Steamboat Springs

Located in the mountains of Northwest Colorado, Steamboat Springs is the county seat and largest community in Routt County. Community and small town values are the heart of Steamboat Springs, making it the perfect town to live in. Steamboat's highly vibrant culture arts, entertainment, and outdoor recreation ensure happy, fulfilling days all year long.

Steamboat has a state-of-the-art medical center, ranked by Consumer Reports in July 2012 as the safest among 38 hospitals surveyed in Colorado and in July 2013 was one of six Colorado hospitals to receive the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award.

The Community features over 20 religious organizations, 60 clubs and service organizations, more than 24 nonprofit human resources organizations, 28 parks, a pro rodeo series, free summer concerts, the non-profit Steamboat Springs Art Council, over 17 art galleries, a First Friday Art Walk, a strings music festival at the Strings Music Pavilion, a master performing arts school (Perry Mansfield), a newly remodeled community cultural center (Chief's Theater), the oldest established literary festival in the Rocky Mountains (Literary Sojourn), a brand new library, a new community center, a new 117,000 SF senior living community (Casey's Pond) and a Community College (CMC) with $23 million in new additions that was recently ranked as the 3rd most affordable four-year public college in the country and listed by CNN/Money in the top 20 nationally for student success at two-year colleges. The college is also ranked #1 among Colorado's two-year colleges for graduation plus transfer rates.

The community boasts a diverse economic base with it's highly skilled labor pool, numerous outdoor recreational manufacturers including four local companies (Smart Wool, Big Agnes, Honey Stinger, and BOA Technology) recently earning Outdoor Magazines "Best Places to Work" list. Believing in its local talent of entrepreneurs, the city recently launched a Micro Grant Program to provide funding to small businesses and startup companies.

The City of Steamboat Springs continues to make significant infrastructure enhancements to its community. Expanded parks including two major downtown parks (Howelsen Hill and Emerald Mountain), ski jumps, mountain bike trails, enhanced river access, and its revitalization of Yampa Street along with an array of public improvement projects at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area have made this community a true year round destination.

From arts, education, culture, commerce, and cuisine, to Ski Town USA, Bike Town USA, Dog Town USA, and overall genuine Western hospitality, Steamboat has it all. With direct flights to nine major airports nationwide, location-neutral businesses can serve customers globally while enjoying the Steamboat Mountain lifestyle.