Tubing in Summit County is the Ultimate Winter Rush

W hen it comes to winter activities, the truth is, it’s all just inventing creative ways to have fun in the snow. Arguably the most fun—and the simplest—of all snowbound games is snow tubing in Summit County. We love helping our vacation rental guests have the best experience while visiting Breckenridge. Besides skiing and snowboarding, tubing is undoubtedly what our Book Breck Vacation Homes guests ask us about the most.

There is NOT a tubing park in Breckenridge, however, tubing and sledding can be done at the free sledding hill at Carter Park in Breckenridge. There are multiple tubing parks in Summit County just outside of Breckenridge with magic carpets for easy trips back up the hill.

Summit County Tubing Locations:

  • Keystone Resort: Call 970-496-4386 or 800-354-4386
  • Frisco Adventure Park: Call (970) 668-2558
  • Copper Mountain: Call (866) 416-9874
  • Breckenridge Free Sledding Hill on High Street (see below where the best place in town is to find tubes)

Check out these Summit County resorts that take tubing to the next level:

Frisco Tubing

Frisco Adventure Park

Frisco Tubing Hill

Click here for more information on tubing at Frisco Adventure Park or call (970) 668-2558

621 Recreation Way, Frisco

The closest tubing hill to Breckenridge, the Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill is a great place for kids to be kids (36” or taller) and adults to be kids again! The hill features lengthy 1200-foot tubing lanes with lift service up the hill for tubing day or night under the lights. With evening hours of operation, you can enjoy an hour of tubing, have an adventure after a day of skiing, spend a full afternoon enjoying a beginner ski or snowboard lesson with an hour of tubing, or bring the whole family for a custom adventure!  Magic carpet takes riders back to the top to do it again!

Dates:  Nov 22, 2018 to late March 2019. Hours and days vary, click for more information.

Reservations: Reservations are highly recommended (required during peak times). You can register online or you can call 970-668-2558 to register by phone.

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Adventure Point at Keystone Mountain

Click here to see video from Adventure Point at Keystone Mountain

Keystone Mountain, Keystone

During the day or under the lights, snow tubing is a winter rite of passage. Enjoy the multi-lane hill, complete with a convenient lift for more laps per hour. Get ready for some serious fun. Tubing sessions run one hour long.

Dates: Open Daily November 2018 (tentative depending on weather)

Reservations: Reservations are required. To reserve call 970-496-4386 or 800-354-4386

Monday & Tuesday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday-Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm & 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Cost: $33/hour
Tubing Sessions are one hour long. Must be 42 inches or taller to tube. Everyone rides in their own tube!

Tubing Plus $35/hr
One hour of tubing plus a $5 Summit House Voucher.


Breckenridge Carter Park

High Street, Breckenridge

The Carter Park sledding hill does not have a magic carpet and requires a short hike up the hill, but bring your sleds and tubes and hit the snow for FREE. Come bundled for cold weather with sled or tube in tow and in no time, you’ll be gliding down a snow-covered hill at speeds guaranteed to bring a smile your face! Directions: Drive south on Harris Street in Breckenridge. The street dead ends at the parking lot for Carter Park.  Tip: Breckenridge Market at 311 South Ridge Street in Breckenridge sells snow tubes (as in photo above) which are your best option for sledding hill fun. The plastic sleds tend to break easily. Tubes are softer and go faster and further down the hill.

Dates: Open daily, snow dependent.

breckenridge tubing

Copper Mountain Tubing Hill

Dates:   Opens tentatively Dec 2018 to April 6, 2019

Green, blue, and black tubing lanes- choose your level of fun, or fun and scary!  Discounts available when purchased 24 hours in advance online.  Magic carpet rides for back up the hill.  The curved lanes make it distinctive from the hills listed above.

Reservations:  (866) 416-9874 to reserve tubing slots.

Rainbow Park

430 Rainbow Dr, Silverthorne

The Rainbow Park Sledding Hill in Silverthorne is the perfect place for families to play together. The sledding hill offers a variety of pitches and heights for all ages and wraps around the multi-purpose field, which is an ideal place for snowman building or throwing snowballs.

The Recreation Center is right next door with public restrooms, a warm lobby, and a variety of low-priced snacks on sale at the pro shop. For the more adventurous, many features at the Rainbow Park playground are accessible in the winter. The giant slide is a lot faster with snow pants, so hold on tight!

Parking is available adjacent to the hill and can be accessed via a driveway behind the Recreation Center. Or, simply park on the north side of the Recreation Center’s main parking lot at 430 Rainbow Drive.

Summit County has taken tubing to a whole new level, offering thrills for more adventurous visitors and a whole lot of giggles for the tamer set. Read on to find out why tubing in Summit County is the ultimate winter rush…

  • Tubing is easy and affordable. Unlike other ways of zipping down a hill or mountain, tubing doesn’t require any athletic skill or special equipment. Skiing and snowboarding are awesome, but they can be intimidating. Ziplining is amazing, but the heights can be a turnoff. Tubing? It’s just you, the tube and the snow!
  • The whole family can get involved. Nothing can make you feel like a kid again the way tubing can. If kids are in your party, you’ll be having a blast right alongside them.
  • It’s still an adventure. So you’re not doing any black diamonds while tubing, but you still get the thrill of a speedy downhill descent—some places even have lifts in their tubing parks, just like for skiers.

Whichever location you choose to go snow tubing in Breckenridge, let us help you find the perfect place where you can return and warm your toes. View our available 2-6 bedroom rentals in Breckenridge at BookBreck.com

Book Breck by 360 Blue is an award-winning vacation rental company located in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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