Hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado
Breckenridge Hiking Trails & Information.
Popular Hikes Around Breckenridge, Colorado
Breckenridge not only offers its visitors a fantastic Colorado location,
but the nearby mountains provide endless opportunities for hiking.
Get out and get some fresh air while you soak in the beautiful mountains
of Colorado. No matter the time of the year, make sure you are prepared
for the dynamic weather of Breckenridge's surrounding mountains.
For detailed information on hiking trails in Breckenridge view the samples
below. Here you will find information to plan your perfect day of hiking
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Mohawk Lake Trail
Length: About 7 miles round trip to Mohawk Lake
Highlights: Beautiful waterfalls and historic ruins
Difficulty Rating: Intermediate - 1,700 ft. elevation gain
Drive south out of Breckenridge on U.S. 9. At about 2.4 miles
from the last light as you leave Breckenridge you turn right on Spruce
Creek Rd. and proceed for about 1.2 miles to a well marked parking area
and trail head.
Length: Approx. 6.6 miles roundtrip
Highlights: Mining Ruins and Spectacular views of Mosquito Gulch
Difficulty Rating: Intermediate
Elevation Gain: Approx. 1,500 ft.
Drive 16.3 miles south on Colorado 9 from the stop
light at Main Station Mall in Breckenridge. Turn right onto Mosquito
Gulch Rd. (dirt) and drive 4.4 miles where you bear right at the fork
that says "4WD Only" (It
is now 5 and a half miles to the pass).
Length: 6 miles
Highlights: 14th Highest Peak in Colorado
Difficulty Rating: Advanced
Below: Quandary's inspiring 14,265 ft. peak
If peak bagging is your sport then Quandary Peak offers a quick, relatively easy hike to the top of one of Colorado's 14,000 foot mountains. Quandary Peak located south of Breckenridge and will
provide an exhilarating, lung-popping experience for all who conquer
Drive south on highway 9 about 7.5 miles from the last traffic
light in Breckenridge to Blue Lakes Road on your right. After turning
right onto Blue Lakes Road (No.850) you turn right again onto No. 851 and proceed approximately
1.1 miles to the trailhead.