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Howelsen Ice Arena

285 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-871-7033
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A Great Big 'WOW!'

When I checked out the ice rink on an afternoon bicycle ride, the local hockey team was leaving the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
What a Great Time

I can't tell you the last time I laughed so hard. The bumper cars are just so much fun, you can't... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Karen S
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Howelsen Ice Arena has ice skating and is the only Colorado ice arena with Bumper Cars on ice! Regardless of age, interest, or skill level, Howelsen Ice Arena's Olympic size ice arena can accommodate your needs. From figure skating to hockey leagues, broomball to bumper cars, birthday parties to hockey tournaments, private rentals to public skating sessions, Howelsen Ice Arena has something for everyone.
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285 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-871-7033
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I checked out the ice rink on an afternoon bicycle ride, the local hockey team was leaving the ice, tiny little skaters were donning their skates, and the Zamboni was gearing up for action! I could not have been more intrigued. A local teacher...More

1  Thank Guymon
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I can't tell you the last time I laughed so hard. The bumper cars are just so much fun, you can't help but enjoy yourself. Dmitry thoroughly explained how to control the cars and away we went. He did help us 4 older ladies in...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so much fun for all ages and very affordable! Highly recommend the bumper cars. Ice skating was fun as well and they have sleds for the little ones to enjoy.

Thank sweetbells
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great amount of fun! Excellent value! Don't pass up the opportunity! Fun for all ages. Skating and bumper cars a must!

Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The bumper cars on ice are so much fun! We laughed the entire time. The guide thoroughly explained how to control the cars. Well worth the reasonable price.

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

11 of us went. We did the bumper cars with no idea what to expect. Surprisingly very fun and unique activity. Kids had a blast. Mike got us set up and was excellent, helping kids out, providing clear instructions, even leading coats and gloves. Compared...More

Thank rogarting
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Steamboat Springs is remarkable for the sports venues and facilities it offers for its residents and guests, and the ice arena is no exception. A very nice arena for hockey, ice skating and even ice bumper cars. We met Marketing Director, Nick Fettkether, as soon...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

There were five in our party and we were able to get the bumper cars on ice all to ourselves! We were a party from 6 to 69 and all of us had a blast! The 69 year old said it was the best $15...More

Thank Keggies2
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My family *loves* bumper cars on ice. We do them every time we come to Steamboat. My youngest child sits on my lap, and my 5-year-old is so proud to be able to drive a car himself. Afterward, we go ice skating (there's a good...More

Thank KristinB_inBoulder
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nothing better than bumper cars on ice! We laughed the entire time. Employees very friendly and facility is very nice.

Thank rearll
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Jane S
15 July 2016|
Response from ErickEY | Reviewed this property |
It's $11 per person for 20 min. So $22 for two adults. You should call for reservations (970-871-7033). They only run the bumper cars for 2 hr stretches each day because they have to charge the batteries. Right now they're... More
20 November 2015|
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Response from Winnie D | Property representative |
The bumper cars would not fit two adults, however can fit an adult and a smaller child or two smaller children.