Summer Time in Breckenridge, Colorado
Diversity is Breckenridge's strong point, offering visitors any number of summer options from outdoor activities, Rocky Mountain festivals to thrill filled adventures. As the old saying goes, people move here for the winter, but stay for the summers.
- Breckenridge boasts the country's only 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed municipal course
- With three "nines" open, golfers can enjoy the option to play three rounds of nine holes without ever playing the same course twice
- The course is rated among the Top 10 in difficulty in Colorado from its professional tees
- The recently renovated clubhouse features a restaurant, pro-shop and clubroom.
The golf course is located about 3 miles north of the Town business district. Coming from Breckenridge drive north on Highway 9 to Tiger Road. Turn right on Tiger Road and proceed until the second right turn, which will take you to Clubhouse Drive. Coming from Interstate 70, take exit 203 and turn south on Highway 9. Go 7 miles to Tiger Road. Turn left on Tiger Road and proceed to Highlands Drive, turn right and proceed to Clubhouse Drive. The course is about two hours from Denver International Airport.
- A city maintained and open to the public white-water kayak park is located on the Blue River at the north end of town.
- The park includes eight water features and splash rocks for different ability levels.
- Kayakers wishing to use the park can do so free of charge.
The Peak 8 Fun Park, located at the base of the ski resort's Peak 8 facilities, offers the following activities:
- Colorado's first alpine slide (circa 1978) allows riders to mount specially-designed wheeled sleds before a half-mile plummet on a fiberglass track that includes curves, banked turns, and straight-aways.
- The slides three tracks range in challenge and grade.
- Riders control their speeds by using a handbrake on each sled.
- The Colorado SuperChair offers scenic chair rides and bike haul from the base of Peak 8 to base of Horseshoe bowl.
- Lifts operate from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
- Breckenridge Superputt miniature golf features natural terrain features- no windmills here!
- The resort maintains a 35-mile mountain bike trail network spanning Peaks 8 & 9
- Mountain bike rentals are available at the resort
- Colorado's largest maze challenges individuals and groups navigate a two-level wooden labyrinth in timed trials
- Breckenridge Stables feature one- and two-hour guided rides throughout Peaks 8, 9 and 10 daily
- For more information call 970/453.4438
- The Alpine BBQ is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with snacks, beverages and grilled items
- More than 40 miles of paved bike path winds its way through the county and over the pass to Vail
- More than 200 miles of backcountry hiking and biking trails, including a portion of the famed Colorado Trail, take outdoor enthusiasts into the Arapaho National Forest
- Other activities include camping, horseback riding, fishing, sailing, white-water river rafting, swimming, four-wheeling tours, tennis, indoor recreation center, ghost town tours, concerts, in-line skating, gallery tours, nature tours, arts and crafts festivals, indoor and outdoor miniature golf and hay rides
For more details on summer in Breckenridge, visit www.gobreck.com.