Tube the Yampa River

Who wants to have some fun?
Tubing the Yampa River is one experience that no visitor to Steamboat should miss. We will rent you the tube, provide all the information for you on your float and then shuttle you back to our boathouse so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Cost: $15 per tube

Where to meet: Our boathouse is on 11th Street, between Lincoln Ave. & the Yampa River.

What time is best to go tubing: The earlier the better because afternoon rains typically roll in around 1:30 pm and can spoil your float. We will not have set departure times and tubes are rented on a first come-first serve basis. We are limited to how many tubes we can rent on any given day so plan to go tubing earlier in the day than later.

How long is the trip: From the time you meet us to the time you leave us, the entire trip is no longer than 2 hours. This of course varies depending on river flows, shuttle time and your own agenda. The tube float itself is no longer than an hour.

Hours of operation: 10:30 am- 4pm

Age Limit: 3 years or 30 pounds. Children under 10 must wear a life jacket. The trip is suitable for all ages. Parents must accompany young children.

What to bring: Wear cloths that dry quickly: shorts, bathing suits, tennis shoes, river sandals, hat and sunglasses are suitable. If you do wear a hat or sunglasses, think about fastening them down somehow with Croakies or Chums because if your tube tips over you may loose those items. Raingear, wet suits and booties are available to rent at our boathouse.

Reservations: We only take reservations for groups of 20 or more. A 50% nonrefundable deposit is required at the time of the reservation.

Group Discounts: No discounts are available on tubing trips.

Cancellation policy: Full payment for group reservations is due 24 hours prior to the trip time. Cancellations or no-shows forfeit 100% of their trip payment.

Blue Sky West operates under special use permits from the BLM, Routt - Medicine Bow National Forest, Colorado State Parks and the City of Steamboat Springs. Blue Sky West is an equal opportunity service provider.

TOLL FREE: 888-810-8747· LOCAL AND INTERCONTINENTAL: 970-871-4260

Email - johnduty@buckingrainbow.com