Trail rides through the majestic Ten Mountain Range, summer dog-sledding excursions, whitewater rafting on the mighty Arkansas River — bucket-list-worthy outdoor pursuits abound in Breckenridge. Experience the greatest hits of summer in Colorado on this action-packed five-day itinerary, which also features opportunities to take in the mountain town's laid-back ambiance and fascinating history.
There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Gold Run Road is a well maintained jeep road traveling through Gold Run Gulch past the Preston town site offering views of well-preserved mining ruins. The 10.5-mile loop trail has an elevation gain of 960 feet.
Main Street Breckenridge is known for its incredible shopping and dining scene but it also serves as the central hub of everything Breckenridge with fun events, festivals, music and an abundance of activities for all ages and interests happening all year long.
Nothing is more captivating than witnessing brushstrokes of color overwhelm the skies above the Rocky Mountains. The moment a sunset happens can be as fleeting as it is jaw dropping, so we’ve identified some signs to help your chances of catching one!
Dillon Reservoir near Breckenridge is a spectacular spot to catch a sunset.
There are two trailheads you can use to access McCullough Gulch. The newer, lower access parking lot is located about 7 miles south of Breckenridge, on the right side of highway 9 opposite the Lodge by the Blue (formerly Skier’s Edge). From here you can access a beautiful woods trail, turning into the old road that leads up into McCullough Gulch following the rock-strewn stream.
This is the original ghost tour of Breckenridge (since 2010), with new sites and updated tour route. Explore the darker side of our wild west past with our chilling tales of the ghosts who remain here. Ghost hunting equipment provided!
Enjoy a scenic kayak paddle around the nearby Lake Dillon — it’s the perfect trip for any paddler to get their paddles wet. This tour explores the protected Frisco Bay, teeming with wildlife, small islands and untouched shoreline.
A trip through Browns Canyon National Monument on the Arkansas River is a fun and thrilling rafting adventure. This is a moderate level whitewater trip with spectacular mountain views. This trip is great for beginners, families and experienced rafters alike.
Local outfitters and guides in and near Breckenridge offer excursions for all ages and abilities on the Arkansas River and other waterways.
Breckenridge Golf Club has three nine hole courses with spectacular mountain views.
On a Breckenridge Stables trail ride, you’ll spend approximately an hour and a half exploring the beautiful Breckenridge scenery between Peaks 9 and 10 on the Ten Mile range above Breckenridge. You will experience river crossings, beaver ponds and breathtaking panoramic views of the Continental Divide. With over 100 horses, we’re able to match each rider to a horse based on the rider’s ability and age.
Breckenridge Oufitters offers year-round guided fly-fishing adventures and a full-service fly shop. All trips include full equipment use (rod, reel, waders & boots, terminal tackle), transportation and guide service. Lunch and beverages are provided of full day trips; beverages are provided on all guided trips.
Colorado’s best ATV Tours can be found at the American Safari Ranch. If you would like an true Colorado Adventure, ride ATVs through an authentic guest ranch and mountains. Fun and safe for the entire family and also perfect for those seeking adventure. Bring your friends, group or family, and we’ll show you an unforgettable experience.
The Breck Connect can transport 3,000 people per hour, and the quick 10-minute ride will take you to from town to the base of Peak 7.
Breck has a variety of zones and activities that highlight the stunningly beautiful and rich environment through Epic Discovery. Whether you have an hour or a full day, craft your day your way with a pass, add on a zip line tour or just enjoy a scenic chair ride.