Restrictions & Closures

fire-restrictions

Fire Restrictions

No Restrictions in Effect

No fireworks of any variety. Individuals must have a recreational burn permits from Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue (SSFR) for fire pits at private residences.

Fire Districts

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

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Yampa River 

Please practice appropriate river etiquette, fish handling techniques and conservation ethics. Thank you for Respecting the Yampa! 

The commercial and voluntary closures on the Yampa River, implemented earlier this summer, will be lifted starting on Thursday, October 7, 2021. However, the City of Steamboat Springs and Colorado Parks & Wildlife are requesting that the community refrain from entering a small stretch of the Yampa River at the confluence of Fish Creek. Read Release.

Commercial

OPEN For Commercial Operations. However, closure continues in the area around the confluence of Fish Creek and Yampa River until Oct. 20, 2021

Recreational 

OPEN for Recreational Users. However, closure continues in the area around the confluence of Fish Creek and Yampa River until Oct. 20, 2021