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One of the Best motorcycle rides

Not necessarily the tide to the very top but from Idaho Springs to Evergreen, this road past Echo... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Staminack
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Parker, Colorado
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Stunning

Breath taking views. Frozen lake was magnificent! Even though the highest elevations were closed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tishmango
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Montgomery, Alabama
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not necessarily the tide to the very top but from Idaho Springs to Evergreen, this road past Echo Lake with a touristy stop at the lodge near Echo Lake is a great two lane ride on one of the best high altitude roads in America...More

Thank Staminack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breath taking views. Frozen lake was magnificent! Even though the highest elevations were closed, we could enjoy spectacular views.

Thank Tishmango
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe I've lived here for 20 years and have never done the road to Mt Evans. When I went this summer the views were beautiful and the road was fun, but long. The baby sheep at the top were adorable. Bring a picnic...More

1  Thank ColoradoTravelsWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son has been asking to see snow for almost all of 2018, so I bought a flight and a rental car to get to Mount Evans. It did not disappoint! Cold and snowy. Absolutely beautiful!!!

2  Thank G4869XOalanr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw mountain goats and a ram very close. Our friend recommended this instead of Pikes Peak because she said that was too commercialized. We did the right thing.

Thank wbwelsh
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can do a 14'er by driving to the top. If you have a National Parks pass, you can use it here. (Not ay Pikes Peak where a car of 4 will cost you $50). Almost always see wildlife here, goats, sheep and other. Spectacular...More

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear winter clothes...even if it's warm at the bottom, you'll be happy you're well covered up there... that wind is no joke! We went late september, and saw ice... We are from the caribbean so for the kids this was huge haha... Unfortunately the last...More

Thank Jennefer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a highlight of our Colorado trip and definitely worth the drive. You get to enjoy the drive with a spectacular mountains view.

Thank SLtravellerjournal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent several days in evergreen and decided to check out echo lake and took the route over the top of Evans it was well worth the trip

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The easiest 14er to get to and about a 2 hour drive from Denver. On a clear day you can probably see 100 miles from the peak. Be advised the road covering the last few miles to the top is closed from about October thru...More

2  Thank George B
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linxabasin1914
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Cherry R | Reviewed this property |
Check the website. Is possibly already closed for the season.
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Steve N
August 28, 2018|
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Response from TanjaRiitta | Reviewed this property |
Hi, pick up truck is fine! We had a buss and there was enough parking place for that too. Enjoy your visit! :)
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Kerry J
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Countrykatydid | Reviewed this property |
Remember you are flying into Denver. Our last trip out, we waited 2 hours just for a rental car. arrive at 9:30. luggage and rental car out by 10:30. Arrive at base of Mt Evans 12:30 Summit at 1:15 3 hrs to Estes Park... More
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