New Surf Spot on Yampa: A-hole Gets Major Facelift

Put the Yampa on your river running radar this season. In the middle of a deep December, the city of Steamboat Springs and Friends of the Yampa collaborated on the reconstruction of the Ambulance Hole on the Yampa, just downstream from the footbridge that leads to Howelsen Hill, finishing just before 98 inches of snow […]

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Yampa State Park to Upgrade Boat Ramp Near Hayden

With full endorsement from Friends of the Yampa, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has plans to replace the 20-year-old Double Bridges boat launch west of Hayden with a more accessible boat ramp about eight-tenths of a mile downstream at Yampa River State Park headquarters. The goal, says Park Manager Ron Della Croce, is to build the new […]

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FOY Board Members Float 52 Miles of Possible Wild & Scenic Stretch

Kicking off the record-setting runoff season on the Yampa, Friends of the Yampa participated in a familiarization float on the Little Yampa, Duffy and Juniper canyon sections of the Yampa May 13-15, to study and discuss the section’s recently approved eligibility for Wild & Scenic status. “It was a great way to see that section […]

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