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Address: 39, 591270 -105, 644360, Denver, CO
Phone Number: 720-369-6292
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$129.00*
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Day Trip to Mount Evans from Denver
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$780.00*
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Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver

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Respect the wildlife, then go have a cinnamon roll!

While this is a phenomenal trip, be aware that it can turn from summer to winter in an instant. A jacket is recommended even in July. Mount Evans is home to big horned sheep and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had high expectations before I visited after reading the great reviews. Even though I visited in late September and knew that the top 5 miles to the summit was closed, it sounded like an amazing experience anyway. The weather conditions were perfect when I visited, sunny with a nice crisp feel to the air. The drive up to the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While this is a phenomenal trip, be aware that it can turn from summer to winter in an instant. A jacket is recommended even in July. Mount Evans is home to big horned sheep and mountain goats - the latter of which tend to get fed junk food from tourists. This messes with their digestive track and lowers their immune... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveling up the road meant the final miles of Summit Rd were closed. But the trip was worth it anyway. As we reached Summit Lake to turn around, the rain blew in, covering everything in that wonderful, Middle-Earth quality. On the ride to and from, we enjoyed viewing marmots, incredible views below cloud-cover, and the gold of the aspens. A... More 

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Frisco, Colorado
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I actually climbed this last year but forgot to rate it. This is a good beginner 14er. If you climb up the trail and are too tired to walk down it, you can just walk down the main road and possibly hitch hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I want to hike in the mountains --- beginners hiking. I would like to meet up with a few other ladies. I am a 66 yr old female and in good shape. I would like to hike 1-3 miles a day. Thanks

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a free Sunday in Denver, and after consulting with some locals, headed to Idaho Springs and the road to 14,000 foot high Mount Evans. This was the peak of the fall foliage season. The rich greens of the Bristlecone Pines contrasted with the peak color of the golden Aspens, the stark grey of the mountaintop,... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove up Mt. Evans because of the opportunity to drive up to 14,000 feet, which you cannot do in too many other places. We went on the last day in September before they closed the last few miles at the top. There are many places where you can stop the car for great views and photos but don't get... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The drive to Mt Evans on the highest paved road on North America was truly memorable one.The fall colours were truly amazing and the whole route up to echo lake was as though we were driving through a dazzling golden route.The mountain slopes with vast green land interspersed with generous Yellow patches with orange or crimson colours creeping in was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't care if you're driving or riding. These roads will give you an adrenaline rush. Don't be scared, they're wide enough time share. We drove up there before the sun arose. It was windy, dark and wonderful. We watched the sun come up and then took a nap. Once we got up we could see many people around enjoying... More 

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Haskell, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a wonderful drive. BUT if you have issues driving on a road with huge drop offs, and no guardrails, don't go up! Someone like myself will make you get in your proper lane, and you won't like it. And if you don't get bothered by that when driving, you and your passengers will be treated to amazing views.... More 

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