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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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  • It is worth the drive anytime. Summer, it's beautiful and cool. Fall the aspens are changing. Spring, Flowers-Flowers-flowers  more »
  • It's a road with attitude. It's beautiful in summer and fall with mountain views and leaf peeping. In Winter, it can be an ice slick. There are locals and tourists living close to this road. Mountain ...  more »
  • Road was closed due to snow, but we walked about 1 mile up the road to see beautiful views of Breckinridge. Parked at a trail head but you need snowshoes to walk the trail  more »