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Breck Summer Fun Park 2013

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The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park opens for the season on June 14 2013.  Summer operating hours:

June 15 – September 3 from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
September 7 – 16: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only
(Dates & times are weather permitting)

Activities include Gold Runner Coaster, SuperSlide, SuperPutt, Colorado SuperChair Scenic Chairlift Rides, Rock Climbing Wall, Mineshaft Maze, Pony Rides, SuperBungee Trampoline, Gemstone Panning, Ripperoo’s Bounce House, Breck 4×4 Tours, BreckTreks Hiking Tours, Pony rides, Mountain Biking, FREE Scenic Gondola Rides and Summer Camps. Much more information may be found here at www.breckenridge.com.

For the full range of mountain information, visit www.breckenridge.com  to check out the latest snow and weather report, terrain status, resort and trail maps, find general mountain information, mountain safety information, webcams and photo and video galleries.

mountain biking

Whether you’re new to the sport of mountain biking or regularly rip up the singletrack around Colorado, Breckenridge offers mountain biking experiences perfect for anyone. New this summer, Breck Summer Fun Park offers beginner and intermediate mountain bike lessons daily, with over 21 miles of mountain biking trails in the Summer Fun Park.   In from out of town? Rent a bike and ride the lift or scope out the trails around town. You can even load your bike onto the Colorado SuperChair at the base of Peak 8 then downhill mountain bike across any of the awesome trails. View the Summer Trail Map to find biking and hiking trails for varying levels of difficulty.  For full information, visit www.breckenridge.com.

For those who want to venture further than the Breck Summer Fun Park mountain biking experience, there are many public trails accessible directly from the centre of Breckenridge, with a wide variety of experiences for all types of riders.  Click here for maps and more.

hiking

Hiking around Breckenridge offers an amazing variety of scenic beauty and can be enjoyed by everybody. From gentle paved paths winding along the scenic Blue River to extreme hikes up the highest mountains in the area, Breckenridge offers hiking for anybody’s tastes and abilities.

There are many excellent hiking trails in Breckenridge, with trail heads all accessible from the centre of Breckenridge. Download the Breckenridge Summer Trails Map here and visit www.gobreck.com for more information about self-guided hikes.   Be sure to also check out www.breckenridge.com for more information about a multitude of guided hike packages that all depart from the base of Peak 8, just minutes from the cabin.

For the very experienced hikers … three of the 14ers in Colorado — Grays, Torreys and Quandary — are actually located in Summit County. All three make the top 15 in terms of elevation. Not far outside of Summit County you can find other 14ers like Mt. Democrat, Mt. Lincoln, and Mt. Bross. So Summit is a great central point if you’ve got plans to go high! If these are not enough, within a one hour drive you will find many many more 14ers.  For much more information on these more adventurous hikes, visit www.14ers.com

fishing

Breckenridge is a great destination for fishing. The Upper Blue River, which travels through the heart of Breckenridge, the Lower Blue River, which starts at the Dillon Reservoir and flows through Silverthorne, and the Montgomery Reservoir, located at the Base of Hoosier Pass, all offer fun for beginner and experienced anglers alike. There are many excellent guided fly fishing adventures to be had around Breckenridge as well. Much more information may be found at Breckenridge Outfitters and The Mountain Angler.

… and so much more!

There is plenty to see and do in Breckenridge, no matter what time of year you’re planning to visit. From winter to summer, this mountain town offers so much to explore, everyone will stay excited.  For many more ideas and fun, have a look at the full list of Breckenridge activities or challenge yourselves to do as many things as possible from this great list of 101 things to do in Breckenridge.