Breckenridge Hiking

Hiking in Breck offers scenic beauty that can be enjoyed by almost everyone, from gentle paved paths that wind along the scenic Blue River to challenging summits of the highest mountains in the area at more than 14,000 feet above sea level. Breck is famed for its interconnected trail system, offering a wide variety of options 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.

Not sure where to start when planning your day on the trail? Read up on our favorite easy, moderate and difficult hiking trails throughout Breck. Before heading out, ensure you and your group are prepared for what lies ahead.

For a full listing of all of the excellent trails located in the area, download the Breckenridge Summer Trails Map visit 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 ensure the trail is open and clear of snow and construction, view the trail conditions here.

For local recommendations, head over to the BreckConnection to hear about waterfall hikes in the area, where you can see wildflowers from the trail and many more hints and tips.

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.

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