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Guided Wilderness Hike: Illinois Creek

Explore Breckenridge nature every Thursday this summer!

Looking for an expert to teach you about the flora and fauna of our local forests?  Interested in the natural and cultural history of our beautiful mountain paradise?  Our professional guides lead weekly explorations of the Breckenridge backcountry.  From easy to difficult, these hikes entice your senses and teach you all you ever wanted to know about our high alpine home. All hikes meet at the Breckenridge Recreation Center, located at 880 Airport Road. 


Be sure to dress for the weather and anticipate thunderstorms. Bring water, rain jacket, sunscreen, and hiking boots or shoes. No dogs allowed. Click here to complete a waiver for each person prior to the hike. Click “Register Now!” to register for dates below.

Register now Online! Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:30-11:30am
     Pre-register - Adults 18+ $15, Ages 6-17 $10
     Same-day - Adults 18+ $20, Ages 6-17 $15

Dates/Hike Locations:
June 13: Sunbeam/Carter Park Loop: Portrait of Breckenridge (Moderate-Difficult)
June 20: Select 10/F&D Placer: A History of Breckenridge (Moderate)
June 27: B&B Trail: Historical Mine Sites (Easy)
July 11: Illinois Creek: Views of Breckenridge (Moderate-Difficult)
July 18: Sawmill Creek: Shadows & Waterfalls (Moderate)
July 25: Wakefield Blue River Trail: Fun for Everyone (Easy-Moderate)
August 1: Lower Flume Trail: Mines of the Times (Easy-Moderate)
August 8: New! Tom's Baby: A Heart of Gold (Easy-Moderate)
August 15: X10U8 Trail: Life of a Miner (Moderate)

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