Hear tales of Breckenridge's past from beyond the grave and see the ornate hand-carved gravestones that represent some of the town’s earliest art and written history. Stroll through the historic Valley Brook Cemetery and hear fascinating stories of Breckenridge's earliest inhabitants. See their final resting places and learn the details of their rich and full lives or untimely demise.
This tour is typically offered June through October.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON (will reopen in June)
June 10 - September 3, 2017
Thursday & Sunday at 5:30pm
reservations required by 3:30pm
$15/Adult, $10/Child (ages 4-12)
Tickets can be purchased online, at the Welcome Center (203 South Main Street) or by calling 970-453-9767 x2. Online tickets purchased after 3:30pm on the day of the tour cannot be verified. Please call 970-453-9767 x2 for more information.
For online purchases, we will enter your information in our reservation system when your order is received. We do not issue paper tickets.
The tour takes place at Valley Brook Cemetery northwest of downtown Breckenridge.
From the Breckenridge Welcome Center (203 South Main Street) travel north on Main Street. At the round-about, continue north on Highway 9. At the second stoplight, turn left onto Valley Brook Road. The cemetery is at the intersection of Valley Brook Road and Airport Road. There is limited parking available at the cemetery. Additional parking is available 1/2 block south at the Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road.
Cancellations are required 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the tour to receive a refund.
Minimum Guest Requirement: We do not have a minimum guest requirement; however, we do have a maximum guest limit to ensure the enjoyment of the tour.
Weather Policy: We will cancel a guided tour or hike for the following reasons: 1) if there is thunder and lightning in the area 10 minutes before a tour is scheduled to start, and 2) if the weather forecast predicts the temperature will be below zero degrees at the start of the tour. In each of these cases, a full refund will be given to guests.
Pet Policy: Pets are not allowed on the tour, with the exception of service animals.
Please note that smoking (including e-cigarettes) is not permitted on any site or tour and we reserve the right to request you leave a site or tour if you are smoking.
Please allow 90 minutes to complete the tour. This is an outdoor walking tour, so please dress for the weather!
This is a historic tour of Valley Brook Cemetery and the early Breckenridge residents that rest there. If you are interested in a haunted tour, we offer the Breckenridge Haunted Tour which shares spooky stories from the town's past. CLICK HERE for more information about the Haunted Tour.
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