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Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing

Tubing is a fun winter activity for kids and adults of all ages. Available at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat or at Saddleback Ranch's Yee-Haw Tubing Hill.

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. Every child age 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Helmets are recommended.


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. Ticket pick up location is Howelsen Hill at the Main Lodge concession window.


*December 13, 2014 - February 9, 2015: Tuesday-Sunday 4:30pm and 5:30pm
February 10, 2015 - April 5, 2015: Daily 4:30pm and 5:30pm

*6:30pm and 7:30pm sessions will be added during holiday periods. Closed Christmas Day and February 7-8, 2015 for Winter Carnival. Reservations booked within 48 hours must be booked directly with Tubing Steamboat, 970-819-8010, open 1:00pm - 6:30pm.

Tubing Steamboat Age Rate*
Adult 18 & up $25
Teens 13-17 $22
KIDS 6-12 $18
CHILD 5 & Under FREE

* These are 2014-15 rates.

Saddleback Ranch

Strap on your spurs, pull down your hat and ride Saddleback Ranch's 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. Tubing sessions are each 1.5 hours. Snow tubing is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. 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.

Open Monday-Sunday December 17 - March 30*.
*Closed on Tuesdays except during peak season dates (December 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015; January 7 - January 20, 2015; February 14 - 16, 2015; and March 8, 2014 - March 22, 2015). Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and Winter Carnival Sunday.


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) 10:00am, 1:15pm, and 4:30pm daily.

Age Rate*
Adult (13 & up) $26
Child (6-12) $26
5 & under FREE

*These are 2014-2015 season rates.

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

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