It’s a well known summertime tradition, but starting Wednesday — the first day of summer — the Yampa River through Steamboat Springs is closed to tubing and rafting.
The Yampa River is finally expected to officially open for tubing this year.
Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith has removed restrictions that barred the use of inner tubes, air mattresses and small rafts on the Poudre River.
Rafting is okay but tubing is being discouraged following a sewage leak in the Animas River.
There are new restrictions on Clear Creek after a man died body surfing in Golden over the weekend.
Despite rushing water, people were out enjoying Clear Creek on Sunday.
With all of the snow still in the high country, Vail has opened up its mountain for tubing.
The Larimer County Sheriff says the water is too dangerous right now.
There’s a new place to slide down the mountains in Summit County. Frisco’s new snow-tubing park is now open for business.