Friends of Breckenridge Trails

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Be Active, Get Outside, and Make a Difference You Can See!

 

The Friends of Breckenridge Trails is a program designed to provide an opportunity for locals and visitors to participate in the upkeep of the fragile habitats, open spaces and trail systems unique to the Town of Breckenridge.

Through volunteer efforts, Town open spaces, trails, historic sites and ecologically sensitive areas are maintained and restored, thereby creating fun opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.

2017 Volunteer Events 

June 3rd: Mineral Hill, National Trails Day
Over 4,000 feet constructed last year. Let’s finish this trail. Help construct this new backcountry trail connecting Minnie Mine to Lincoln Meadows in the Golden Horseshoe.

June 17th: Mineral Hill, New Trail Construction
Help construct this new technical backcountry trail that will connect Minnie Mine to Lincoln Meadows in the Golden Horseshoe.

July 8th: Weed Pull
Join us for a weed pull to help eradicate noxious weeds in Cucumber Gulch Preserve, the Town’s crown jewel of the Open Space program.

July 22nd-23rd: Claimjumper Trail, New Trail Construction ***
Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and Friends of Breckenridge Trails to construct a new trail, connecting the north end of Town to the Pence Miller Trail.

August 5th: Mineral Hill, New Trail Construction with Friends of Dillon Ranger District (FDRD)
Friends of Breck are joining forces with FDRD to help construct this new technical backcountry trail that will connect Minnie Mine to Lincoln Meadows in the Golden Horseshoe.

August 19th: Blue River Tree Planting
Help reestablish the Blue River corridor on the Town-owned McCain property by planting native trees and vegetation along the newly restored river bank.

September 2nd: Mineral Hill, New Trail Construction
Let’s finish this 2-year trail project and complete the connection between Minnie Mine trail and Lincoln Meadows in the Golden Horseshoe.

The Town also offers team building opportunities centered around trail construction efforts for businesses, families or other groups.

On the morning of the event, volunteers are encouraged to meet behind Town Hall (150 Ski Hill Road) at 9:00am for juice, coffee and snacks. A typical work day will end around 2:00 p.m. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Participants should bring lunch, gloves, sunscreen, sunglasses, sturdy footwear and a water bottle. All other materials will be provided by the Town. The Town requests each Volunteer fill out a waiver prior to the trail work. Please print a copy of the waiver to sign and bring with you when you check in.

***For Claimjumper Trail project please meet at the Stephens West Ice Arena at 8:00 am

For more information, or to Volunteer for a Friends of Breckenridge Trails project, please contact Tony Overlock, Open Space and Trails Division, at (970) 453-3189 or tonyo@townofbreckenridge.com.

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