Directions from Denver to Steamboat Springs.
Only 165 miles separates Denver from Steamboat Springs. This three hour drive takes you through some of Colorado’s most scenic landscapes.
Beginning in Denver, travel west on Interstate 70 approximately eighty miles. In Silverthorne, take Exit 205 North onto Highway 9. Travel thirty seven miles through rolling range land, cross the Colorado River, and enter the town of Kremmling. Go to the stoplight and turn left onto Highway 40. Travel West, cross Rabbit Ears Pass, and descend into the quiet western town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.