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Mount Evans

Denver, CO
(303)567-4660
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US$ 780.00*
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Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver
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US$ 129.00*
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Denver, CO
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(303)567-4660
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a beautiful drive! View from the summit were breathtaking! Road is pretty narrow, have to be careful while driving. Saw a bunch of mountain goats on the way. once you pay the entree fees, there are two stops on the way to summit...More

Thank TravelJunkie4321
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely worth the drive!! Very beautiful! The kids were amazed at the temp change. They loved making snowballs in JULY!!!

Thank LevilukeloganMom12
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, what a drive! It starts off rather unassuming, but as it starts climbing the mountain and gaining elevation, the road can seem a bit scary. However, most of the road was in good shape, except for a rough patch near Summit Lake. Parking at...More

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want a trip to see some very beautiful scenery you must visit Mount Evans. You have to pay at the gate to enter and it takes about 30 minutes to get up there once you pay but it's worth it. The road is...More

3  Thank 244chuckl
Reviewed 4 days ago

While this is an excellent activity, anyone contemplating it should be aware of three things. (1) Plan over and above the time you need to make sure that you make it to the train depot in Manitou. If you have family members that are slow...More

1  Thank MarkW125
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was by far our favorite part of our trip to Colorado. Neither of us had ever been to the state and we actually chose to visit Mount Evans as a last minute decision. We drove as far as we could to the top and...More

1  Thank Haley R
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an amazing adventure , but by car, not a hike! Not for the faint of heart! Mountain goats galore!!! The view is absolutely spectacular and the Rangers are extremely knowledgable. FYI for anyone that is a senior, 62+. The Golden Age National Park...More

Thank _jcwood6
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever driven the Mount Washington auto road in New Hampshire, this is similar. Both have somewhat narrow roads without guard rails in most areas, but I found the view from Mount Evans to be more spectacular. When I left Denver the temperature...More

1  Thank AceBucki
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful destination! Pack your winter gear, as it gets cold at this altitude. We visited in August and needed jackets, hats, and gloves. See who will run to the top!!!

1  Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drive up Mt. Evans and paid the national park fee. Some parts were scary but not as scary as Pikes Peak. Zero visibility at the summit but there were 4 sheep! I'll go back on a clearer day.

Thank Bette B
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16 July 2017|
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Response from GenevaCreek | Reviewed this property |
NO. The fact that you asked this question indicates you are good parents, but not familial with high elevation conditions in Colorado. It is better to go to a lower elevation where you are near a town with services you... More
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Biljana K
9 July 2017|
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Response from Michelle H | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a rock trail. Usually it is pretty crowded too. Sorry!
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laksmiswetha
29 June 2017|
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Response from Charles C | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they won't let you start after 4PM (there is a gate). But it isn't a road to drive after dark - no guard rails and 1000 foot drops and all...
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