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Steamboat is located 160 miles Northwest of Denver and lies against the Western Ridge of the Continental Divide, surrounded by national forest and wilderness areas. The Yampa River begins in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, flows through downtown Steamboat and eventually meets the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument. Along with the two ski areas (Mt Warner and Howelsen) Steamboat boasts 150 plus natural springs, lakes and rivers.
Summers are mild with average high of 82 degrees, Winters average annual snowfall is 349"