Best Trails Near Breckenridge CO

Breckenridge has 68 trails in the vicinity, including 50 hiking trails and 17 for walking. These trails range from 0.1 to 32 miles in length. The longest trail in Breckenridge is Lake Dillon Loop a well-known trail measuring 32 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Cucumber Gulch, Boreas Pass and Iowa Hill. Trails.com member Sarah N. recently completed The Colorado Trail: Goldhill Trailhead to Copper Mountain.

More information on the best trails in Breckenridge can be found below.
  • Lower Mohawk Lake

    5 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    As beautiful as they come, Mohawk Lakes, both lower and upper, are popular destinations. Stunning scenery, sheer-walled falls, soaring peaks, perfectly set lakes and a “century” trail make for ...
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    As beautiful as they come, Mohawk Lakes, both lower and upper, are popular destinations. Stunning scenery, sheer-walled falls, ...

  • Park County: Mount Lincoln

    3 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Located in central Colorado in the Mosquito Range, about 15 miles northwest of Fairplay, and 10 miles south of Breckenridge. This popular Fourteener is often hiked with three nearby Fourteeners ...
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in central Colorado in the Mosquito Range, about 15 miles northwest of Fairplay, and 10 miles south of Breckenridge. ...

  • Upper Mohawk Lake

    3 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Upper and Lower Mohawk Lakes are very different from each other. Despite its alpine zone elevation, Lower Mohawk Lake, covered in the preceding chapter, is more subalpine in character. So much ...
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper and Lower Mohawk Lakes are very different from each other. Despite its alpine zone elevation, Lower Mohawk Lake, covered ...

  • Cucumber Gulch

    3 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This easy hike along the edges of Cucumber Gulch provides not only great views of the Tenmile Range, but also glimpses of a fen wetland that is considered prime habitat for the endangered boreal ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This easy hike along the edges of Cucumber Gulch provides not only great views of the Tenmile Range, but also glimpses of ...

  • Spruce Creek Trail

    2 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Cascading waterfalls and abandoned mining cabins set in an exquisite alpine cirque make this hike popular. Although the trail ends after a very steep climb to Upper and Lower Mohawk lakes, 0.5 ...
    •  1.5-3 hours
    •  3.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Cascading waterfalls and abandoned mining cabins set in an exquisite alpine cirque make this hike popular. Although the trail ...

  • The Colorado Trail: Goldhill Trailhead to Copper Mountain

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This segment of the CT crosses the Tenmile Range. It is a steady, 6-mile, 3600 foot ascent of the east side, crossing the ridge between Peaks 5 and 6 at nearly 12,500 feet, then a descent of ...
    •  12.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This segment of the CT crosses the Tenmile Range. It is a steady, 6-mile, 3600 foot ascent of the east side, crossing the ...

  • Burro Trail

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Burro Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is three miles long and begins at 9,706 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  3.0 miles

    Burro Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It ...

  • Hoosier Pass West

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Located midway between Breckenridge and Fairplay, Hoosier Pass straddles the Continental Divide at 11,542 feet above sea level. Around the time of the Civil War, prospectors from Indiana filed ...
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Located midway between Breckenridge and Fairplay, Hoosier Pass straddles the Continental Divide at 11,542 feet above sea ...

  • Monte Cristo Gulch

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Monte Cristo’ has a ring of riches to it, which is why hopeful miners were prospecting the hanging valley at the head of Monte Cristo Gulch. Far above treelimit, the obvious building material ...
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Monte Cristo’ has a ring of riches to it, which is why hopeful miners were prospecting the hanging valley at the head of ...

  • Barney Ford Trail

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This hike actually follows three trails: Carter Park, Moonstone, and Barney Ford. The majority of the hike is on the Barney Ford Trail, which was built along old mining trails and ditches past ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike actually follows three trails: Carter Park, Moonstone, and Barney Ford. The majority of the hike is on the Barney ...

  • Mounts Democrat, Lincoln, Bross

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    In Colorado you can’t really call yourself a serious outdoorsman until you have climbed at least a few of the state’s 55 fourteen- thousand-foot peaks. This trail is a peak-baggers delight, because ...
    •  6.5 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    In Colorado you can’t really call yourself a serious outdoorsman until you have climbed at least a few of the state’s 55 ...

