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Mount Evans

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Denver, CO 80452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this was a great hike. the top is super crowded at the observatory but not many people on the trail.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While visiting Denver, I had to make the trip to see Mt Evans! It was the best part of my week! The drive towards Mt Evans is beautiful. I went the day after Labor Day- and they leaves were already changing fall colors. People arent...More

1  Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 5 days ago

The views driving up and at Summit Lake were amazing. Unfortunately the road was closed after Summit Lake to the peak. We hiked near Summit Lake and a few other locations. We highly recommend going to Mt Evans if you have time!

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most thrilling experiences close into Denver. As one of the 14ers but within the city limits - one would never imagined driving almost straight up so high that the wind blows cold at the top. Mountain goats and sheep can...More

1  Thank MBSalmon
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE went up on the Wednesday after Labor Day. The top was closed the day before so we could only go up to an area about 6 miles up the road. Well worth the small fee you pay at the booth on the bottom where...More

Thank ted u
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Evans is really breathtaking. The beauty is awesome! We drove to near the top. Saw a bunch of mountain goats up close. The road normally opens on Memorial Day and closes on Labor Day but they had not had their first snow so it...More

Thank NanaMarge
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank sherry s
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Steve N
28 August 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
24 August 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