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37th Annual Yampa River Festival — Fish Creek Race
June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
With a gem as priceless as the Yampa River flowing through our back yard it is important to show our respect. The annual Yampa River Festival, held each spring, is the premier opportunity to show your respect while enjoying spring flows. This year’s Yampa River Festival is scheduled for the weekend of June 3rd in Steamboat Springs Colorado and is sure to thrill participants and spectators alike.
The Yampa river flows through 270 miles of northwest Colorado before joining the Green River in Dinosaur National Park. With only a few small reservoirs in it’s upper stretches, the Yampa River flows mostly unimpeded, with torrents of cold snowmelt each spring. The free-flowing nature of the Yampa River is unique among the Colorado River system that is otherwise controlled, managed and tapped to it’s limit.
Annually boaters and anglers descend on the Yampa River each spring to achieve greatness in their respective sports. This spring will be no exception and the Annual Yampa River Festival is a great opportunity to get your feet wet. Whether you kayak, raft, tube, canoe, SUP, packraft or float another craft, the Yampa River Festival has something for everyone. And if you aren’t inclined to jump on the water yourself, there are plenty of opportunities to spectate, have a cold beer, some great food and show your respect for the Yampa River at this year’s Yampa River Festival. Full schedule of events as follows:
Thursday, June 1st: State of the Yampa Address and River Films at the Chief Theater
Friday, June 2nd: Fish Creek Race
We hope to see you on the River!
REGISTRATION AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
To Register for the Yampa River Festival, click HERE
To Register as an Exhibitor, click HERE
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