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Beautiful road for Driving, Cycling, or Hiking

We have a second home in Breckenridge, so have been on Boreas Pass in all the different seasons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie W
Austin, TX, United States
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We drove on parts of the Boreas Pass Road a few times on the way in and out of town and back to our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blaine, Minnesota
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“beautiful drive” (60 reviews)
“dirt road” (63 reviews)
“fall colors” (33 reviews)
Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a second home in Breckenridge, so have been on Boreas Pass in all the different seasons. The road is maintained from late spring until the end of October. Beautiful views of Goose Pasture Tarn in every season. Wildflowers in the spring & summer....More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove on parts of the Boreas Pass Road a few times on the way in and out of town and back to our rented house when visiting. Once we attempted to drive further, but then the paved road stopped, and the speed limit was...More

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and I took this drive on the way south towards Colorado Springs. There are some very nice leaf spotting areas and the overall drive is fairly spectacular.

Thank PACManBreck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily drivable with a regular passenger car, this Mountain Pass Drive is well worth doing. Phenomenal views, beautiful aspens, and scenery that is hard to find in the low lands. Though most of it is on a dirt road, the road is well cared for...More

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took the Boreas Pass Road from Breckenridge to Como then continued to FairPlay and returned on route 9. The dirt road porton was fantastic with great views and opportunities to explore nature along the road. We had a hand out from the visitors center...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This unpaved road meanders across the mountains allowing for many stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. There are several great places to stop to hand hike and can easily be made into entertainment for a full day.

1  Thank Gilligram
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Went to seethe fall colors but were disappointed as it had rained and snowed the previous week and we got to see only 40% of what would have been simply gorgeous. It's worth a trip in the fall in spite of the dirt road for...More

Thank Nutan P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I'm always stunned by the incedible beauty of the Rockies. Being from the Eastern US, we have nothing that quite compares. This pass is one of the most beautiful, located right in the Breck area.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a beautiful drive especially during the fall foliage but it can be a rather scary drive. The fall colors were beautiful and the drive is worth doing at least once, but the passengers in my car did not want to do it on...More

Thank NeedAVacationPlease
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The colors were beautiful and except for the first couple of miles from 285 driving towards Breckenridge the road was smooth. Bumpy alittle at the top also but my subaru drove it nicely. Was nice drive on a clear sky sunny day!

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30 June 2017|
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Response from PardonMeBoy | Reviewed this property |
What TomAB9 said. I would only add that the road gets narrow at times for two cars to pass and so you might use some caution when approaching vehicles in the opposit direction.
9 February 2017|
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Response from Janet F | Reviewed this property |
First of all, if you are heading for Steamboat, rent a 4wd SUV. We are having an epic snow year. You will be able to get around much better in a 4wd. The other answers are correct-you wont get very far up Boreas in... More
Jason Z
19 September 2016|
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Response from Deanna9 | Reviewed this property |
We live in Breck and the colors are gorgeous now, but supposed to peak next weekend...of course, there is a storm that they're saying could bring some snow next weekend too!