The Yampa River is a vital element of the Steamboat Springs community. Increasing recreational demands upon the river have created the need to develop the YAMPA RIVER MANAGEMENT PLAN (YRMP) (PDF) to help ensure protection of the biological integrity of the river and manage recreational uses.
Maintaining a Healthy River
To help maintain the health of the river please adhere to the following practices:
Avoid standing or walking on river bed (except fisherman)