Breckenridge, Colorado

Things To Do In Breckenridge

There are so many great and wonderful activities to do while you are enjoying Breckenridge. Here is a list of a few with links to many websites.

Area Ski Resorts within 45 minute drive from Breckenridge Your Breckenridge Lift Ticket is Valid at these Keystone, A-Basin and depending on the type of ticket, Vail.
Keystone 20 minutes (offers night skiing) and Arapahoe Basin 30 minutes
Vail 45 minutes – generally with a multi-day pass you may use one day at Vail.
Copper Mountain 30 minute drive, Loveland 30 minutes

Cross Country Skiing: Both Breckenridge and Frisco have a nordic center with snoe shoe and cross country ski rentals and trails. Find out more information at

Ice Skating:
There are three ice skating rinks in Breckenridge. One is located at the Breckenridge Recreation Center where you can also find a rock climbing wall, racquet ball, tennis courts, basketball courts, two huge pools – one with a large slide and fountain (great for small children), weight rooms, exercise rooms, skateboarding park and more.
The other iceskating spot, Stephen C. Ice Arena, is just four blocks to the east of Lances West and there is an indoor and an outdoor rink to enjoy.
Maggie Pond also offers outdoor skating later in each season.

A good old fashioned (free) sledding hill for all ages is located at Carter Park behind the local elementary school – it is about a 15 minute walk. Sleds are provided in each condo.  Frisco has a brand new tubing hill and terrain park.  You go up the hill on a magic carpet and sled down in tracks.  The cost is by the hour.  Keystone and Copper Mountain have tubing hills accessible by rope tow. At Keystone, the cost is included with your Breckenridge multi-resort lift ticket however reservations are required. Call Keystone Resort at (970)496-4386 to make a reservation.

For Copper Mountain reservations for tubing call 866-416-9874. Kids must be 36″ tall to go tubing and they must ride solo.

Snow Shoeing:
Snow Shoeing Trails

Ice Sailing:

Sleigh Rides:

Snow Mobile Tours:

Dog Sleds (Ididarod)

Hiking Trails are just up the slope of the resort as it backs to National Forest. There are several other area hikes throughout Summit County you can find too.

There are over 50 miles of bike trails throughout Summit County that start just a few blocks away and can take you all the way to Vail.

Bike Rentals
Breckenridge Sports located in the Liftside Building and Beaver Run 970-496-7546
Alpine Sports 970-453-8100
Avalanche Sports 970-453-1461
Lone Star Sports 800-621-9733
Mountain Wave 970-453-8305

Breckenridge is about a 20 minute drive to the Frisco Bay Marina of Dillon Reservoir where boats, kayaks and canoes can all be rented.

Fishing (970)453-4665 (970)668-8804 (970)262-2878

White Water Rafting: 877-747-7238 800-328-7238 800-370-0581 800-755-3246

Gold Mining Tours: (970)453-4405

Horse Back Riding (970)453-4438 (970)453-2005

Hot Air Balloons (970)468-9280

Golf Breckenridge Golf Club (970)453-9104
Copper Mountain (970)968-3333
Keystone (970)464-3494
Tennis/Raquetball Courts
Breckenridge Recreation Center (970)453-1734

Alpine Slide
At the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge is a fabulous Alpine Slide with a mini golf course and a maze – open only in the summer.

Each condo complex has a pool with hot tubs or the Breckenridge Recreation Center has a great indoor pool with slides.

Concerts (970)453-9142

Theater (970)453-0199

Movies (970)453-7243
Trans-Lux Skyline Cinema (970)468-6315 (in Dillon)

Breckenridge, Colorado