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Mount Evans

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Denver, CO
(303)567-4660
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  • Average1%
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“echo lake” (210 reviews)
“paved road” (170 reviews)
“idaho springs” (141 reviews)
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Denver, CO
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(303)567-4660
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"echo lake"
in 210 reviews
"paved road"
in 170 reviews
"idaho springs"
in 141 reviews
"short hike"
in 41 reviews
"day trip"
in 90 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 35 reviews
"pikes peak"
in 89 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 60 reviews
"tree line"
in 52 reviews
"great drive"
in 74 reviews
"scary drive"
in 40 reviews
"altitude sickness"
in 37 reviews
"big horn sheep"
in 47 reviews
"labor day"
in 55 reviews
"drop offs"
in 24 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 43 reviews
"drink lots of water"
in 24 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

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..

1  Thank Hmitchard
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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...More

1  Thank ben r
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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...More

2  Thank Amy Z
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The drive up was longer then the drive down. Roads are narrow. The drive is worth it. Beautiful views at the top. Saw marmots and mountain goats.

1  Thank tmunro67
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The twist and turns on the highest paved road in the United States was interesting and exciting. I love to drive on roads like this. If you don't like heights then don't but if you do, it is a must ! Reaching the top was...More

1  Thank Edward M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While in Denver for a week attending a conference (where I did not finish my training until 4pm) I was able to take my afternoon to explore Mt. Evans. Gorgeous scenery, magnificent views, completely worth the $15 entrance fee to get above the tree line....More

Thank Megan L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The summit of Mount Evans is the highest you can get by car in North America. This road is only open in the summer. Weather patterns change and it is cold there. Things to note: 1. Parking gets filled up fast. 2. From Denver it...More

Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome scenery!!! I drove and it was a little frightening on the narrow curvy roads!! The people on their bicycles were very courteous, as we had to share the road. Worth the drive. The mountain goats are very close and they love having their pictures...More

1  Thank Tammy B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our adventure started after a quick trip into the Echo Lake Lodge. I had to get an extra long sleeve layer. The park rangers had a sign at the fee station with weather information (very helpful). It cost us $15 to drive up this highway...More

1  Thank Janine R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this road on a detour enroute to Denver. It’s about 20miles off the Internet state and a very windy 15miles on the road itself. We saw many people drive it (very nervously or turning around). There are no side rails, the road is...More

1  Thank boaster
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Kerry J
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Marian B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether there is early snowfall. Best to check with US park service
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Tory S
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
Into the park was another lake called "Summit Lake" i believe. That was incredibly beautiful and actually inside the park on the drive to the top of Mt. Evans.
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Sravanthi S
July 8, 2018|
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Response from chubs99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. You have to drive slow. Also bring winter gear. Hats, gloves, and jacket. Its cold up on top
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