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A mother and daughter riding the coaster in Breckenridge
A mother and daughter riding the coaster in Breckenridge

Summer Activities at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Epic Discovery offers family-friendly summer activities, located at the base of Peak 8 and easily accessed by the free BreckConnect Gondola from town.

Epic Discovery Season Dates:
Open daily June 18, 2021 – September 6, 2021
Open Friday through Sunday, Sept. 10-12

Epic Discovery Activities

  • Scenic Lift Rides
  • Mountain Biking
  • Gold Runner Coaster
  • Alpine Slide
  • Lil’ Climber Ropes Course
  • Lil’ Flyer Zipline
  • Lil’ Nugget Tubing
  • Gold Summit Climbing Wall
  • Bungee Trampolines
  • Mini Golf
  • Gemstone Panning
  • Interpretive Hiking Loop
  • Alpineer Challenge Course & Alpine Camp

Due to construction of the new chairlift on Peak 7, the Expedition Zipline Tour & Breck Flyer Zipline will not be available for the 2021 summer. Please check for current ride availability. 


What else is there to do in town?

Summer in Breckenridge is like nothing you’ve ever experienced. It’s a place where visitors feel like locals, and locals have one heck of a good time, all season long. Stroll our charming Main Street, hit the trails, enjoy dining alfresco and partake in the endless activities we have going on all season long.


Traveling with kids? Explore our Kid-Approved Summer Fun Guide

Resort Summer Activity FAQS

A kid riding down the alpine slide for Epic Discovery in Breckenridge

The Alpine Slide at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

How do you get to Breckenridge Ski Resort?

To get to Peak 8 of Breckenridge Ski Resort take the free BreckConnect gondola from town to the base of Peak 8. To get to Alpine Camp, take the gondola and once you’re at the base area of Peak 8, you can explore the various summer activities offered.

Where do you park for Breckenridge Ski Resort summer activities?

All Epic Discovery Parking is located in the North Gondola Lot. This lot is now operated by Breck Park. You can park here and pay with a credit card using either an onsite kiosk or their smartphone app. There is no parking located at the Peak 8 base area, and all parking is in town. Access Epic Discovery by riding the gondola or bus up to Peak 8. Learn more about getting around Breckenridge during your trip.

Is the gondola in Breckenridge free?

Yes. The BreckConnect Gondola is always free to ride.

Is the Breckenridge gondola open?

Open daily June 18, 2021 – September 6, 2021
Open Friday through Sunday, Sept. 10-12

Where can you purchase tickets or make reservations for resort summer activities?

You can stop by the ticket office upon arrival or make advance reservations at 970-453-5000 or

What should I wear for resort activities?

At 9,000 feet, exposure to the sun is 40% greater than it is at sea level. We recommend bringing along sun protection, including sunscreen, hats and sunglasses, as well as a reusable water bottle. Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the mountains and may cause interruptions and delays in summer activities and lift operations. Lifts and activities may close on occasion due to weather conditions, causing delays. Bring a raincoat and be sure to pack a sweater and other extra layers. Keep in mind that many activities are active, so wear clothes that are easy to move around in.  Learn more about packing for your Breckenridge summer vacation.

Where is Breckenridge Peak 8 Fun Park?

The Breckenridge Peak 8 Fun Park has been improved and expanded to become Epic Discovery. All the Breckenridge Peak 8 Fun Park activities you loved are still located at the base of Peak 8 which is now called Peak 8 Base Camp. You can access Peak 8 Base Camp by riding the BreckConnect gondola from town up to the base of Peak 8.

By Breck Editorial
The Breckenridge Tourism Office works to enhance and promote the unique character and experience of Breckenridge as a world-renowned destination resort and to represent, serve and perpetuate the common interest and character of its membership and community.