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Mount Evans

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Reviewed yesterday

If you are visiting Denver and surrounding area, be sure to make this drive up the highest paved road in the US. On a clear day, the views are stunning, but it’s magical, even on a cloudy one. Parking is a little tight at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janet F
Reviewed yesterday

This trip/drive takes you to the top of Mount Evans, and the road is paved all the way up. Beware the pavement does wear out with the changing snow and rains. Warning: Some people like to to snowboard near the top and they could accidentally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's the highest paved road in the US and is a bit twisty getting to the top, but beyond worth it. You can see marmots sunning on rocks, pica's playing, mountain goats, bighorn sheep and occasionally elk. It's a must do on a trip to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Renee T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful and breathtaking drive up to the top. Even when it is cloudy out, you might not see the views from the top but the drive there and back is just as mysterious. Just remember to drive responsibly on hairpin curves. We recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cohost
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in the car was scared because there are no guardrails. But just hang on and enjoy the ride. Stop at the mountain tundra site and hike along the trails. Next stop at the Jesus trees. Yes- that is what I call them because they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I became a real Coloradan, so last weekend he drove us up Mount Evans to complete my very first 14er! (Fine, technically I ascended my first 14er in a car, so I'll still need to actually climb a 14er...someday.) For $15, we got a day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nomad760471
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't driven up the mountain, but I enjoyed hiking it with friends. Colorado has stunning beauty. It is a little marred by all the people at the top, but overall it's very good.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ThereNBckagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive up is fun and educational. The views are spectacular. Some wild life to see if you are lucky. Visitors area. And you can ski down if you're up to it !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SteveBDenver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colorado Rockies has great powder snow, and it is so beautiful. We ski at copper mountain and Aspen and we love them both. The Aspen village also has many good restaurants and stores. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Liyan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drive up and take in fabulous vistas that will be in your memory forever. Choose a summer day, as temperature at this altitude are much cooler than at lower elevations. Always have hat, gloves and jackets with you. Watch for wild life and enjoy a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bijal P
February 24, 2019|
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Response from Tuxtails | Reviewed this property |
Upper part of mountain will be closed after Labor Day. We didn't need to pay and stopped at the lower lake.
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CateJW
January 20, 2019|
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Response from RAJKIN96 | Reviewed this property |
In the spring/summer, yes. Drive up the road. Then the last few hundred feet is trail to get to the summit - if baby is in a back-pack or front carrier or something similar would be fine for someone in good shape. Baby... More
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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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