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Lake Information for Steamboat Lake


One of the true jewels of Colorado, Steamboat Lake State Park has something special for everyone. Whatever your preference, well-deserved relaxation and recreation awaits you.

Hahn's Peak frames the breathtaking scenery of this premier park offering family fishing, camping, picnicking, trail and boating recreational opportunities. A full-service marina and swim beach provide amenities for active water play.

Steamboat Lake State Park features a 1,100 surface-acre reservoir lying at 8,000 feet in elevation in the Willow Creek Valley of the Park Range. There is plenty of geology, plants, and wildlife to explore in this beautiful oasis.

Facilities and Parks: 

The Steamboat Lake Marina offers boat and dock rentals, fuel, snacks, camping supplies and firewood. Campers can leave their boats along the shore near their campsite or rent dock space from the Marina. A boat trailer storage area, located west of the Marina, is available for visitors staying at the park.

Boat ramps are located at Placer Cove and the Dutch Hill area. The Sage Flats boat ramp may be used to launch small boats only. Colorado boating statutes and regulations are available at the park office.
Dock and boat rentals, fuel, snacks, camping supplies and firewood are available. The Marina may be reached at 970-879-7019.

Fishing Description: 

Steamboat Lake offers excellent cold-water fishing opportunities for rainbow trout, Tasmanian and bel-aire hybrids, cutthroat trout and brown trout. Occasionally a Brook trout is reported.

Directions to Lake: 

From Steamboat Springs
Go west two miles on U.S. 40 to County Road 129. Turn north and drive 26 miles.

Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Rainbow Trout
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Steamboat Lake
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Businesses Located Nearby

Bait & Tackle

    Shop & Hop Food Stores
  • 35775 Us-40e - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • (970) 879-2489
    Hack's Tackle & Outfitters
  • 407 N 1st St - Saratoga, WY
  • (307) 326-9823

Boat Rental

    Singer Rv & Marine
  • 1880 Loggers Ln, #F - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • (970) 870-9525

Vacation Rental

Bar and Restaurant

    Bad to the Bone BBQ and Grille
  • 572 Breeze St - Craig, CO
  • (970) 824-8588
    Old Town Pub & Restaurant
  • 600 S Lincoln Ave - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • (970) 879-2101

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