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Save the Date: Yampa Basin Tour

Mark your calendar and save the date for June 11-13 to join CFWE's annual river basin tour adventure!

We'll gain first-hand experiences learning about river recreation, agriculture, ecological health, future water demands and more in Northwestern Colorado's Yampa Basin. Tour with a diverse group of elected officials, decision makers, water professionals, interested citizens and many others to gain access to exclusive sites and expert speakers. Download the draft itinerary and get ready to register to see, experience and hear from:

  • Elkhead Reservoir
  • Craig Power Plant
  • Carpenter Ranch
  • City of Steamboat Springs
  • Stagecoach Reservoir
  • Finger Rock Preserve
  • And others along the way!


We also invite you to arrive early and join us for optional activities and an evening reception on Wednesday before the tour begins. Activity registration is seperate from tour registration. Choose from:

  • Custom guided rafting along Morgan Bottom section of the Yampa River
  • Fly-fishing clinic with Steamboat Flyfisher
  • Twenty Mile coal mine and restroation project tour
  • And, all are welcome to relax and network during a Wednesday evening reception at Carl's Tavern

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Sponsorships are still available! For more information, please email Alicia Prescott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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