Some of the best local hiking and backpacking trails in Colorado are all within minutes of your Wildernest Vacation Rental!
Explore the majestic beauty of Summit County by foot, ski, or bike! Browse all of the great local hiking options below and pick up the trail guides available when you check in. Know before you go - check this article for great hiking tips. See you on the trail!
Breckenridge is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts looking for wildlife and adventure. This area is popular due to the different mountain hiking trails, mountain biking, and fly fishing along the Ten Mile Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Copper Mountain, opened in 1972, is loved by many. Its most notable attraction is the Ski Area, which in the beginning of 2011 was named the official downhill training venue for the US Ski Team. Many hikers and backpackers come here for the view of Spaulding Ridge. Frisco is its closest town.
During the skiing season, the Dillon Reservoir area is widely populated by tourists and vacationers. Dillon is close to four ski resorts: Arapahoe Basin, Keystone Ski Resort, Breckenridge, and Copper Mountain. In the summer, Dillon Lake is famous for sailing and camping.
Frisco, Colorado is home to 2,800 year round residents and four ski areas. The county attracts over 3 million tourists per year. Points of attraction include the Frisco Adventure Park, Frisco Bay Marina, and the Frisco Historic Park and Museum.
Keystone is a haven for skiers and snowboarders, and home to some of the best golf courses in the state of Colorado. Situated between three mountains, summers in Keystone are perfect conditions for hiking and mountain biking.
Montezuma, Colorado has some of the most popular backcountry skiing, snowmobiling, and hiking trails in Summit County. Montezuma is also listed as one of Colorado's top scenic places in John Fielder's "Best of Colorado" book.
The town of Silverthorne is known for two National Forest Service Trail Heads, four parks, and many other outdoor recreational activities. The Blue River is Silverthorne's link to the trail system that travels from Keystone to Glenwood Springs.