Breckenridge Hiking and Biking Trail Maps
Breckenridge is home to over 100 miles of hiking and biking trails throughout and around town. Whether you’re looking for speedy mountain biking single track, scenic vistas, gradual wooded forests or mountain lakes, we’ve got it all. And don’t worry, you don’t need to be an expert- with tons of easy, moderate and difficult trails to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect summer trail the whole group can enjoy. Start your Breckenridge trail journey here to discover maps, tips and tricks, and other hiking resources to help you along the way.
Breckenridge Hiking Trails
There are many factors that go into choosing a hiking trail that might include length, difficulty, and elevation gain. Other factors may be scenic qualities, trailhead access and Muddy Meter conditions. Maybe there are young ones or young-at-hearts in your group to consider. To help you get started, check out our 9 tips for choosing the perfect hiking trail and tips for hiking with kids.
How to find the right hiking trail for your trip
Trail maps can be purchased at many stores throughout town, including Mountain Outfitters on Ridge Street and at the Breckenridge Welcome Center right in the heart if downtown. While you’re there, ask their knowledgeable staff about current trail conditions (especially in early summer when there may still be snow) and additional recommendations. Some of our other favorite trail map resources include AllTrails and Colorado Trail Explorer (COTrex).
Breckenridge Biking Trails
From technical trails to smooth bike paths, you’ll love taking in the views on two wheels. Mountain biking truly is a culture of its own here in Breckenridge, and it’s the perfect mountain activity to try during the summer and fall seasons. As always, Breckenridge stands behind the Colorado Tourism Office’s Leave No Trace – Care for Colorado Principles to help maintain the natural beauty of our trails and forests.
New to mountain biking but want to learn? Breckenridge is a great place to learn a new skill, thanks to our expert guides. Check out Colorado Adventure Guides– they offer guided beginner lessons, lady specific courses, guided rides and intermediate lessons. Mountain Bike Clinics at Breckenridge Ski Resort offer beginner lessons on the mountain. Bonus – you can take the chairlift up or check out Epic Discovery while you’re there!
Once summer rolls around, Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort transforms into Epic Discovery. In addition to zipline tours, ropes courses, roller coasters and scenic chairlift rides, they offer guided mountain biking opportunities where you can ride the chairlift up and bike down. Rent bikes there or bring your own!
Open Space and Trail Maps
The Summit County Interactive Trail Map is a great tool for those wishing to explore beyond the boundaries of the Town of Breckenridge. The Summit County trail map displays extensive recreational resources in the area, including nearby towns, wilderness areas and National Forest land managed by the County. Explore more natural surface trails suitable for hiking, biking, off-highway vehicle use, paved Rec Path System, trailheads, open space properties, U.S. Forest Service lands, federal Wilderness areas, BLM lands and County facilities.