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.
2020 Volunteer Events Coming Soon!
The Friends of Breckenridge Trails would like to thank everyone that came out this season to help with trail maintenance, planting, and new trail construction. You guys are amazing and we couldn't of done it without you.
2019 Highlights Include:
215 Total number of volunteers donating 1210 hours of work
Constructed 3,500 feet on the new RedPig Trail
Planted over 200 perennials at the new River Park
Conducted routine maintenance on Carter Park, B-Line, Barney Flow, Moonstone,
Jack's Cruel Joke, and Barney Ford Trail
Removed over 200 lbs. of dog waste from the B&B Trailhead, X10U8, and Minnie Mine Trail
June 1st: National Trails Day, Trail Love Carter Park, TLC CANCELLED, POOR CONDITIONS
Come join us for a trail maintenance day to give a little love to some of your favorite local trails: Carter Park, Moonstone, Barney Flow, B-Line, and Jack’s Cruel Joke! Please meet at the Carter Park parking lot 9am.
June 15th: Planting at the River Park
Help us to get the River Park ready for it’s Grand Opening by planting perennials. Then stay to enjoy the afternoon and play at the park! Pizza will be provided for lunch. Please meet at the River Park 9am. For more information click here
July 13th Redpig Trail
Help to construct a safe and sustainable trail connection from the Wellington Trail and Wellington Neighborhood to the Barney Ford Trail. This new trail will be constructed through a community wide effort in conjunction with Friends of Breckenridge Trails, Higher Ground Earthworks, and Summit County Open Space. Trail highlights include roughly 3,000 feet of new trail contouring through a beautiful north facing forest, existing mining ditches, unique rock outcroppings, and will be an important trail connection to French Gulch. For more information click here
July 27th: Redpig Trail
Give back to the trails you love to use! We aim to make new trail construction fun and safe. Join us to help construct this important trail connection, and regardless of your trail experience and age, by the end of the day you will know the basics of new trail construction. For more information click here
August 3rd: Redpig Trail
Join in on this community wide project to help construct a new singletrack, multi-use trail connecting the Wellington Trail to the Barney Ford Trail. For more information click here
August 24th: Redpig Trail
Do you enjoy working outside, using trails, and being surround by good people? Then please join us on this community wide project constructing a new single track trail connecting the Wellington Trail and Barney Ford Trail. For more information click here
September 7th: Redpig Trail
Please join us for our last trail building event of the season! Be a part of completing this new trail connecting the Wellington Trail and Barney Ford trail. For more information click here
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 in front of the Breckenridge Recreation Center (880 Airport Rd) 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 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 email@example.com.