Summit County is known for its extreme pleasures. Whether it be the serene Summit County climate, the amazing ski slopes, the gorgeous balloon rides overlooking the vast Colorado Rockies, you'll find just about anything you can imagine within Summit County. Breckenridge kayaking is no exception.
Looking for some clean, wholesome but extreme kayaking fun? The kayak park in Breckenridge Colorado is Colorado's largest kayak park. Stretching over 1,800 feet the Breckenridge kayak park has 15 features including splash rocks, drop structures, eddie pools, play waves, and s-curves. Riding down the kayak park is absolutely free of charge (although you might have to pay for kayak rental) and is available April through August, water conditions permitting.
Not too far from Breckenridge kayaking you will find Colorado Kayak, one of the best kayak rental services in the state. With easy access to the Arkansas River, Colorado Kayak assists visitors take extreme trips down some of the most extreme whitewater regions known to man. The Arkansas River is one of the most popular whitewater rivers in the world, and is a great place to go for your Summit County kayaking adventure.
Perhaps whitewater kayaking and riding through 1,800 feet of splash rocks, drop structures and s-curves is a little bit too extreme for your tastes. Perhaps you'd rather experience Summit County kayaking on a more gentle scale. Take a ride out to Lake Dillon, the largest lake in Summit County that is popular among fishermen, boaters and kayakers.
Lake Dillon lies in the heart of Summit County, and is truly a boaters paradise. Surrounded by the gorgeous Colorado Rockies, there are plenty of great kayaking possibilities here. On the northwestern part of the lake you will also find the island area. Kayak out to the island and hop on shore, checking out this unique island on this beautiful lake. Or just paddle around on the lake, taking in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the beautiful Summit County climate.
Whatever your tastes in kayaking Summit County kayaking offers the answer. From extreme whitewater rides to rides through Colorado's largest kayak park to peaceful rides on Lake Dillon, you'll find everything here in Summit County.
Once you've arrived in Summit County and want to learn more about getting involved in these exciting kayaking opportunities, you'll want to head out to the Summit County Activities Center. They have a wide array of activities guides telling you everything you need to know about experiencing the fun and excitement that Summit County has to offer.
With so many amazing opportunities, it is no surprise that Breckenridge has become one of North America's most popular year-round resorts. Breckenridge kayaking is just one of the many summer activities you will find here, and there is no beating the spectacular skiing of the winter time. Summit County has something for everyone.