The Breckenridge and Summit County Hiking and Biking Trail Map is the most up-to-date and thorough guide to the local roads and single track trails in and around Breckenridge and southern Summit County. A hardcopy of the map is available at the Breckenridge Welcome Center (203 S. Main St.) or at local retailers. Proceeds from the sale of the printed trail map go directly to trail building and open space maintenance efforts.
To view the trail map online please visit www.townofbreckenridge.com
This map illustrates many of the biking trails in Summit County starting from Breckenridge. Breck is unique due to the large amount of interconnected trails in town, offering a wide variety of experiences for all types of users. These trails are a rare resource, maintained for your enjoyment at great effort. Please – enjoy them as we do, but before you do, take a minute to consider your obligation as both a participant and guardian of this amazing experience. Your help caring for the trails will ensure that they remain a wonderful ride for all.
Please follow all signs, respect private property, stay on the trail, never litter, be courteous, pick up after your dog and remember: while these routes represent one of life’s great joys, you still use them at your own risk.
Please Note: The following directions begin from the corner of Main Street and Ski Hill Road/Lincoln Avenue.
Go west on Ski Hill Road for about 750 feet then turn right on Park Avenue. Continue for 900 feet and then turn right on Watson Avenue, then immediately right into the skier parking lot. The Watson Trailhead is located on the southwest end of the lot.
Go west on Ski Hill Road to Park Avenue and then turn left. Stay on Park Avenue for 450 feet. Turn left at the intersection with Four O'clock Road. The trailhead is located in the northeast corner of the parking lot accessing the Riverwalk Center (large white tent in the summer).
Go west on Ski Hill Road to Park Avenue and then turn left. Stay on Park Avenue for 450 feet. Turn right on Four O'clock Road. Continue uphill on Four O'clock Road for .3 miles. At the intersection of Four O'clock Road and King's Crown Road, turn left and the trailhead is located immediately on the right next to the Snowflake Lift parking areas.
Illinois Creek Trailhead
Go south on Main Street for .6 miles to Boreas Pass Road (last stoplight). Turn left on Boreas Pass Road and travel for 1,400 feet. Take a right into the second entrance of the parking lot next to the Stephen C. West Ice Arena (which can be seen on the right). The trailhead is located in the southeastern corner of the parking lot. A popular ride that branches off from this trailhead is the Blue River Trail. Read more about it at the BreckConnection.
Carter Park Trailhead
Go east on Lincoln Avenue for 1,000 feet until it intersects with High Street and continue until the road dead ends at Carter Park. The trail is located at the eastern end of the Carter Park parking lot. The Carter Park Switchbacks are off of this trailhead.
Iowa Hill Trailhead
Go west on Ski Hill Road to Park Avenue. Turn right. Stay on Park Avenue for .6 miles until a traffic light at Airport Road. Turn left. Continue past the intersection with Valley Brook Road (stop sign). After 1500 feet, look for the trailhead sign on your left. From the sign, follow the dirt road to the north (right) to a small parking area at the end.
Valley Brook Trailhead
Go west on Ski Hill Road to Park Avenue. Turn right. Stay on Park Avenue for .6 miles until a traffic light at Airport Road. Turn left. At the intersection with Valley Brook Road (stop sign), turn right. Stay on Valley Brook Road for 550 feet. You will find the trailhead on your left just past the Breckenridge Police Station.
For more information on what to do during the summer, contact the Breck Information Specialists at (877) 864-0868. While in town, stop by the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 203 S. Main Street. You can also fill out our activity request form to receive more information or view, download or order the Breck Connection Vacation Planner.