  • Spruce Creek Road to Mohawk Lakes Trailhead

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This wide road near Breckenridge gives skiers a fast downhill run — and a chance to work on their technique. you on your ascent and Bald Mountain is across the valley on your descent. The Spruce ...
    •  87 minutes up, 45 minutes down
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This wide road near Breckenridge gives skiers a fast downhill run — and a chance to work on their technique. you on your ...

  • Boreas Pass

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This route offers beautiful views the entire trip, especially at the start and finish. Historically significant. Once a railroad, converted to auto traffic in 1952. Scenic drive with historic ...
    •  Easy
    •  Allow 1 hour
    •  21.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This route offers beautiful views the entire trip, especially at the start and finish. Historically significant. Once a railroad, ...

  • Boreas Pass

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Boreas Pass was originally built as a wagon train road and was later used as the route for the nation’s highest-elevation narrow-gauge railroad. From 1872 to 1938 a host of specially designed ...
    •  4 hours to all day
    •  7.2-13.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Boreas Pass was originally built as a wagon train road and was later used as the route for the nation’s highest-elevation ...

  • Peak 8

    1 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Summer wildflowers are everywhere on this high alpine hike into the heart of the Tenmile Range. Trail: Initial 3.6 miles, off-trail tundra and talus beyond.
    •  160 minutes up, 115 minutes down
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Summer wildflowers are everywhere on this high alpine hike into the heart of the Tenmile Range. Trail: Initial 3.6 miles, ...

  • Boreas Pass (from Breckenridge)

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This historic, high mountain pass offers a long but easy grade, with incredible vistas all around. High mountain passes make great tour destinations. They often have old roads over them, are ...
    •  150 minutes up, 114 minutes down
    •  13.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This historic, high mountain pass offers a long but easy grade, with incredible vistas all around. High mountain passes make ...

  • Pennsylvania Creek

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Celebrate the New Year — and great snow — in this scenic valley nestled beneath the Continental Divide. Pennsylvania Creek makes an excellent tour to start the New Year. The north side of Hoosier ...
    •  115 minutes up, 85 minutes down
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Celebrate the New Year — and great snow — in this scenic valley nestled beneath the Continental Divide. Pennsylvania Creek ...

  • Mount Guyot

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This impressive peak is a climbers’ favorite, with a handsome cirque visible for miles around. Trail: All the way on ascent, final 0.8 mile on descent.
    •  212 minutes up, 122 minutes down
    •  7.65 miles
    •  Guide

    This impressive peak is a climbers’ favorite, with a handsome cirque visible for miles around. Trail: All the way on ascent, ...

  • Bald Mountain

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Hold on to your hat — the God of the North Wind may visit you on this beautiful ridge walk. This is a good hike for those who enjoy ridge walking and being above timberline. Head northeast and ...
    •  130 minutes up, 90 minutes down
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Hold on to your hat — the God of the North Wind may visit you on this beautiful ridge walk. This is a good hike for those ...

  • Rodeo Trail

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Rodeo Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 9,686 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.1 miles

    Rodeo Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It ...

  • Shock Hill

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Shock Hill is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 9,808 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Shock Hill is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is ...

  • Morning Glory

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Morning Glory is a hiking trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 9,987 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Morning Glory is a hiking trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is a mile long and ...

  • Boreas Pass Road

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    This scenic and extremely popular route is suitable for passenger vehicles, although it is unpaved and frequently scarred by numerous potholes. The route starts in Breckenridge and joins Boreas ...
    •  Easy
    •  1.25 hours
    •  21.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This scenic and extremely popular route is suitable for passenger vehicles, although it is unpaved and frequently scarred ...

  • Middle 4 O'Clock

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Middle 4 O'Clock is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 9,600 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Middle 4 O'Clock is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. ...

  • Troll Forest

    0 Reviews

    Breckenridge, CO

    Troll Forest is a hiking trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 9,813 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Troll Forest is a hiking trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 1.3 miles long ...