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Mount Evans

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Denver, CO
(303)567-4660
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Scenic Mt. Evans Tour
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Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver
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“echo lake”(200 reviews)
“paved road”(169 reviews)
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"echo lake"
in 200 reviews
"paved road"
in 169 reviews
"idaho springs"
in 134 reviews
"pikes peak"
in 86 reviews
"great drive"
in 74 reviews
"tree line"
in 52 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 58 reviews
"scary drive"
in 39 reviews
"altitude sickness"
in 36 reviews
"big horn sheep"
in 47 reviews
"short hike"
in 37 reviews
"memorial day"
in 38 reviews
"awesome views"
in 36 reviews
"bristlecone pine"
in 21 reviews
"drop offs"
in 23 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 42 reviews
"drink lots of water"
in 24 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice. We drove all over the Colorado. And everyone enjoyed Mount Evans the most . We went last August and came back to Colorado again this may. We were coming back to the mountain,but the road is closed till memorial weekend. Too bad. But...More

4  Thank jolitta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive up Mount Evans is beautiful if not white knuckle inducing. There are some pretty steep drops and switchbacks, but the views are incredible! When you get to the top you can get out and see a 360 degree view of the Rockies. There...More

2  Thank Stockly3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved watching the Mountain Goats near the top. They are very curious and come right up to your stopped car. One even stuck its head in our car window. Echo Lake is a good stop and there is a nice picnic area close to the...More

1  Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crazy drive to the top of a 14,000 foot mountain. A bucket list experience on one if the most scariest roads on the planet. Bring water and buy some O2 in Idaho Springs.

2  Thank Mike E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we parked by echo lake and hiked the wilderness area around mount evans. It was incredible with a light april snowshower making everything beautiful

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One can drive close to the viewing area. The walk to the outlook is easy. You can see hundreds of mountain peaks, looking off in the distance. It's amazing. Bring jackets, windbreakers, hats n gloves, in case of a drop in temperature or increase in...More

2  Thank als10365
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When my family visited for my wedding I know I HAD to take them up mount Evans. It was a must! We had a great time and saw a ton of mountain goats and sheep. Will never forget this trip. Make sure to take plenty...More

Thank Carolyn S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If you are in Colorado then this is a must see. The road up to the summit is one of the highest paved roads in the country. The views are amazing and well worth the trip. Don’t forget your camera.

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I drove this road last summer and it was amazing! Bring your jacket because the temperature changes drastically from the base to the summit. It costs $15.00 which is a bargain. The views from the summit are simply to die for. Highly recommended, most highly!!!

1  Thank Dennis G
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

If you are brave you will love this trip to on the highest paved road in Colorado, but it's definitely challenging to some people's nerves, especially shortly after it opens in spring and all you see in front of you on the road is layers...More

Thank denverbabushka
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May 18, 2018|
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Response from Lori L | Reviewed this property |
You could drive up and down in a few hours, but I would recommend taking at least half a day and embrace the experience. Have a picnic at the lake on the way up. Look for the wildlife and enjoy the views. Do a little hiking... More
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Suki Q
May 17, 2018|
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Stephanie D
May 9, 2018|
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Response from holleyd1005 | Reviewed this property |
The trip is about 2 hours from Denver. The biggest mistake you can make is going up after noon. The mountain will be crowded and that will ensure a slightly more stressful drive for your driver. Also, NO MATTER how summery... More
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