Sallie Barber Mine Trail

EASY 97 reviews
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Sallie Barber Mine Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Breckenridge, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
436 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

forest

views

wild flowers

19 minutes ago

A little ice on the trail yesterday, but very family friendly trail. Other great trails at the top!

4 days ago

Great trail to take the family on

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7 days ago

We went here October 12 with our toddler. Took us less than 2 hours with lots of stops. Road to get here is a little bumpy but our sedan did just fine. Some of the path was covered in a little snow. Lots of melting snowfall as well. At the top is old mining stuff and great views!

14 days ago

Easy and beautiful hike.

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1 month ago

Good dog walk Trail. We went up from Baldy and have also made a round trip taking Nightmare on Baldy.

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1 month ago

We took our kids there as a introduction to hiking: 3 and 6 years old and they were able to finish walking the trail themselves. There are lots to see in the little creek alongside the trail, which made it much easier for little ones to keep engaged. Didn't see wild life, but found many kinds of mushrooms, and collected many pretty rocks. We also collected quite a bit of pyrite at the mine, the 6 years old thought he found gold!

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1 month ago

It was a great day for hiking weather-wise... this trail was a bit disappointing. For 95% of it, you're basically hiking up a steep-grade gravel road up a hallway of trees. Not many views to be had until you get to the mine, which is a good payoff. One day I hope to have more time to start up 'Nightmare on Baldy' or one of the other trails that start near here. I found other trails of this length in the area to be more rewarding...

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1 month ago

Did this 8/21 to see how I'd do at the high altitude. The Sallie Barber Mine itself was nice, but I was going so well I just kept going, using the Trail of Tears Tr, Weber Gultch Tr, & Nightmare on Baldy up to about the 12,000ft level. Along the way, had great views of the solar eclipse as well as the surrounding countryside. Unfortunately AllTrails locked up, so the entire hike wasn't recorded. It was actually 11 miles long, with about 1,900 feet of climbing, which took me about 5.25 hrs. There was only one steep section, mostly a moderate climb along either old mine roads (I passed over a dozen obvious mine openings along the way) or good trails.

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2 months ago

Great for a 6 and 9 year old. It's an old mining road up all the way to the top but easy coming down. Couple of good vistas off to the right on the way up. Old mine at the top is cool. Picked up a lot of pyrite at the top of the mountain. Big bonus on the way down we came across a mother and baby moose. They took over the trail at a little pond formed by the creek that runs next to the trail. We waited about 15 mins until they got into the underbrush and passed. Very awesome for the kids. Stopped at country boy gold mine on the way back to breck. Mine trip was expensive but worth it.

2 months ago