Take a Scenic Hike

See some great sites, get your steps in, and breathe the fresh mountain air. Take a Hike?

Sunny Mountain Trail


Hiking is a popular pastime in Colorado, and the gorgeous scenery might be why. Summit one of the many peaks for a 360 degree view, or find abandoned mining equipment and ghosts of the past. Grab a  permit to collect mushrooms, or check out the plentiful wildflowers.



A Perfect Amanita

Perfect Amanita Mushroom

Stop to admire this shocking red beauty.


There are a ton of different hikes around the county for every skill level. The AllTrails Project website and app are great tools for anyone hiking in the area. You get trail maps and difficulty ratings, an recent reviews on the condition of the trail you want to hike. This is a great resource for making sure trails are clear and dry before tackling them.



Views from a mountain path

Every hike comes with a view.


The Dillon Ranger District issues free seasonal mushroom permits for personal use. Otherwise, hikers should be careful to abide by “Leave No Trace” standards. Plan to take trash with you and carefully extinguish any fires.



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People crossing a bridge on the Blue River Trail

Blue River Trail

A scenic, family-friendly, paved recreation trail that winds through Silverthorne.

Frisco CO Skate Park

Frisco Adventure Park

Find miles of hiking and biking trails, lakeside camping, a free skate park, a bike park, a disc golf course and a spectacular log-built day lodge.

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Sunset Pontoon Boat Ride

Party on a Pontoon

There’s nothing like a party on the lake. Bring a cooler and have a great day in the Summit County sun.

Girls in an Escape Room

Escape Rooms

Challenge your crew at one of the Escape Rooms around the county. Each offer a variety of different rooms and puzzles.