Breckenridge is the county seat and the most populous town of Summit County, Colorado, United States.

Breckenridge Ski Resort has made the town a popular destination for skiers.

Summit County, Colorado

Summit County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado.

Towns: Breckenridge (the county seat), Blue River, Dillon, Frisco, Montezuma and Silverthorne.

Census-designated places: Copper Mountain, Heeney, Keystone

Ghost towns: Parkville

National protected areas: White River National Forest and Eagles Nest Wilderness

Ski areas: Arapahoe Basin (A-Basin or The Basin), Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone

Trails and byways: American Discovery Trail, Colorado Trail, Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, Great Parks Bicycle Route, Top of the Rockies National Scenic Byway, TransAmerica Trail Bicycle Route, Vail Pass National Recreation Trail and Wheeler Ten Mile National Recreation Trail

Lakes: The county has two reservoirs, Lake Dillon and Green Mountain Reservoir, that are also popular recreation sites.

Summit County, Colorado
Summit County, Colorado


Colorado named for the Colorado River and nicknamed the "Centennial State", is one of the Mountain States of the United States of America and it is known for its vivid landscape of mountains, forests, high plains, mesas, canyons, plateaus, rivers and desert lands. Colorado encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the north-eastern portion of the Colorado Plateau, or as nicknamed “High Country”, and the western edge of the Great Plains. Denver is the capital and most populous city of Colorado.

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