Liftside offers options for residents and for the many visitors it welcomes.

Welcome to Liftside

Existing as a U-shaped basin on the western slant of the Continental Divide, the scenic community of Liftside in Breckenridge, Colorado, has everything one could want in a community, such as an array of shops, parks, and restaurants, and, of course skiing!

Residents who found that they relocated here due to the winter season also find they adore the other seasons equally, particularly for its pleasant spring, summer and fall temperatures and picture postcard scenery. This suburb of Summit offers options for residents and for the many visitors it welcomes.

Areas of Interest

The wildlife preserve known as Cucumber Gulch ensures that visitors and residents know how susceptible the Breckenridge area is and to be sure it is protected for future generations to enjoy. Often you will see such animals as moose, beavers and deer in this area.

Deemed a “Bicycle Friendly Community,” Liftside has many areas set aside for bicycle riding. A community such as this can often see increased property values and business growth, so bicycling has many other benefits besides fitness!


Don’t worry about where to place the little ones as there are a menagerie of preschools like Peak 8 Children’s Center and schools like Breckinridge County High School, which is committed to putting their students first and where positive relationships are maintained.

There are six elementary schools in this area of Liftside; among them is Breckenridge Elementary School with about 205 students.


Almost everywhere you look, Liftside holds a breathtaking view, so naturally, scenic drives are popular. If you appreciate spectacular views using your bike, then many cyclists drive up to Boreas Pass and/or take in the tranquility of Hoosier Pass. You can also explore some back-country at Montezuma Ghost Town, which provides a glimpse into the mining era.


Among the parks of Liftside to roam and enjoy is Kingdom Park, which offers two softball parks (both with lighting accommodations), playgrounds for younger children, four tennis courts, and an area for whitewater kayaking. The 100% free Breckenridge Skateboard Park provides skate enthusiasts with a nine-foot in depth bowl area for individuals at all skill levels.

For those who enjoy a game of golf, there are four golf courses, such as the Bear Nine, which also offers magnificent views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and an occasional view of deer or red-tailed hawks.

Things to Do

If you are convinced that Liftside can only benefit skiing enthusiasts, check the community calendar to see its various activities! If painting interests you, check into the Anyone Can Paint sessions held at the Fuqua Livery Stable.

Every fall, the annual Oktoberfest brims with festivities such as parties, polka music and dancers, and foods such as German cuisine while enjoying the fall foliage. Among the monthly events is the 4th of July celebration, which includes a parade, plenty of hot dogs and fireworks and even the Firecracker Mountain Bicycle Race.

Overview for Liftside, CO

5,086 people live in Liftside, where the median age is 31.3 and the average individual income is $48,170. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

31.3 years

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Around Liftside, CO

There's plenty to do around Liftside, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taspen's Breckenridge Dragonfly CBD, Christy Sports, and River Park and Playground.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.09 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.44 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Liftside, CO

Liftside has 1,746 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Liftside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,086 people call Liftside home. The population density is 841.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.96 / 52.04%

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