Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect
While Stage 2 Fire Restrictions have been rescinded, Routt County and the City of Steamboat Springs continue to remain at Stage 1 Fire Restrictions and extreme drought conditions, and the city continues to urge caution from the community.
No fireworks of any variety. Individuals with recreational burn permits from Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue (SSFR) for fire pits at private residences are permitted under Stage 1.
The following acts are prohibited within the corporate limits of the City of Steamboat Springs under Stage 1 fire restrictions:
Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue
Chuck Cerasoli - 970.879.7170
North Routt Fire Protection District
Mike Swinsick - 970.879.6064
Oak Creek Fire Protection District
Chuck Wisecup - 970.736.8104
West Routt Fire Protection District
Trevor Guire - 970.276.3511
Yampa Fire Protection District
Machia 'Ky' Cox - 970.846.2169
Routt County Office of Emergency Management
David 'Mo' DeMorat - 970.870.5551
Please practice appropriate river etiquette, fish handling techniques and conservation ethics. Thank you for Respecting the Yampa!
CLOSED For Commercial Operations
VOLUNTARY CLOSURE for Recreational Users
Water temperatures in the Yampa River are on the rise moving above the allowed threshold and triggering the City of Steamboat Springs to enact commercial and voluntary recreational closures for the Yampa River starting at 12:01am, Thursday, July 8, 2021. The closure will remain in effect until rescinded.