About Steamboat Springs
The city is an internationally known winter ski resort destination with premiere slopes. But the town also offers outdoor recreation of every stripe and season. James Harvey Crawford, the founder of Steamboat Springs, first arrived in the spring of 1874. The city was named after its natural hot springs. The town of Steamboat springs is a place where cowboy hats and ski boots are equally welcome on the city's friendly streets. Steamboat Springs offers unique restaurants and premiere shopping in a quaint, cozy town.