Breck Summer Fun Park Opens This Weekend

12 June 2012
The Breckenridge Summer Fun Parkis back and better than ever, opening this Friday, June 15 at the base of Peak 8 at the 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, pony rides, 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 through Sept. 16, with free parking available for guests in the Gondola North parking lot. Free shuttle buses will begin service from the gondola lot starting this Friday, and the BreckConnect Gondola will start running with free service this Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
Breckenridge Ski Resort and Vail Resorts Echo also invite the public to the annual Mountain Cleanup Day and Local AppreciationDay this Thursday, June 14. 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
All Breck Summer Fun Park activities are weather dependant; get the latest updates and stay connected all summer long at @breckenridgemtnon Twitter, or by calling (970) 453-5000. 
For full details on all events taking place in Breck this summer, including the new Breck Kids’ Summer Day Camp, and to purchase Fun Park tickets online, visit

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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is

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