Please practice appropriate river etiquette, fish handling techniques and conservation ethics. Thank you for Respecting the Yampa!
For the second time this summer, water temperatures in the Yampa River have risen again above the allowed threshold andtriggered the City of Steamboat Springs to enact commercial and voluntary recreational closures for the Yampa River as of Tuesday, August 2. The closure will remain in effect until rescinded. Read Release.
CLOSED- River closed on August 2 to all recreation
VOLUNTARY- public asked to adhere to closure
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.
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