We took our 2 boys ages 7 and 4 and we all loved the view! It was a bit chilly and rainy the day we visited, but the weather did not take away from the view or our experience!
A short 45 minute drive from Denver is the Mt Evans road. You can drive all the way to the top and see fabulous views. There is great scenery all the way up sometimes view mountain goats. There are also great hiking trails for the energetic ones of you. This is Colorado, the weather is changeable be sure to bring... More
The road to the top of Mt. Evans is not to be missed! It's one of the highest paved roads in the world, and when topped, has a breathtaking view of the eastern Plains of Colorado. One a clear day one can literally see all the way to Wyoming, and almost all the way to New Mexico! The mountain goats... More
Where else can you drive to over 14000 feet? This is a great place to take visitors to CO to experience a 14'er by car. The view is magnificent. The drive is fun and sometimes frightening with the drop offs on the road. The mountain goats are usually there to greet you. I love this drive!
Mount Evans is due west of Denver, and is about an hour away. It's open from Memorial Day (May 23rd) to Labor Day (Sept.1st), although opening/closing can be extended or curtailed, depending on the weather. The road to the summit stops at 14,264 feet; 154 feet higher than the road to the summit of Pikes Peak. There is another 130... More
If this is your first time to Colorado, and want an easy mountain experience, Mt. Evans is a great idea! The roads are all paved, and you get to experience being 14,000 feet in elevation! There are usually animals (mountain goats) and the views are incredible! Take a jacket even in the hot summer months. It will be chilly! There... More
If you are visiting Colorado especially Denver this is a guaranteed fun day. Highest paved road in the US. Beautiful views, the road down the back in the fall is gorgeous. Great little lake and picnic ground at the bottom before you drive up. Closed now in the winter, although one can drive up to the base from the turn... More
Save your money and skip Pikes Peak, instead go to Mount Evans and enjoy amazing views and a truly unique experience. You can hike as much of the mountain as you'd like or drive to the top and then just hike the summit. Even if you do not hike, you still will have million dollar views.
This is one of the most beautiful spots in Denver even if you must go by car you can see goats, maybe black bears and mountain lions depends on your luck and the weather as cold should go with thermal clothing. to get to the top we had a beautiful view all around. Best to go in the summer because... More
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