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Address: Breckenridge, CO
Activities: Driving, Viewing foliage

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Great hike

Drove up to the watertower, hiked up to the treeline...great for kids! A little steep in spots, but my 10, 8, and 6 year old did great and wanted to go back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Breckenridge
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Drove up to the watertower, hiked up to the treeline...great for kids! A little steep in spots, but my 10, 8, and 6 year old did great and wanted to go back!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We took this drive on a beautiful summer day. About 30 minutes to the top and 15 minutes down. Steep and dangerous drop offs, but well worth the trip. Lots of cool animals, grand vistas, and the old buildings and cabins at the top were very cool. Definitely worth a visit.

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Spring, Texas
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Fun road with great views. Can be a little scary. Bring your camera. Road is one lane and can be hard to turn around.

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Frisco, Tx
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Drove the length of this dirt road. About 15 miles. Some parts are a bit rough, after the rains, especially, but it is drivable in just about any type of car. The best views are in the first couple of miles on the north (Breckenridge) side. There is small forestry office at the top of the pass, at elevation 11,493... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I actually don't want to popularize this route as it was so nice and UNcrowded! Beautiful road with views and a cool old railroad town at the summit. Some areas are one car width only. Slow but fun drive!

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Centennial, Colorado
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

On Saturday we drove over Boreas Pass from Como (East) to Breck (West.) This is a fantastic Colorado experience that can be done in a two wheel drive car. My Hyundai Elantra GT took the road like a champ. On the east side the road is the worst but still not bad. The worst is on the steep climb right... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We enjoyed driving and waking along historic Boreas Pass road above Breckenridge. We stayed at Rock Ridge II condos. We especially enjoyed driving and walking along Blue River and stopping at various parks.

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Tarrytown, New York
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great hike but a bit rocky in parts in the upper area. Fun but be sure to wear sturdy shoes. ,,,Enjoy.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We hiked it first, and then took the road after. We enjoyed doing both. The road is narrow and straight down at times, but the views are amazing!!! The water tower at the end is very cool as well.

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Be sure to do this. Ideally in a 4 wheel drive but 2 wheel drive fine in summer ... and after you have acclimitised as you will get to 11,800ft at the top.

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Address: Breckenridge, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Breckenridge

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