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Mount Evans

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just within 45 minutes drive of Denver is the magical Mt. Evans. You can drive your car to the top and see gorgeous white mountain goats, marmots, big horn sheep, You can be in shorts and a t-shirt in Denver in summer in the 90s...More

Thank 333Samsara
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I drove up Mount Evans. You can't beat the views as you drive around. The summit is very crowded to park in, but it's worth the frustration. We walked from the lot to the very top, which is about a 15-20 minute...More

Thank Jojo500
Reviewed 1 week ago

You might describe Mt. Evans as the poor man's Pike's Peak. It's much closer to Denver but the last time I was up the road wasn't in great shape. Road maintenance at high altitudes is a challenge to say the least. If anything, the views...More

Thank Notabrit
Reviewed 1 week ago

A simple drive to the summit with alpine lakes and mountain goats along the way. At the base is echo Lake and an old styled lodge that is now a gift shop and restaurant overlooking Echo Lake.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very simply, this is a wonderful place to visit. On a clear day you see all over Colorado. It’s a beautiful drive and way to see one of the Fourteeners. I suggest going early in the morning. The limited parking fills up quickly.

1  Thank Maurice300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the mountain goats on the top of Mt. Evans is a real thrill. It is the only place in Colorado that I have seen them and usually they can be seen on the top of Mt. Evans.

1  Thank Wolf-enthusiast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An opportunity to take visitors to elevation that is close to Denver, BUT, it is closed during the winter and it is smart to take an SUV or a 4x4. Stunning views and a great experience at 14,000 feet of elevation. Check all participants for...More

Thank U1992LXdavidw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're in the Denver area, it is definitely worth the trip to go to Mount Evans. It does take a while to get up there, so do plan on plenty of time to allow for this, plus the different exploring options once you are...More

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

When you are at 14,265 feet, over looking Denver and the front range, you will know why I have always loved this state!

1  Thank mark k
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing like being above it all at sunset. Seeing mountain goats and bighorn sheep on the way doesn't hurt either. Road is a little rough so take it easy and give your passenger(s) the opportunity to enjoy the views. Allow a few hours to give...More

1  Thank Dave B
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Wendy H
20 November 2017|
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Response from S4356KUtracyc | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I don't know. We were talking and enjoying the ride without any regard for time. Sounds like it's going to be a great excursion on Thanksgiving!
Jean T
15 November 2017|
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Response from mrsboo24 | Reviewed this property |
we drove our rental car because it was July
laura b
17 October 2017|
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Response from Joseph J K | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'd go to Evergreen and then west in that state highway toward Echo Lake.