Photos: Top Summer Activities in Breckenridge

Seasons: Summer

When it comes to summers in Breckenridge, the days are longer, the sun shines brighter and the lists of activities is endless. Breckenridge prides itself on the variety of adventures suitable for all ages. Now picture yourself doing these top summer activities in Breckenridge:

Top Summer Activities in Breckenridge:

1. Fly Fishing

A man casting his line while fly fishing.
There is nothing like being one with nature and spending a day on the river bank.

2. Hiking in the backcountry

A man hiking the Mohawk Lakes Trail in Breckenridge in Summer
Take advantage of the trails throughout Breckenridge. They’re perfect for a day on foot.

3. Mountain Biking

A mountain biker on the Colorado Trail in Breckenridge.
There are a hundred plus trails in Breckenridge. Explore the backcountry of Breckenridge on two wheels.

4. Trail Running

A woman trail running in Breckenridge Colorado.
Whether on a path or on the dirt, running will get your heart racing. Take in the views and the fresh air on your next jog.

5. Golfing

Summer golfing at the Breckenridge Golf Club
Breckenridge can boast that it is the only municipality in the world to own a Jack Nicklaus designed 27-hole golf course.

6. Taking in the Views

Two women taking in the views from Section House on Mount Baldy.
Head up Baldy Road on Bald Mountain, where you’ll find great hiking trails and easy access. Check out some of the scenic trails on Boreas Pass while you are over there.

7. Family Biking

A family on a bike ride on the rec path in Breckenridge during the summer.
Get the family together and take a scenic bike ride from Breckenridge to Frisco.

8. Fly Fishing on the Colorado River with Dad

Father and his sons and dog fly fishing in Breckenridge
Like father, like son.

9. Horseback Riding

Woman rider petting her horse.
Horseback riding at Breckenridge Stables is a unique way to explore all that Breckenridge has to offer.

10. Road Biking

Two road bikers riding in Breckenridge.
Your road bike can take you anywhere. Hit the road and head toward Boreas Pass Road for a great climb to the Baker’s Tank Trailhead, and feed the chipmunks while you are up there!

11. Kayaking

Kayakers paddling on Lake Dillon
Kayaking on Lake Dillon in the summertime is a perfect way to spend the day.

12. Paddleboarding

Paddleboarders on Maggie Pond in Breckenridge
SUP in Breckenridge or how about some SUP yoga?

13. Summer Dogsledding

People dog sledding in the summer
Dogsledding like you’ve never seen it. Find out about one of the top summer activities in Breckenridge and hop on a diggler and steer your way through the forest, pulled by 2 Siberian Huskies.

14. Whitewater Rafting

A rafting boat encounters rapids in the Blue River
Hit the rapids with a rafting trip, available for all levels.


15. Skateboarding

A skateboarder does a grab in the bowl at the skate park. Skateboarding is one of the top summer activities in Breckenridge.
Team Pain Skateparks has a newly redesigned and rebuilt Breckenridge Skate Park.


16. Finish the day with Aprés

A group of people enjoying drinks on a deck in Breckenridge.
Breckenridge is full of dining and nightlife, and one thing we do know is aprés!

Looking for more family-friendly, unique activities in Breckenridge? Check out Trekaroo‘s 10 things to do during summer in Breckenridge that will have the entire family begging for more time to explore.

Is adventure calling your name? Visit for a full list of summer activities available. For special lodging deals, call Breckenridge Central Reservations at 1-888-251-2417.


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