Hiking in Breckenridge

If you truly want to experience Breckenridge's breathtaking beauty, hit the trails! There are hundreds of hiking trails in and around Breckenridge which makes it easy to take part of one of the most popular summer and winter activities. From gentle dirt roads to challenging summits, there are a wide variety of options for all types of hikers. Hiking in Breckenridge is an experience for everyone to enjoy.

Hiking

If you truly want to experience Breckenridge’s breathtaking beauty, hit the trails! There are hundreds of hiking trails in and around Breckenridge which makes it easy to take part of one of the most popular summer and winter activities. From gentle dirt roads to challenging summits, there are a wide variety of options for all types of hikers. Hiking in Breckenridge is an experience for everyone to enjoy.

Summer

Mohawk Lakes Rainbow
A rainbow as seen from Mohawk Lakes Trail in the late afternoon.

After hiking the Rocky Mountains in the summertime, you’ll understand why the love of the outdoors is deeply rooted in Breckenridge’s culture. A hike on one of Breckenridge’s national forest trails has the powerful ability to change one’s perspective of nature and environment. The moments are breathtaking, and the memories are everlasting. Hike a trail that leads to stunning wildflower fields or gorgeous waterfalls.

Fall

Boreas Pass Road Aspens during Fall in Breckenridge
Aspens showing off their autumn foliage color on Boreas Pass Road.

There is no debate that fall is the most picturesque time of year in Breckenridge. The season that normally lasts from the beginning of September through the end of October plays witness to a major transformation. The trees undergo their color change into gorgeous hues of gold, orange, and red. The weather hovers in the 50s and 60s (Fahrenheit) during the daytime, offering the perfect setting to explore the trails on foot. Pick your route from the Breckenridge Trail Map and ensure the trail is open by checking trail conditions.

 

Winter

Winter sunrise in the Breckenridge, Colorado mountains
Sunrise views on Baldy Mountain after a snow storm.

Breckenridge’s most popular time of the year offers the most stunning scenery for hiking. The snow covered trees and mountains provide a fantasy playground for hikers and outdoor lovers. Be sure to look at Breckenridge’s winter trail maps before heading out into the wilderness.

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