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Our Favorite Breckenridge Hikes For All Levels

We recommend downloading AllTrails to locate trailheads, find nearby hikes, read hikers reviews, and plan accordingly. 

Easy Hikes

  • Hoosier Pass Loop: Beautiful Hike above the Tree line with only a modest elevation.

  • #Spruce Creek Loop: Enjoy two beautiful mountain lakes and it’s breathtaking views.

  • #Carter Park: Very easy hike, You’ll see the entire Tenmile Range and Breckenridge Ski Resort.

  • Sawmill Trail: The hike follows the stream at the base of the lift to a reservoir.

  • Burro Trail: Trail starts close to town, and has several hiking options.

Moderate Hikes

  • #Blue Lakes-Monte Cristo Gulch: Take a trail to a Historic Mine, surrounded by alpine lakes.

  • #McCullough Gulch: This 2.6-mile hike meanders through evergreen forests, past waterfalls, meadows, and wildflowers.

  • #Mohawk Lakes:  it’s a stunning five-mile hike that climbs to gorgeous lakes and historic ruins. It’s equal parts challenging and doable for the entire family.

Difficult Hikes

  • #Quandary Peak: Quandary is a friendly but rigorous hike. Although only six miles, the trail climbs 3,305 feet and will take anywhere from three to nine hours to complete.(Dog on a leash only)The trail offers other activities like rock climbing and mountain biking.

  • #Wheeler National Recreation Trail: The logistical and athletic effort is well worth it for this long and challenging trail that crosses the Tenmile Range at nearly 12,500 feet.

Many of this Hikes are Dog Friendly marked by a # (remember to take enough water for you and your best friend!)