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Sawmill Reservoir

98 Snowy Ridge Drive, Breckenridge, CO
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Great day outdoors

This is a great place if you like to fish or have an easy hike. Great place to take little kids to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jcaeiouys
Easy, Scenic Hike

The Sawmill Reservoir hike is an easy and scenic introduction to hiking in Summit County. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mwcw
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“easy hike” (13 reviews)
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98 Snowy Ridge Drive, Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place if you like to fish or have an easy hike. Great place to take little kids to explore. Parking is limited but very few people will venture to this place because it is not hard core hiking. I enjoyed sitting...More

Thank jcaeiouys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sawmill Reservoir hike is an easy and scenic introduction to hiking in Summit County. It is right in Breckenridge at the Snowflake lift. The trail is well marked with good tread and parallels Sawmill Creek. It's about ½ mile in distance and a very...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This trail is really the best of both worlds-short enough for kids and older adults, yet beautiful and filled with excellent picture taking opportunities! We ran into some locals who told us it is a favorite spot for moose, but we did not see any...More

1  Thank F2015CPsusann
Reviewed 24 August 2017

If you want to do a hike while in Breckenridge, then I recommend the Sawmill Reservoir pathway. It begins under the Snowflake Lift (4 O’Clock Road & Kings Crown Road) and ascends from there. The terrain is pretty easy and the gurgling creek is so...More

1  Thank WRHouser
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Right off a residential street. You can drive to Sawmill Reservoir in 10 minutes from anywhere in Breckenridge. A very photogenic reservoir surrounded by pines and a mountain backdrop. The short hike around the reservoir is relatively flat and easily completed by anyone. A free...More

2  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great hiking trail. We are in our 80's and found the trail not difficult. We enjoyed this hike very much. The trail is along a beautiful river and we saw a weasel.

1  Thank Mexican71
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It's a good, simple trail. I was expecting a bit more of a challenge. But it is scenic and shaded for much of it. The lake at the end is nice, but you can also drive to it. I continued up the mountain for a...More

Thank MiltJ37
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My parents, husband and I decided to do a little hiking after we spent the morning up on the peak in Mid June. The hiking at Sawmill Reservoir was just amazing! The creek there was flowing and the water was great to see as you...More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

It was a nice short easy walk. The reservoir is small and pretty. We continued on and looped around. We saw a fox along the way. We also saw some beautiful homes.

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We have kids ages 6 and 8 and were looking for a short hike with some scenery. This trail didn't disappoint. We started at the Snowflake ski lifts and took the trail up to the Sawmill Reservoir (pond) area. The trail up to the reservoir...More

1  Thank jcofer84
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543berniek
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Response from jcofer84 | Reviewed this property |
I think it took us an hour and a half. We also took a break at the pond.
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