When it comes to exciting getaways, those with a passion for outdoor adventure can find everything they’re craving and more in the vacation destination of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. From mountain biking Steamboat’s impressive peaks to hiking thrilling trails through the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and the river rafting adventures in between, it’s easy to find adrenaline-pumping moments when visiting Steamboat. However, it’s also a destination where guests can find moments of tranquility too. Nature does some of her finest work in Colorado and when you’re here and looking for a place where you can revel in it all, make your way to the Yampa River Botanic Park in Steamboat Springs.
A Colorful and Captivating Destination
The Yampa River Botanic Park is located at 1000 Pamela Lane in Steamboat Springs and provides guests with a scenic, colorful and tranquil place to take in the flowers and foliage that define the region. Designed to be a place of serenity, the Yampa River Botanic Park can be accessed from the Yampa Core River Trail, making it a wonderful follow up to a day of admiring the sights on foot or two wheels. The park is open to the public between the months of May and October and there’s no charge to enjoy these Steamboat Springs, Colorado attractions. Within its scenic parameters, visitors can enjoy a collection of both alpine and desert plants, both of which are found in abundance throughout the Yampa Valley. Guests to the Yampa River Botanic Park are invited to stroll along the trails that take them by vibrant and colorful flowerbeds or to enjoy one of the benches when they’re more in the mood to savor the sights from a stationary vantage point.
Sights to Savor
While the many flowers and foliage available for enjoying at the Yampa River Botanic Park in Steamboat Springs are decidedly inspiring, the park’s location also encourages wildlife to call the area home. Visitors to the park will want to keep their eyes open for everything from hummingbirds and osprey to potential moose sightings on the nearby river. For those interested in learning more about what’s in bloom during their particular visit, the park posts a daily informational board just off the Core Trail entrance letting visitors know what to look for and the climate features that allow certain flowers to thrive at different points throughout the year.
Enjoy the Getaway and Steamboat Springs Attractions
There’s nothing better than getting out of town and heading to Steamboat Springs. When you’re needing accommodations to match your level of excitement, the team at Four Seasons Steamboat has what you’ve been searching for. Contact us today to learn more!