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Let’s Go Sledding

Are you looking for a winter activity the entire family can enjoy to escape the hustle and bustle of the ski area? Perhaps a day of sledding in Breckenridge is just what you are looking for!

It may be a bit chilly outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t shake those winter blues by playing in the snow right in downtown Breckenridge! What’s great about sledding is that you don’t need any fancy equipment — just pick up your sleds from the local City Market, bundle up in your snow gear, and head out for a Grand adventure!

Carter Park

Carter Park has a free walk-up, a sled-down hill located four blocks east of Main Street near the Breckenridge Elementary School. The sledding hill is wide, but it does get busy throughout the day, so make sure to plan ahead. The park offers stunning mountain views, bathroom facilities, and picnic tables where you can share a snack.

Don’t forget to bring your furry family members. In addition to the sledding hill, Carter Park has the largest dog park in town where your furry family member will be sure to make new friends.

Location: 300 S. High Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Runaway Sledding Hill

The new Runaway Sledding Hill is a walk-up man-made hill located off Airport Road on Fraction Drive. The hill is regularly groomed, and although there is no indoor warming hut, there are on-site porta-potties.

If you decide to buy a sled from our local City Market, there is a sled shed where you can donate the used sled for another guest to use!

Location: 1730 Airport Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Frisco Adventure Park

The Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill is made up of several lanes, with each lane having a different experience. There are some lanes that are less intense, while others are steeper with more rolling terrain. The tubing hill is accessible by a surface life, making it the ideal activity for the entire family.

Reservations are required! They can be made by calling 970-668-2558 or by clicking here.

Location: 621 Recreation Way, Frisco, CO 80443

Get Tubular in Summit County

Want to make your family ski trip extra special? Check out these four awesome tubing hills in Summit County, and watch your kids have the time of their lives while racing down the hill. Better yet, make memories with them, hop in your own tube and zoom down that hill together!

Tubing at Frisco Adventure Park

Frisco Adventure Park

1) Frisco

The Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill is a place for kids to have fun and adults to feel like kids again! The tubing lanes are 1,200′ long and include a lift service up the hill so you don’t have to hike. That means more tubing and less huffing and puffing! The tubing hill is open until 6 pm, so the fun doesn’t have to stop when the chairlifts do.

Dates: November 26 – April 10, 2016 (weather permitting)

Hours: 10 am – 6 pm

Cost: $25/hour, $10 for an extra hour

Height Requirement: Riders must be 36” or taller

Reservations: Highly recommended – Call (970) 668-2558 or book online

Covered Magic Carpet at Keystone Adventure Point

Keystone Adventure Point

2) Keystone

Tubing at Adventure Point is a sure fire way to make sure your child has the time of their life on your family ski trip. The tubing hill at keystone has a covered magic carpet ride to the top, ensuring more smiles and giggles per hour. There is also a smaller and free children’s tubing area for littler ones under 42″ so everyone in the family can have fun together.

Dates: November 25 – April 10, 2016 (weather permitting)

Hours: Monday & Tuesday: 10 am – 3 pm; Wednesday-Sunday 10 am – 2 pm & 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cost: $33/hour

Height Requirement: Riders must be 42” or taller – Children shorter than this can ride on the smaller free hill right next to Adventure Point

Reservations: Required – Call (970) 496-4386 or 800-354-4386

Tubing at Keystone Adventure Point

Keystone Adventure Point

3) Copper

The Tubing Hill at Copper is outright exhilarating. In their own words, “all tubing hills are not made equal.” The lanes are extra wide and have banked curves, bringing this hill to a whole new level. Not only does Copper kick the thrill aspect up a few notches, but they make it easier for you to get those extra laps in. They provide riders with a quick and efficient service lift back up the mountain called “The Stinger.” The tow is hooked directly onto your tube, so you can just sit back and relax while you get whisked to the top for another run.

Dates: December 6 – April 10, 2016 (weather permitting)

Hours: Vary, 11 am – 4, 6, or 7 pm. Click here for a detailed calendar

Cost: $26/hour, $10 for an extra hour

Height Requirement: Riders must be 36” or taller

Reservations: Required – call 866-416-9874 or book online 1 day in advance and save 20%!

Tubing at Copper Mountain Photo courtesy of skicoupons.com

Tubing Hill at Copper Mountain
Photo courtesy of: skicoupons.com

4) Vail

Tubing at Adventure Ridge is also an option if you are over in Vail or Beaver Creek. This tubing hill is a bit more expensive, but still a great time! However, Adventure Ridge is open later than other locations; they kick on the lights when it gets dark so you can still ride for a few more hours!

Dates: December 16 – April 2, 2016 (weather permitting)

Hours: 2 pm – 9 pm

Cost: $40/three runs or $70/unlimited

Height Requirement: Riders must be 42” or taller

Reservations: Required – call (970) 754-4380 or (970) 754-4380

Vail Resorts Adventure Ridge

Adventure Ridge at Vail
Photo courtesy of: thevailcollection.com

Now get geared up, grab your family and friends, and get ready have some serious fun! If you are looking for something to do that is similar to tubing, but don’t want to break the bank, check out sledding at Carter Park in Breckenridge. It’s free and you can still have all that quality family fun time! Click below for our latest lodging special, or click here for other discounted lodging deals in Breckenridge.

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