Homes For Sale Breckenridge Colorado Hiking Paradise
Within 30 minutes of homes for sale in Breckenridge, Colorado, are the Blue, Colorado, Arkansas, South Platte, and Williams Fork Rivers and a large number of trails nestled within the backcountry of Summit County. Whether you are a beginner or advanced hiker, you can experience the Colorado mountains in all of their majesty! This area is home to the fourteeners, a series of 14,000 peaks which can be hiked even in a day, all the way to the summit and back. These mountains are a hiker’s paradise. You can choose a trail that could literally start from your backyard as many homes literally back up to the National Forest. With a trail map, a canteen, sunscreen and good hiking boots, one can explore for miles and miles.
The mild summer temperatures make for a wonderful experience. You park your car at a trailhead and choose the hike that fits your experience and fitness profile. You can walk along streams or up the mountains. Almost any direction that you go, the views of the mountain vistas are fantastic! Make sure that you take a camera.
From Breckenridge, Co., you can head up to the Peak 9 base and enter the Burro Trail on the woods at the left side of the ski slope. There is also a trail that leads from behind Main Street Station. It is perfect for families and dogs as well as early morning runners.
If you go to Carter Park that is located at S. High St. and E. Adams Ave, you will find the entrance to the many hiking trails off the Moonstone Trail. You can literally hike for miles from that starting point.
Further south from town of Boras Pass Road, up above the ice skating rink, is the Boras Pass Trailhead. The trail from this area can take you all the way to Blue River, about eight miles away going past the Goose Tarn (Lake) on the Blue River and then on up into the Coronet Subdivision.
As you can see, we have not scratched the surface of the trails or the rivers in the area but already have enough hikes for a week!