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Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

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Historical Boreas Pass Road provides unmatched views of Colorado's rugged Rocky Mountains. Walk, drive, or hike the 10.6 km (6.6 mi) pass to discover far-reaching views of the Blue Valley and Tenmile Range. The pass, which sits at an elevation of 3,499 m (11,481 ft), served as an early route for thousands of prospectors during the Colorado Gold Rush, and served as a railway bed from the late 1800s until 1937. Please note that a section of the road is not paved and can be rough. Take a look at our Breckenridge itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Boreas Pass Road and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.

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  • This was absolutely worth the drive. Some areas are tight, so go slow and be watching for other vehicles but the road is well-kept and we didn't have any problems with a Honda Acord.  more »
  • It was quite an thrill to follow the old railroad over the pass and experience the sights and some of the feel of what the engineers may have felt. There is a section where you can still see the rails...  more »
  • You will not be bored on this road. There are some amazing views and things to see. A lot of history on this trip. Take your time and enjoy everything.  more »