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Scenic Mt. Evans Tour

  • Led by a local guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural enviroment
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Scenic Mt. Evans Tour
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Summer Mount Evans TourMost Popular
The road to the top of Mount Evans is open from the beginning of June through mid September. The tour will take you on top if 14,000 feet.
Winter Mount Evans Tour
The winter Mount Evans Tour is from September 28th through mid May. Drive along the foot of Mt. Evans, stop at a beautiful alpine lake and spend some time in a historic Wild West mining town.
Head for the hills on a full-day adventure that takes you from Denver to the stunning peaks and Old West boom towns of the Rocky Mountains. Drive up Mt Evans, one of Colorado’s highest ’14-ers,’ and witness the dramatic ranges of the Continental Divide. Along the way, keep an eye out for bison and bighorn sheep, and pass through historic mining towns that preserve the state’s rich silver mining legacy.
What to Expect

Your first stop is a visit to one of the best outdoor music venue’s on earth, Red Rocks Amphitheater, where music has echoed off the sandstone cliffs for decades. Drive through Morrison on your way up into Bear Creek Canyon and watch the landscape change as you head up into the mountains. Take in sweeping vistas and the clear waters of Echo Lake, as you continue along on your journey. Continue through some historic mining towns and hear stories of local legends who were a part of Colorado's unique history. 

Summer: June - August - Drive to the top of Mt Evans above 14'000ft.
Fall: September- October  - Drive up to 12'800ft. Last 5 miles to top is closed. 
Winter: October 10 through May - The tour will drive along the foot of Mount Evans and stop at a scenic mountain lake. Additionally the group will stop in a charming historic mining town. 

**LUNCH** - This tour comes with choice of a turkey or vegetarian sandwich.  Please include your preference as well as any dietary restrictions in the Special Requirements field during checkout.

Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I took this tour on 13th August, not entirely knowing what to expect - I'd never done this type of tour before nor visited high altitudes. I'd been looking forward to Mount Evans but was still mind-blown by how amazing the trip was! After stopping...More

2  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed August 30, 2018
Exceeded my expectations!

First of all, Mel was our guide and she was incredible! She kept us entertained the entire trip. There were a few stops along the way for bathroom breaks and scenery, including the town of Evergreen and a lake for lunch. Make sure you are...More

1  Thank Tyler B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile
Wow wowwow and wow wow wow

Amazing tour with excellent guide and time management! Dennis and Steve are awesome. Dennis also helped us with next day’s plan. Look no further!

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Reviewed August 8, 2018
Spectacular views - better then Pikes Peak

We did the drive up Pikes Peak and Mount Evans on a recent trip. Hands down, Mount Evans is a better overall experience. Here is our comparison: Views: both incredible, but with Mt. Evans being a part of the front range you get a much...More

2  Thank Don G
Reviewed August 3, 2018
Don't make this reservation!

We purchased Mt Evans tour tickets from TripAdvisor website for the date 08/03/2018. The reservation was made for 2 adults for a price of $ 258. We have a daughter around 3 years of age. Neither there was any option to provide information about the...More

11  Thank Vivek T
kathrin t, Owner at Aspire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

The Mount Evans Tour you booked, which takes people to 14,265 feet is listed on Tripadvisor for children of 8 years and older due to safety reasons. NOWHERE does Aspire Tours state that children of any age are free. Due to us being a small...More

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September 18, 2018|
Response from michelle D |
mt evans I believe is closed to the top now, open to summit lake, and yes red rocks is included, and you most likely will do central city since you don't go to the top. IF you can save it for the next trip so you can to to... More
August 28, 2018|
Response from Amy W |
Hi! Amy with Aspire here. I would recommend a combo of 1.The Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour 2. The Fall Colors Tour OR 1. Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour 2. Denver Foothills Tour Look at our website for... More