Dog Friendly Activities in Breckenridge, CO

There are 17 dog friendly activities in Breckenridge. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Breckenridge.

Pet Friendly McCullough Gulch Trail
McCullough Gulch Trail McCullough Gulch Trail is a 2.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. 1.6 miles into this hike you will come across the turquoise Upper Blue Reservoir and the nearby falls. You may choose to continue upward another 1.2 miles above the timberline. Should you decide to continue on this second part of the hike be sure to bring a topographic map and go on a cloudless day. See Details
Pet Friendly Carter Dog Park
Carter Dog Park Locals love to watch their pets play off-leash at this friendly neighborhood dog park, which is fully fenced. See Details
Crystal Lakes Trail Crystal Lakes Trail is an 8-mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. If you go in June though September, wildflowers will be in full bloom as you cross the alpine meadow at 10,400 feet, making for a truly beautiful hike. Fido will also appreciate the creek that criss-crosses the trail along the way, providing lots of opportunities for him to cool off along the way. Directions: From I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel south on HWY 9 through Frisco and to Breckenridge. Continue 2.3 miles south on HWY 9 past Breckenridge and turn right onto Spruce Creek Rd (County Rd 800). Take left turns at the forks for approximately 1.8 miles until you come to the Spruce Creek Trailhead. If you do not have 4WD you can park at the trailhead and walk up the road OR continue driving and at the first junction turn right onto Crystal Creek Road (FDR 803). This is a 4WD road that will take you to Lower Crystal Lake. Motorized travel is prohibited beyond Lower Crystal Lake. See Details
Astrophotography in the Rockies 'Astrophotography in the Rockies' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Maggie. Visit some of Colorado's greatest parks by night and learn how to take photos of the stars. Dogs are welcome with prior approval from the host. The experience lasts 5 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $225 per person. See Details
Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola Give Fido the chance to see the world from above on the Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola. The Gondola is free to ride for both people and pets and runs from mid-June through mid-September, and all of ski season. BreckConnect glides over a wildlife preserve and to the top of Peak 8 in the Rocky Mountains, making several stops along the way. Leashed dogs are allowed on the Gondola and can explore the base of Peaks 7 and 8. The Breckenridge Gondola is in operation from 8am to 5pm. Parking fees may vary throughout the year. See Details
Spruce Creek Trail/Mohawk Lake Trail This trail offers a variety of scenery as it climbs through lodgepole, spruce and fir forests and eventually to Lower Mohawk Lake which is nestled against the mountain walls. Beyond this lake the trail continues a short distance to Upper Mohawk Lake where you can enjoy views of Mt. Helen and the rugged southern section of the Tenmile Range. Please stay on the established trail above treeline, the alpine tundra is very fragile. It is approximately a 7 mile round trip hike with 1700 ft elevation gain See Details
Breckenridge Nordic Center Breckenridge Nordic Center welcomes Fido on one ski trail and two snowshoe trails. New Nordic World is a dog-friendly 1.2-kilometer cross country ski trail. The two dog-friendly snowshoe trails are the 1-kilometer are Little Red's Run and the 5.5-kilometer Robin's Nest. See Details
Blue River Bikeway The Blue River Bikeway is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Breckenridge! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Blue River Bikeway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Meadow Creek Trail Meadow Creek Trail is a 9 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. You may go one of two ways at this trailhead. If you choose the all-day, strenuous hike to Eccles Pass you will need a leash for Fido as it goes through the Wilderness area. The other option is to head towards Lily Pad Lakes, which is a short, pleasant hike with beautiful views. See Details
Gold Run Nordic Center Ski the dog-friendly slopes at Gold Run Nordic Center with your furry best friend! Peabody Placer, an intermediate trail, and the intermediate/difficult Preston Loop are both dog-friendly trails. Want to try your hand skijoring? Gold Run Nordic Center offers skijoring clinics where you and Fido can learn skijoring basics at an extra cost. See Details
Boreas Pass The Boreas Pass is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Breckenridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Patagonia Breckenridge Patagonia Breckenridge is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in this Breckenridge store. Full of high quality and stylish outdoor gear, it's the perfect place to stock up before an outdoor adventure. The store will be open every day of the week from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Marmot Breckenridge Marmot Breckenridge is pet-friendly. This sports and outdoor recreation store is open to pups on leashes. Come and check out their awesome outdoor supplies and gear. Marmot is open every day of the week from 9am to 9pm. See Details
The North Face Breckenridge The North Face Breckenridge is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners inside this outdoor apparel store. Check out the warm coats, shirts, goggles, ski gear and more. The North Face is open every day of the week from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Broken Compass Brewing Broken Compass Brewing is pet-friendly. There are always pups hanging out at this Breckenridge spot and they’re allowed inside, too. There's no kitchen, but a few restaurants deliver to the brewery. They are open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm and Friday to Sunday from 11am to 10pm, See Details
Goods Goods is pet-friendly. This local boutique stocks fashionable, brand-name clothing and footwear for men and women. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to help you sniff out the best items to restock your wardrobe. Goods is open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 7pm and Friday to Saturday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
Nordic World Trail Nordic World Trail is a pet-friendly snow destination in Breckenridge. This 1.2km trails welcomes dogs to join their owners on a ski or snowshoeing adventure in the Colorado countryside. Nordic World Trail is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Bighorn Park Off Leash Dog Area Pets are welcome to play off-leash in this beautiful open space in East Vail. Romp in wide open grassy fields and cool off in the small pond. See Details
Chihuahua Gulch and Lake Trail Even the biggest of big dogs will love this 6.1 mile hike in the White River National Forest that is named after the mighty Chihuahua. The trail is steep at times, but it also criss-crosses a stream several times which makes it easy for Fido to cool off along the way. There are also several small ponds along the way, which are a great spot to pause for a picnic with Fido. See Details
Adventure Ice Fishing Dillon Reservoir 'Adventure Ice Fishing Dillon Reservoir' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Adam. Experience the thrill of catching rainbow trout, artic char, and kokanee salmon through a hole in the ice with your pooch for company. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 6 and up. Rates start at $125 per person. See Details
Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad encourages well behaved pets to ride with their friends on any of their trains. The train rides start the end of May and run through the first weekend in October. Their conductors will talk to your pet prior to the ride, to make sure they will be comfortable. See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls and Lake Trail is a 8-mile hike in the White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours round-trip. When visiting Vail with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the 3000 foot uphill climb. If you not feeling THAT ambitious, you can cut the time (and elevation) in half by turning back once you reach the falls. See Details
Wheeler Lakes Trail Wheeler Lakes Trail is a 6.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will take you on the Gore Range Trail and through the Eagles Nest Wilderness. Best from June to October. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pitkin Lake Trail Pitkin Lake Trail is a 8.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours to complete with Fido. This steep trail will take you to Pitkin Lake and affords views of the beautiful mountain range. See Details