Steamboat Springs, CO  outdoor activities include hikes through great geology.  Butcherknife Trail is an easy access, relatively flat, short hike accessed from Stehley Park, Old Town.  Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks crop out along the trail. The Geology of Butcherknife Trail provides a brief overview of rock types observable along the trail.  Happy Hiking!

 

Google Earth Image of Butcherknife Trail in Steamboat Springs, CO