Hike to Sapphire Point Overlook

Swan Mountain Road

Distance

0.6 Miles

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

This short yet charming hike leads to a stunning overlook of Lake Dillon near Breckenridge, Colorado.

From Breckenridge, follow CO-9 N to Swan Mountain Road and take a right. The parking lot for the overlook trail will be on left coming from Breckenridge. 

This short, 0.6 mile walk gives a beautiful view of Lake Dillon and is an easy, family-friendly hike. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leash. The trail is clear cut and descends a few feet while looping around the side of the mountain to the overlook point. 

It is definitely a worthwhile stop on the road. 

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Good for beginners or visitors to the area

The trail at Sapphire Point and really short and flat, which is perfect for those that may be just visiting the area for the day or those traveling with families. You'll get great vistas of Lake Dillon and Summit County.

Distance

0.6 Miles

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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