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Mount Evans
Ranked #3 of 289 things to do in Denver
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The scenic byway drive is increasingly breathtaking as you get closer to the summit. The anticipation builds and is well worth the wait when you reach the top. Be advised to bring a sweater (even in the summer) as temperatures are in the low 50's. If you walk slowly and hydrate often, you can hike a bit higher at the summit to capture some great photos. It truly is beautiful and worth the trip!

1  Thank Ev S
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I mean, if you're this close to Mt. Evans you must take a day trip up to the top. What an experience! So many things to see and places to pull over and take in along the journey. So many mountain goats! There are a lot of other people also making the trip so be prepared to have lots of other traffic on the road. Plan ahead and go early or late to see the rise or set of the sun. Beautiful.

2  Thank Morgan J
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Road is safe, the scenery is spectacular, the summit is spectactulious...summer is the time to go, closest you get to being in the heavens outside of heaven..

3  Thank Hmitchard
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The views are unprecedented, cheap outing for the family. If narrow winding roads aren’t for you then don’t plan on making this trip. If you love beautiful views for miles make the trip. It was $15 to get up the mountain we didn’t have a national park pass.

1  Thank ben r
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Arrive early and make sure you have a confident driver behind the wheel since the roads are narrow with lots of switchbacks. Also, if you are visiting from out of town, make sure you've adjusted to the altitude and give yourself a few days before going up. Stop at Summit Lake on the way up for a nice short walk. This trip we saw big horned sheep on the pathway to the lake. Great views. As you approach the summit, be on the lookout for both big horned sheep and mountain goats that will be just feet away from your car. Even though it's a short hike from the parking lot to the summit, bring water and take your time since you will most likely feel a little winded at 14,000 ft.+! Someone left a sign when we were there, but if you can, bring your own... it was a very cute idea!

4  Thank Amy Z
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