Festival of Trees
Cancelled due to COVID-19
Don't miss the 26th Annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 16 - Nov. 25. at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The museum is transformed into a magical forest of beautifully decorated trees by local school students, nonprofits, and businesses. Featured events are the Senior Tea and Pioneer Christmas Story-time for Kids. Free for all Routt County residents! Regular fees for out of town visitors.
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series is back this winter! This year's events will take place virtually/online for COVID-19 safety. Tune in to our Facebook
page or our Youtube
Channel on the second Wednesday of each month. If you miss it, the recordings will live in both of those places permanently!
Annual Yule Log Hunt
THE YULE LOG WAS FOUND! On Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6:45am, Mirko Erspamer and Lynne Romeo found the log hiding under the bridge at Fish Creek and the bike path/Yampa River. The mother/son duo also found the log last year. They used the 7th clue to find the log. Congratulations! Read Mother and son find Steamboat yule log for 2nd year in a row
from the Steamboat Pilot & Today.
The 41st Annual Yule Log Hunt, sponsored by the Tread of Pioneers Museum and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, will begin on Wed., December 9
. Each weekdayís
clues will be posted on the museumís website and Facebook page, air on local radio stations, and will also be printed in the Steamboat Pilot/Today
. A clue will be released each weekday
for up to eight days
, unless the log is found sooner.
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.
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.