Waterfall Reward

McCullough Gulch

Bridge across McCullough Gulch

Located just south of Breckenridge near the Blue River town hall, McCullough Gulch Trail is a popular hike offering a forested trail along a creek up to a waterfall. At the top, hikers are rewarded with views of rocky peaks, and different wildflowers for each summer months. Reservations are required for this trailhead June through September from 5 am to 3 pm, outside of this time period parking is free and first come, first served. Reservation prices change based on peak and non-peak days. Four-hour short-term reservations are also available. Shuttles to and from the trailhead run 7 days a week from June through September. Pick up and drop off are at the South Gondola Parking Garage and parking is free at the garage using a code provided in your shuttle ticket confirmation email. For more information on parking at the McCullough Gulch Trail Head, visit https://hikequandary.com/.

Length: 3.6 Miles

Rating: Moderate

Elevation Gain: 1,017 Feet

Route Type: Out & Back

Trailhead: 2179 McCullough Gulch Rd