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Mount Evans

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WOW - The Views at Sunset

Can't say I recommend driving down the mountain in the dark, like we did - especially with a low... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Wichita, Kansas
Literally a breath taking visit!

At 14,258 ft (almost 5,000 m) above the sea level there is the cume of the highest mountain in... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Can't say I recommend driving down the mountain in the dark, like we did - especially with a low gas tank. Poor planning on hubby's part, but all is good. Took our German friends to the top, only one went to the summit and had...More

1  Thank Nowiki
Reviewed September 10, 2018

At 14,258 ft (almost 5,000 m) above the sea level there is the cume of the highest mountain in Colorado, which has an incredible view of the other mountains and, if you're lucky enough, of Denver as well. This is a National Park, so if...More

3  Thank LalaVilela
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Amazing scenery, lots of people, but everyone is there to take in the beauty of Colorado. I highly recommend visiting this gorgeous attraction

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful stop along the way to the top of Mount Evans. Take it all in. There is very little parking here in the lot around the lake. I did see tickets being written for the cars that parked along the edge of the road. We...More

1  Thank photogirl70
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The drive up is a bit harrowing but well worth it. It was 76 degrees at the base and 35 at the summit, it began to snow snow and we sawmountain goats along the way too. Once at the top you park and walk a...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We were based in Breckenridge and after dropping a fellow traveler off at the Denver airport we took a side trip Mt. Evans on our way back on a spur of the moment decision and were definitely glad we did so. The signs on I70...More

1  Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great trip, friendly and helpful people. The sites were amazing, spectacular. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank Greg C
Reviewed September 6, 2018

If you take the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, take the extra time to climb to the top of the mountain! The road is amazing and so are the views. It's exciting to keep climbing to the top of the highest paved road in North America....More

2  Thank Megan S
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a 14er that anyone can do. Scenery is breathtaking and so is the road! Go early on a weekday, to avoid crowds and for the best viewing of wildlife. Cost is $15.00 per car, but you can also use a National parks pass....More

2  Thank Blazes88
Reviewed September 4, 2018

If you are a local or tourist, Mt. Evans is a great mountain to visit because you drive most of the way up! Careful, some winding roads yet the views are spectacular. There is stop on the right where there are rangers to tell you...More

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September 5, 2018|
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Response from Cherry R | Reviewed this property |
Check the website. Is possibly already closed for the season.
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! :)
Kerry J
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Katie H | 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