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Quandary Peak Trailhead Parking is available by RESERVATION ONLY. Please click here to sign up for alerts.

  • Reservations for the 2022 summer season can be made for up to 14 days in advance

  • Reservations are required from 5AM - 3PM daily, June 1 to September 30

  • Cancellations made up to 24-hours in advance of parking reservations will receive a full refund

  • Reservations for Short Term (3.5 hour max - any overage will result in a violation) and Full Day are available from 5AM to 3PM

  • Parking after 3pm will be free and first-come, first-served. 

  • No need to display receipt, correctly entered license plates are registered.

  • Overnight parking is not allowed (12am – 4am). 

  • Book in advance - reservations will sell out as space is limited!

  • Convenience fee of $0.85 is applied.

YOU MUST HAVE A PARKING RESERVATION TO PARK FROM 5AM TO 3PM DAILY FROM JUNE 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30.

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Visitors to Quandary Peak and McCullough Gulch Trails may also use the shuttle service operated by Summit Express from Breckenridge. Click here for full rules and information.

SUMMIT COUNTY LOCALS: Please click here to register for the local's shuttle program.

Shuttle Hours and Information:

  • Pickup and drop-off from the Breckenridge South Gondola Parking Structure (South-East corner of the surface lot)

  • First come, first serve basis

    • Round trip shuttle fares: $5 local, $15 non-local​

  • Shuttle runs 7 days a week from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 15 to September 18

  • Shuttle runs every 30 minutes

  • The last pickup at the Quandary Peak trailhead is at 4:30pm

  • The McCullough Gulch shuttle will run from the Quandary Peak Trailhead to McCullough Gulch Trailhead and back

    • McCullough Gulch shuttle service will be included with the purchase of a parking reservation or shuttle payment​

Click here for shuttle LOST AND FOUND

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For more information on trails, parking or shuttle service, please use the following contacts:

 

For Parking Inquiries & Information:

  • Call 833.992.7325 or Email

  • Inquiries will be responded to within one business day

 

For General Information: Click Here

 

Maps:

Quandary Trailhead parking map

Breckenridge South Gondola Parking Structure map for shuttle

Additional information:

Quandary Peak and McCullough Gulch Trip Information (how to make a parking reservation and how to ride the shuttle)

2022 Shuttle Pilot Program Rules and Information

FAQS

Summit Express

Tell us your thoughts!

To help us improve future transportation and parking strategies at Quandary Peak and McCullough Gulch, we encourage you to take the visitor satisfaction survey and provide us with feedback about your experience.

If you reserved a parking spot and would like to comment on the parking system, please click here for the parking reservation satisfaction survey.

If you rode the shuttle and would like to comment on the shuttle system, please click here for the shuttle system satisfaction survey.

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To park at anytime you MUST have a valid reservation.

 

Click here for full Quandary Peak and McCullough Gulch trip information.

Park Quandary Trailhead rates and hours are as follows:

  • Short Term - 3.5 hour time slots 

    • $5 non-peak: Monday - Thursday

    • $20 peak: Friday - Sunday and holidays: Juneteenth (June 20), July 4th, and Labor Day (September 5)

    • Short-term reservations are encouraged for McCullough Gulch hikers

  • Full Day - 4am to 3pm

    • $25 non-peak: Monday - Thursday

    • $50 peak: Friday - Sunday and holidays: Juneteenth (June 20), July 4th, and Labor Day (September 5)

    • Full day reservations are encouraged for Quandary hikers, as the average hike time is 6 hours

  • Access to McCullough Gulch (click for map)

  • No need to display receipt, correctly entered license plates are registered. 85 cent convenience fee applies.

  • NO PARKING ON COUNTY ROADS.

  • NO OVERNIGHT PARKING AT TRAILHEAD from 12am-4am. 

  • NO OVERSIZED VEHICLES

  • Cancellations made up to 24-hours in advance of parking reservations will receive a full refund

$100 VIOLATION FOR NOT HAVING A RESERVATION.

$50 ADDITIONAL LATE FEE IF NOT PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS. VIOLATORS SUBJECT TO TICKET/TOW AT OWNER'S EXPENSE.