Breck Summer Fun Park Opens Friday
The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park is back and better than ever, opening Friday, June 14 at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Uniquely situated on the slopes, and easily accessed via the free BreckConnect Gondola, the Breck Summer Fun Park features activities for all ages, including the Gold Runner Coaster, Alpine Superslide, Breck Treks guided hikes, 4X4 off-road tours, new mountain Segway tours, a climbing wall, mini golf and more.
Starting Friday, the Fun Park will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. through Sept. 3, and then Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only Sept. 6 – 15, with free parking available for guests in the Gondola North parking lot. Free shuttle buses on the black route will begin service from the gondola lot starting this Friday at 9:30 a.m. The BreckConnect Gondola will also be running at this time with free service to the base of Peak 8.
Fun Park visitors can also enjoy dining during the day on the spectacular Ski Hill Grill patio conveniently located at One Ski Hill Place at the base of the Fun Park. In addition, the T-Bar and Ski Hill Grill will be open daily through Sept 15, 2013, from 11 a.m. until the gondola closes. Sevens restaurant, on Peak 7, will also be open daily beginning June 14th, from 11 a.m. -10 p.m. for both lunch and dinner.
Stay and Play Lodging
With tons of activities to choose from on an all-day ticket, the Fun Park is the most fun you and your kids will have in Colorado this summer. Plus, when you book one or more all-day Fun Park tickets for you or your child, you’ll get 30% off lodging at a variety of properties in town – including the top rated Mountain Thunder Lodge. Full offer details information on all vacation packages can be found at Breckenridge.
Mountain Cleanup Day
Breckenridge Ski Resort and Vail Resorts Echo also invite the public to the annual Mountain Cleanup Day and Local Appreciation Day Thursday, June 13. Crews will start from the Peak 8 Base and head out all over the resort to help beautify our trails for the official start to summer. For more information, including a complete list of all the events taking place during this weekend’s official “Breck Kickoff to Summer” festival, please visit www.Breckenridge.com.
Because of current snow conditions, mountain biking programs and Segway Tours will open at later date and hiking programs will be limited. Keep checking Breckenridge or call 970-453-5000 for updates on those activities. All Breck Summer Fun Park activities are weather dependant; get the latest updates, purchase Fun Park tickets online and stay connected all summer long at facebook.com/Breckenridge and @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.
– Kristen Petitt Stewart