars, lots of charming boutiques, shops and the small town rodeo. Downtown offers many recreational amenities including the Yampa River, Old Town Hot Springs with great pools and fitness center, Howelsen Hill , Bud Werner Memorial Library. Soda Creek Elementary School and Colorado Mountain College are also located in Downtown.
Mountain area consists of neighborhoods in the closest proximity to the Steamboat Ski Area. It starts at the Highway 40 and Mount Werner intersection. It includes the base of the ski area and the east to the city limits. If you enjoy being just a few blocks away from the slopes, or if you are looking for a vacation property that will generate good nightly rental income, the mountain area is the place for you.
Fish Creek area is conveniently located between Downtown and Mountain area. The proximity to both downtown and the ski area is ideal, while still offering residential community feel. Fish Creek area consists of mainly single family homes, with a few duplexes, townhomes and condominiums. There is large variety of price points and styles of home in the Fish Creek neighborhood.
Strawberry Park area is located within walking distance from downtown Steamboat Springs. Here, you are just one mile away from all Downtown Steamboat conveniences, but feels like miles away from civilization. In this area you will find Lowell Whiteman School, Buffalo Pass recreational area and Strawberry Park Hot Springs. At the turn of the 19th century, this farmland was filled with strawberry and cabbage fields.
West Steamboat area is just a few miles west of Steamboat Springs. Subdivisions in this area include Heritage Park, Steamboat II, Silver Spur Estates and West End Village. Throughout the U.S. Highway 40 corridor, homes are usually more affordable compared to Steamboat Downtown and Mountain areas. There is also Steamboat Golf Club nearby, Bear River Bike and Skate Park.
The South Routt area is located about 25 miles from Steamboat Springs as you head south on Highway 131. This area contains Oak Creek, Phippsburg, Yampa and Toponas. Many of towns are surrounded with National Forest. Camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, river rafting are some of the very popular activities in these areas. Here you can find single-family homes, large ranches and small 35-acre parcel subdivisions. The Flat Tops Wilderness area is easily accessible from the South Routt area.
North Routt area begins at the intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River Road. This area includes Pearl Lake and Steamboat Lake State Parks, Hahn’s Peak, and Sand Mountain. Some of the popular recreations in this are boating, fishing, hiking, hunting. North Routt area is close to Steamboat Springs, but provides you with privacy and wide variety of outdoor activities.
The South Valley area is located just a short drive south of Steamboat Springs. It includes Highway 131’s surrounding areas, including Country Green, Steamboat Pines, Big Valley Ranch, Catamount Ranch, Lake Catamount, Priest Creek Ranch and Alpine Mountain Ranch. Here you can find large acreage homes, small subdivisions and land preservation subdivisions. Most properties in the South Valley are single-family homes on acreage with country feel.
The Elk River Valley begins at the intersection of Highway 40 and County Road 129. The Elk River Area includes the properties along the CR 129 corridor, running along the Elk River. This area consists of mostly single-family homes on larger acreages.