During the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is open FRIDAYS ONLY 12pm-5pm (members only 11am-noon), closed Sun - Thursday and some in-person events and programs are cancelled.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
970-879-2214 - Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Olympic Heritage Tour

Olympic Heritage Tour
Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
PAST EVENT
Location: Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
(845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free

COVID-19 Precautions and Notes: We will be taking special precautions to ensure safety for this program during the pandemic. Social distancing and face masks will be required. Group sizes will be limited per state and county orders, first come first served.

Tours led by the USA’s only six-time winter Olympian Todd Lodwick. Starts at Howelsen Hill Lodge at Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. This tour explores Steamboat’s 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.

Click here to view or print the Olympic Heritage Tour brochure. HERE

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 Howlesen Hill:


Click here for a Howelsen Hill History Timeline

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Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history!
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The Covid-19 virus is a serious risk. Those visiting the Tread of Pioneers Museum voluntarily assume that risk and expressly waive any and all claims against the Tread of Pioneers Museum in any way related to any illnesses possibly contracted at this venue or any of our events.

The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute and Arapaho peoples, 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.