Fall Colors   in Colorado's Mountain Towns


Come   to Breckinridge for the Summer.  There are so many activities to choose from.   Paddle a canoe, enjoy a concert, sail on nearby Lake Dillon, raft the river, mountain bike to the mountain summits, play a round of golf.

But if you just want to relax, stroll, shop, and eat, you will find boutiques, fine restaurants, a beautiful river walk, and warm sunshine.

Lodging Reservations

Fishing in Summit County Colorado

Black Lakes

  • Some facts   Large shoreline
  • How to Find It  Drive north of Breckinridge on Colo 9 to I 70 (@10 miles).  : Go west on I 70 to exit 190 which is Route 91.  Exit left and cross over I70.  Make an immediate right to the lakes.
  • What you can catch?  Rainbow trout

Dillon Reservoir

  • Some facts   Built in 1963, it is the largest body of water in the Denver water supply.  There are beautiful views of mountain ranges.  Fishing boats are available to rent from the Marina.  Day use boat fees are $6.00.   All boats are allowed.
  • How to Find It  From Breckinridge, drive north on Colo 9 to the Frisco Bay Marina.  To get to the Dillon Marina continue on Colo 9 to Interstate 70.  Continue east to the Silverthorn exit #205 and take Hwy 6 to the Dillon Marina. Drive route 6 to the summit of Loveland Pass where parking is marked. The hike begins with the steps to the ridge of the Continental Divide.
  • What you can catch?  Kokanee, rainbow trout, sucker.
  • Call for more information  970-468-5400, Dillon Ranger District

Lower Cataract Lake

  • Some facts   Falls drop 300 feet down the cliff to the stream.
  • How to Find It  From Breckinridge, drive north on Colo 9 to Interstate 70.  Drive west to the Silverthorne Exit #205 and then continue on 9 north for 16-1/2 miles.  Turn left on Heeney Road #30 and go 5.4 miles to CR 1725.  Turn left and continue another 2.6 miles to the parking.

The Blue River

  • Some facts   On its way to the Dillon Reservoir, the Blue River flows through Breckinridge as a freestone fishery.   Below Dillon Reservoir, the river flows through Silverthorne on its way the Green Mountain Reservoir.  It meets the Colorado River near Kremmling.
  • What you can catch?  Rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout