Summit County Summer Hikes

May 5, 2020 / / by: Brittany De Graaf

Breckenridge and greater Summit County have a seemingly endless trail system to enjoy all year round.  Summer in the high country is the perfect time to get out and explore with the entire family. From kid-friendly 1.5 mile hikes to full afternoon 6.8 mile hikes, there is something for everyone. Whether you are headed out on a short or long hike, make sure to bring water, snacks, sunscreen, and a camera!

Learn more about a variety of local Summit County trails below.


Trail name: Iowa Hill

Trail length: .7 mile loop

Trail difficulty: Easy


Trail Name: Burro Trail

Trail Length: 3.2 miles out

Trail difficulty: Moderate


Trail name: Meadow Creek Trail

Trail length: 8.4 miles out and back

Trail difficulty: Moderate


Trail Name: Mohawk Lakes

Trail Length: 6.8 miles round-trip (to Lower Mohawk)

Trail difficulty: Moderate


Trail name: North Tenmile Creek

Trail length: 6.5 miles, round trip

Trail difficulty: Moderate


Trail name: Peaks Trail

Trail length: 15.3 one way

Trail difficulty: Hard

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