Directions:

Turn onto Dougherty Road from Highway 40.

Follow this road and please be kind to our neighbors by driving slowly and watching for children.

Dougherty Road will turn into dirt and you will see a wooden Wild West Balloon Adventures sign.

Continue past the sign, over the bridge, and into our launch field where we will have coffee waiting for you.

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“What people are saying about us”

  •   Believe all these 5 star reviews - this was great! The owner (Bud) was our pilot and he and his chase crew were both fun and professional. I'm a bit afraid of heights but there was nothing to worry about. He keeps you informed and...More

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    10/06/2019

      We rode with Bud in early June on the morning before our wedding and it was absolutely fantastic. We weren't sure that the wind was going to cooperate but Bud and Stacia kept checking conditions and eventually got us safely off the ground. We really...More

    thumb Travis I
    10/04/2019

      This is the absolute best way to see Steamboat Springs all at once! If you’re lucky, Bud will take you for a dip in the ski lake, and Stacia will bring ballooning history to life as you sip your champagne after the landing. We had...More

    thumb Karen K
    9/20/2019
  •   Beautiful views at 10,000 feet above sea level! No need to be scared, Bud and his team are experts and strive for safety first. Hot Air Ballooning is a really a serene and peaceful adventure.

    thumb 8bonaire
    9/02/2019

      Wild West Balloon Adventures was amazing. This is a local family owned and run business (husband- Piolt and wife- Swiss army knife of the operation) The staff is awesome and the experience was incredible. I was a bit anxious and scared due to the unknown...More

    thumb semirgdj
    8/26/2019

      Bud and his crew were wonderful! Scared of heights but this was an amazing experience! Learned about the “champagne toast” after a ballon flight! It was the perfect trip!

    thumb Denise N
    8/19/2019
  •   This adventure was so amazing! Bud and Stacia are awesome!! You leave there with new friends!! They make this adventure the chance of a lifetime!! 🎈🎈🎈

    thumb Melanie K
    8/08/2019

      Truly an amazing adventure. Everything about the experience was exceptional, from the prelaunch wait (watching all the the other balloons the day prior to the festival), to our prelaunch balloon chase (in our case) all the way through to the post landing champagne toast. Bud,...More

    thumb DanielEvelyn
    7/29/2019

      This is a once in a lifetime (bucket list) experience. The staff is extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. From the moment you arrive, they make you feel at ease so you can relax and enjoy the experience from beginning to end. You will effortlessly climb...More

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    7/19/2019
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