If you can walk, you can snowshoe, and the Breckenridge Nordic Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoe Trails is one of those winter adventures perfect for your Colorado family vacation. How does 18 Km scenic single track snowshoe trails sound? You’ll wind in and out through old growth spruce forests with scenic overlooks in Cucumber Gulch along the Beaver Meadows Trail. (Scroll down to view YouTube video and see for yourself!)
Although Colorado is a skier’s paradise in winter, for those non-skiers, snowshoeing is a perfect option to get out there and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Snowshoeing can be a strenuous, calorie burning fast pace or a leisurely, enjoy-the-view hike. It’s up to you to pick the pace, and with 18 kilometers at the Breckenridge Nordic, you’ll have plenty of space to enjoy your Colorado winter vacation or break.
The Town of Breckenridge
An authentic Victorian mining town, Breckenridge is your Colorado family vacation Mecca, nestled between the magnificent Ten Mile Range and Continental Divide. The town and Breckenridge Ski Resort offer alpine skiing, ice skating, a full Recreation Center, town cultural event center, restaurants, shopping, wine tasting, day spas and more.
Where to Stay: One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort
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