Guidebook

Discover the Top Breckenridge Hiking Trails

Explore the Rockies in a unique way with these crowd-pleaser trails.

Description

"How can I make the most of Breckenridge’s gorgeous scenery," you ask?

"By hitting the trails," we say! You’re in for a real treat with hundreds of trails in and around Breckenridge that showcase all kinds of gems like alpine lakes, wildflower meadows, stunning waterfalls, and more.

Trails range from gentle dirt roads to more rigorous mountain summits, so families and hardcore mountaineers alike will be pleased with the selection of adventures in the area. While some may be slightly more challenging, your hard work will undoubtedly be worth it when you soak in the awesome views!

If you're looking for the perfect recommendation, Mohawk Lake hits that perfect balance of challenging but do-able for families and rewards you with alpine lake scenery above the treeline. Plenty of trails are also accessible for those traveling without a car.

Sources:
https://www.gobreck.com/trip-ideas/breckenridge-hiking/
http://blog.breckenridge.com/2013/07/08/top-10-hikes-in-breckenridge/

Spruce Creek Trail

Spruce Creek Trail

Salida
7.5 km
Trail that climbs a out of a forested valley to an alpine basin with lakes and waterfalls, dotted with historic mine sites along the way.
Private
Blue Lakes Trail

Blue Lakes Trail

Salida
2.4 km
An easy stroll around alpine lakes and waterfalls beneath a 14,000-foot peak near Breckenridge.
Private
Mohawk Lakes

Mohawk Lakes

Breckenridge
10.9 km
Moderate hike among waterfalls and mining ruins to surpass the treeline and reach alpine lakes in a high valley.
Private
Peaks Trail

Peaks Trail

12.6 km
Journey through a forested valley from Frisco to Breckenridge.
Private
Quandary Peak

Quandary Peak

Salida
10.9 km
Rugged ridgeline hike to the top of one of Colorado's more accessible 14ers.
Private