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Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 AM - 5 PM
Due to COVID-19, masks are still required in the museum and at all events and tours.
Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Olympic Heritage Tour

Olympic Heritage Tour
Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
Tuesdays June 7 - Sept 6, 2022
Time: 9am - 10am
Location: Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
(845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free, but donations appreciated. Join local Olympian Ben Berend for an exploration of Steamboat's unmatched Olympic heritage, and his personal athletic journey to Olympic excellence. Learn about the history of Carl Howelsen, ski jumping, Howelsen Hill, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and find out why Steamboat is home to more Olympic athletes than any place in North America.

FREE tour but donations to the museum are appreciated. Call 970.879.2214
Click here to view or print the Olympic Heritage Tour brochure.

Click below to hear about Howelsen Hill and Steamboat’s Olympic Heritage

Listen to hear about Carl Howelsen:


Listen to the history of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club:


Listen to the history of Nordic Combined in Steamboat Springs:


Listen to the history of Howelsen Hill:


Click here for a Howelsen Hill History Timeline

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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.