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Routt County

Updated 2019-10-23
  • Routt County

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    Routt County was established in 1877 and named after John L. Routt, the first governor of the state of Colorado.
    Routt County
  • Steamboat Ski Resort

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    Steamboat Resort is a major ski area in northwestern Colorado, It is located on Mount Werner, a mountain in the Park Range in the Routt National Forest. The ski area first opened on January 12, 1963.
    Steamboat Ski Resort
  • Routt National Forest

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    The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests extend from north central Colorado to central Wyoming. The Forests encompass portions of many mountain ranges including the Gore Range, Flat Tops, Parks Range, Medicine Bow Mountains, Sierra Madre, and Laramie Range. The Forests provide year-round recreation opportunities for thousands of people. They also provide wildlife habitat, timber, forage for livestock, and are a vital source of water for irrigation, domestic use, and industry. Source: ROUTT NATIONAL FOREST
    Routt National Forest
  • Buffalo Pass

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    This approximately 15-mile stretch of scenic dirt road crosses the diverse habitats within the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. It rises from sagebrush and gamble oak habitat to lodgepole pine, quaking aspen, and spruce-fir dominated forests. The elevation ranges from 6,700 feet in Steamboat Springs to 10,400 feet at Summit Lake Camp Ground. This road offers spectacular views of the Yampa and North Park valleys below, multiple alpine lakes within walking distance, access to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, multiple disperse camping sites and Summit Lake Campground with restroom facilities. Additionally, there are numerous hiking, horseback and motorized vehicle trails to suite a range of outdoor activity needs. Source: USDA Forest Service - Rocky Mountain Region Viewing Area Buffalo Pass
    Buffalo Pass
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