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Mount Evans

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Evans is one of only two (I think) 14ers (mountains above 14,000 feet) in Colorado that you can drive to the top of. Obviously the views from up there are outstanding but the drive is not for the feint at heart. Even mountain people...More

1  Thank ms9331
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're only going to go up one mountain, i would suggest the drive to pikes peak BUT if you're going to hit up two mountains this is my second choice. great views and easy breathing for a fat guy!

1  Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting to the highest paved road in North America is easy. Take I-70 to Idaho Springs and follow the signs. Take a jacket even in summer, it is cold at 14,000 feet. Take a camera there are mountain goats grazing just off the road. As...More

3  Thank ColoradoCoach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to go in summer. Top of mountain is gorgeous and a tough climb. Spots to camp. Restaurant at top. Lake.

1  Thank Jane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is great to take the road up to the top! The Mountain goats are very tame and you can get great pictures of them.

Thank JimWeeder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highest paved road in America. Great way to top a 14er if you aren't able to hike one. They have amazing hiking here too though if you are able. Super close to Denver and make sure to stop in Idaho Springs for some shopping and...More

Thank momcdaniel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I heard my mother-in-law didn't want to drive Mount Evans because it was scary, I thought she was crazy. I now know what she meant though! There are some intimidating drop-offs and altitude discomfort at the top. Having said that, I think it's a...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scary Drive - Watch out for bicyclers. Beautiful views but not much oxygen at 14,000 feet. Watch for big horn sheep along the way.

Thank W.S. W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very easy access to a 14er??? Whaaaat? That's right! You can pretty much drive all the way up to the mountain to see amazing views of the beautiful Colorado nature and watch wildlife. Look down from the top and try to spot rams just laying...More

1  Thank anastassiyaz2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great adventure for those of you who like a bit of off roading, but not too much. I went there in July and really enjoyed it. The very top is a National Park so you will pay an entry fee, but you...More

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26 January 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
There is no way you are going to get there in a car in March.
9 January 2018|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Not a problem- bikes go up there all the time.
Wendy H
20 November 2017|
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Response from S4356KUtracyc | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I don't know. We were talking and enjoying the ride without any regard for time. Sounds like it's going to be a great excursion on Thanksgiving!