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Address: 39, 591270 -105, 644360, Denver, CO
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US$780.00*
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Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver
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US$129.00*
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Mt Evans Drive from Denver: Scenic Mountains and Mining Towns

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Great hike or drive it.

Hiking from Echo lake to the top. Fairly easy to route find. Keep in mind you go through a wilderness area so groups need to be kept small. Depending on your pace, the hike... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hiking from Echo lake to the top. Fairly easy to route find. Keep in mind you go through a wilderness area so groups need to be kept small. Depending on your pace, the hike takes a couple hours each way. Don't feel like walking? Just drive to the top! Parking lot can get crowded on the weekends forcing one to... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of my favorite places on earth! Alpine Level way beyond tree level. Very curvy road with cliffs below, well worth the trip. Seen Mountain Goats up there, and Big Horn Sheep.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The highest paved road in the states. Not particularly dangerous or difficult but not for those with weak bladders. Getting there is half the fun and think of the bragging rights. ONLY open during the summer months.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great views and photo ops! The cafe and shoppe at the top is wonderful. Great to sit and have a cup of coffee.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The road to the top of Mt. Evans is a little scary. The outside lane has some areas of black top that had crumbled and meeting a carcoming the other way was pretty scary. We decided not to go up beyond the lake.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is good boulder-hopping experience and an easy climb for those who have never been to the top of a 14-er. Incredible views!

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This journey to Mt Evans is not for the faint of heart, the roads are narrow and the altitude can mess with your ears. A parking area is close to the tree line and the view/photo ops are nothing short of amazing. Allow a half day to start the journey from Idaho Springs. It is indeed time to unplug and... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colorado has numerous mountains over 14,000 feet high. This one you can drive (nearly) to the summit. The views are spectacular. Even my dog made it the final trek to the actual summit. I love taking visitors here.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, from may(ish) to Sept/Oct you can drive to the top of Mt Evans ... totally worth it if you have never been to 14 thousand feet

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful view, but it's sort of spoiled by the combination of people who simply drove up the mountain and people who actually hiked it.

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