Breckenridge Fall Colors
Fall in Breckenridge means tunnels of golden aspens, cooler but sun-kissed evenings, and breathtaking alpenglow across the mountain tops. Whether you’re in your car, on a bike, or on your feet, you’ll be sure to fall for these locations with the best Breckenridge fall colors…
The most-visited leaf peeping location is the famous Boreas Pass Road. Follow the dirt road along Baldy Mountain lined with golden aspen trees and panoramic Ten Mile Range views. Drive, hike, or bike! Head back further to Bakers Tank for more stunning fall colors.
Just in town, aspens line Main Street and the Riverwalk Center. With surrounding mountain views, relax or stroll riverside among the golden fall colors.
French Gulch to Sallie Barber Mine
Hike or bike the trails of French Gulch this autumn. Follow the road north to the Sallie Barber Mine trailhead. This scenic trail is full of golden aspens, and is great for beginners! The original mining equipment remnants make this trail unique and looks beautiful among the fall colors.
Blue Lakes Road
Drive, hike or bike this scenic dirt road near Quandary Trailhead, south of town. Blue Lakes offers stunning mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and sometimes mountain goats! The fall colors are gorgeous this time of year. Don’t miss the sunset, when the the valley glows and reflects on the serene lower lake.
This trail lives up to it’s name. It’s a must visit for fall foliage viewing! Aspen Alley is an easy hike, very close to town and has dense aspen groves with gorgeous views of the ski resort.
No matter where you go this fall in Breckenridge, you’ll spot those beautiful golden aspens among the mountains.
Looking for more things to do this fall? Check out some of our favorite fall events, beautiful hikes for beginners and more! And if you’re ready to book your Breckenridge vacation, check out our collection of rentals…