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Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge
(4.8/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We took a day and drove up the pass from Breck. It was a nice scenic ride. The rode gets a little iffy and narrow along the way, not even enough room for 2 cars around some of the curves. Some of the ...  more »
  • Winding trails that climb to the top of the mountains on the other side of the Colorado-9 highway. Offer majestic top-views of the Peak 7,8,9 and 10. Part of the road is closed in the winter. 
  • While not for the faint hearted, this drive provides spectacular views and feels like you've been transported to your own ideal world. The road is narrow at times and often very rough, so the 10 MPH s...  more »