Summit County, CO Hiking Trails

Top Hiking Trails in Summit County, CO for "leaf-peeping"

Breckenridge Hiking Trails:

Spruce Creek Trail to Mohawk Lakes Trail:  Dog and Horses welcome. A difficult-rated 8.4-mile hike (some describe as moderate). Trailhead parking is limited.

Gold Hill Trail:  Great starter trail. Incredible views. Family & Dog Friendly. Some find the first climb a bit steep but manageable. A moderate 6.2-mile (Some apps say 7) hike between Frisco and Breckenridge, this trail is part of the Colorado Trail that runs for 500 miles.

Dillon Hiking Trails:

Meadow Loop and Ridge Trail: Easy 3.2-mile Hike. Dog Friendly. Good for all skill levels. Lake. Scenic. Views. Family Friendly

Old Dillon Reservoir Trail: Easy 1.7-mile hike. Lake. Great views from the top. Some interstate highway noise. Not too long for young kids.

Frisco Hiking Trails:

Ten Mile Cayon Trail: Bike Path. Beautiful Aspens. Paved. Moderate 11.6-mile hike between Frisco and Copper Mountain.

North Ten Mile Creek Trail: Easy hike and great for snowshoeing. Levels out after 1st mile. Moderate 7.3-mile hike in and out. Dog Friendly. Lake. White River Forest National Park. Along stream with small waterfalls.

Rainbow Lake Trail: Easily accessible. Dog and Kid Friendly. Easy 1.5-mile hike. Mix of aspens and pines.

Silverthorne Hiking Trails:

Lily Pad Lake Trail: 3.3-mile hike. First .25 is a service road rather steep. Family and Dog friendly. Shaded.

Ptarmigan Trail: 4.6-mile trail. Moderate hike. Great views. Walk through aspens.