Summit County is a wonderful place to spend some time during the fall. It is hard to beat the beauty of shades of yellow and orange taking over a hillside. While there are ample locations to go leaf-peeping we have a few favorites that are good for most ages and activity levels!
Looking to hike to an alpine lake but want to avoid the crowds of other popular trails? Lake Emma might just be the hike for you! While other lake hikes might be an all-day adventure, Lake Emma will only take a couple of hours while still offering epic views! Enjoy this moderately challenging 1.6-mile hike […]
Hoosier Pass Loop is a short trail that is moderately difficult. Located at the summit of Hoosier Pass, between Breckenridge and Alma, Hoosier Pass Loop is a great way to experience the above-treeline environment. Hikers can view pine forests, wildflowers, Montgomery Reservoir, and soaring fourteen-thousand-foot peaks from the high alpine.
Lily Pad Lake is an easy trail suitable for the whole family! Located in the Wildernest area, Lily Pad Lake Trail offers a little bit of everything- views of Lake Dillon and mountain peaks, serenity and calm of the forest, wildflowers, and two alpine lakes. Enjoy this easy 3.3-mile hike for a taste of everything […]
Old Dillon Reservoir is a popular, easy trail that the whole family can do- and it won’t take the whole day. The hike will lead through aspens and pines to the Old Dillon Reservoir, built in the 1930s to supply water to the original town of Dillon. The old town of Dillon is covered by […]
Snow is melting, rivers are roaring, and the waterfalls are flowing! Watching the cascading water roar over rocks while you sit back, relax and enjoy the view…what could be better? We’ve compiled the BEST waterfall hikes in Summit County, just for you. Grab your hiking buddy and go on a picturesque adventure this summer!