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Mount Evans

Denver, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an amazing adventure , but by car, not a hike! Not for the faint of heart! Mountain goats galore!!! The view is absolutely spectacular and the Rangers are extremely knowledgable. FYI for anyone that is a senior, 62+. The Golden Age National Park...More

Thank _jcwood6
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have ever driven the Mount Washington auto road in New Hampshire, this is similar. Both have somewhat narrow roads without guard rails in most areas, but I found the view from Mount Evans to be more spectacular. When I left Denver the temperature...More

Thank AceBucki
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful destination! Pack your winter gear, as it gets cold at this altitude. We visited in August and needed jackets, hats, and gloves. See who will run to the top!!!

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I drive up Mt. Evans and paid the national park fee. Some parts were scary but not as scary as Pikes Peak. Zero visibility at the summit but there were 4 sheep! I'll go back on a clearer day.

Thank Bette B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a perfect 2 hour day trip out of Denver. You drove our way to the mountain on the scenic byway. You then pay the park ranger at the gate. It was $15.00 per car for the trip up. The road to the summit...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will not get views like this unless you've hiked 14'ers or other tall mountains where you're above it all. Great history and wildlife viewing, too! This is a must-do if you live in Colorado or get to visit often. You're not going to find...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took this drive towards the end of our 2 week vacation in Colorado and it was one of the highlights. There is a $15 charge to go up to the top- less if you're from the area and have a parks pass. Head out...More

Thank RFLivonia
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a couple of hours on the mountain - crowded in July - people from all over the country and beyond watching the goats, yellow belly marmots and sheep. Road is bumpy but in good shape and the trails are clear of snow. Saw too...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An outstanding and breathtaking drive and hike to the summit! Beautiful scenery and stunning views- Alpine lake and wildlife encounters- it was a highlight of our trip!

1  Thank gdp9pitt
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is literally break taking as the drive is good with sheer drops in the rockies and the mountain air at the top hard to breath.. Bring a wooly jumper up, gets cold

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16 July 2017|
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Response from GenevaCreek | Reviewed this property |
NO. The fact that you asked this question indicates you are good parents, but not familial with high elevation conditions in Colorado. It is better to go to a lower elevation where you are near a town with services you... More
Biljana K
9 July 2017|
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Response from Michelle H | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a rock trail. Usually it is pretty crowded too. Sorry!
29 June 2017|
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Response from Charles C | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they won't let you start after 4PM (there is a gate). But it isn't a road to drive after dark - no guard rails and 1000 foot drops and all...