Top 7 Summer Activities in Breckenridge

Summer is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited for warm weather, sunshine and the endless outdoor activities that make Breckenridge one of the best places to visit. From hiking to biking, summer dog sledding and a fun park, rafting to stand up paddleboarding, we are here to make sure you know all the top activities to try on your next trip to Breckenridge. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss:

Summer Fun Park

If you are looking for a way to enjoy the mountains in the summer there are tons of activities to try at the Summer Fun Park on Peak 8 in Breck. They have endless activities for kids and adults alike. They offer activities like the infamous GoldRunner Alpine Coaster, Alpine Slide, zipline, mountain biking, hiking, safari tours, Gold Summit climbing wall, bungee trampoline, tubing, mini golf and much more! Read about all the activities, here.


There is hardly a better way to experience the mountain other than a hike to a bird’s eye view of the mountain ranges. Breckenridge is filled with countless miles of hiking trails. From novice to advance there is a trail for everyone to channel their outdoor enthusiast and enjoy all that that the majestic Rocky Mountains have to offer.

Mountain Biking

Whether you love to mountain bike or are simply curious to try; Breckenridge is a great place to go! There are many shops in town you can rent from and plenty of trails to explore. Breckenridge is also a host to numerous biking events throughout the year including tours, races, demos and more. Check out Breck Bike Week going on June 23-25th for all you need to know about this event!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

A newer activity to Breckenridge, stand up paddle boarding has become very popular. Stop by Maggie Pond for a morning or afternoon yoga session, or stop by anytime and paddle across the lake.

Fly Fishing

Gold Medal fishing water is just minutes away from the town of Breckenridge. This calming but also rewarding activity is a great way to spend the day in the mountains. There are plenty of fly shops in the summit county area that can give expert advice on how to catch these native fish as well as guides who can take you on a journey to catching your very own Colorado trout!

Summer Dog Sledding

Dog sledding in the summer? Commonly referred to as “diggling”, it may seem like an odd thing to do this time of year, but is no doubt a fun and unique experience. Hang on the scooter and let the dogs tug you through trails in the mountains.


Golf in the high country and watch your ball soar farther than ever before! Breckenridge is home to three nine hole Jack Nicklaus Signature courses. This golf course has a variety of courses with the mountain views that will not disappoint. The golf course opens early May and closes early October.


Get a thrill and float down the rapids of the Colorado River. Located about 45 minutes from Breckenridge this activity is a great way to spend a vacation with friends or family. There are plenty of rafting companies in Breckenridge that will take you out on the river and provide transportation to and from the river.

Breckenridge is the perfect place to visit and experience an endless amount of activities. Whether bonding with family, relaxing with a scenic mountain view or experiencing adventurous activities, Breckenridge has something for everyone! Book your next vacation with and save money on your lodging today.