The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed for spring cleaning and maintenance April 15-30.
Tours and Seasonal Programs
Downtown Walking Tours & Storytelling
The museum has a guided walking tour series featuring our historic downtown. Or, join us for our current storytelling series.
Howelsen Hill Lodge (845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Watch ski jumpers soaring through the air at Howelsen Hill! This tour explores Steamboatís Olympic heritage, the multiple talents of Carl Howelsen, and the history of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, Winter Carnival, Howelsen Hill, and ski jumping. With tour guide and historical interpreter, Marianne Capra. FREE!
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Join historian, Jim Stanko, as he recounts the history of the ghost coal mines as we travel by bus along Hwy 131. In Oak Creek, weíll tour the Tracks and Trails Museum. Space is limited so RSVP to Candice at email@example.com or 879-2214 by June 24; fee: $25 for adults/non-members; $20 museum members; $10 children under 12. Click here for details
Summer 2017: Fridays through September 1, 2017, noon - 1pm.
Tread of Pioneers Museum- 800 Oak St.
History with the Locals Who Lived It!
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Summer 2017: Thursdays through August 31, 2017, 9:00am-10:30am
Starts at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. This easy guided walking tour highlights the historic buildings of downtown Steamboat Springs and unveils detailed stories of the town's founding and early settlers. Participants walk to and learn about the original town square, power plant, newspaper building, courthouse, and more. Receive discount admission to the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Click here for details
Summer 2017: Wednesdays through August 30, 2017, 9-11am
Starts at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot on 13th St. Find out about the curative properties of the springs and why Steamboat was slated as a world-class spa destination. Join a Yampatika naturalist on this easy walking tour to find out which salty spring the animals loved, how the Steamboat Spring was named, and much more. Receive a coupon for $1 off admission to the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Click here for details
See historic Routt County by bicycle! Simply download the historic places self-guided bike tour guide (created by the City of Steamboat Springs) and learn about the Seventh Street District, the Mesa School, and many more places then go see them for yourself! Click here for details