Quietly nestled along the Yampa River, in the Yampa Valley, Sunbeam is an unincorporated community in Moffat County, 80 miles directly west of Steamboat Springs. As its name suggests, the town was named by a local farmer for the abundant amount of sunshine that seemed to shine more than any other part of the valley.
The most notable and closest attraction is Dinosaur National Monument. Step back in time and discover who used to roam the earth billions of years ago. Visit the wall of dinosaur bones at the Quarry Exhibit Hall, hike the many designated trails, or try rafting the Yampa into the heart of the Dinosaur National Monument.
Centered in the Yampa Valley, Sunbeam is in the center of there is to explore in Moffat County. From skiing in Steamboat Springs and rafting in Dinosaur National Monument to hiking in the Routt National Forest, the valley is surrounded by endless outdoor activities.