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Only open to the public in the summer months, Mount Evans is a must-see with breathtaking views & epic wildlife!
Scenic drive to the top of the highest mountain in the continental United States. Big horn sheep and Mountain Goats often seen along the way. Road is typically open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The Mount Evans Scenic Byway, just 60 miles west of Denver, is the highest paved road in North America. A day trip to the top is a journey that snakes and climbs through nearly 9,000 feet of elevation gain, from the high plains of Denver through five climate zones to the 14,264-foot summit of Mount…
In the summer months, you can drive (or hike!) to the top of Mt Evans, which is 14.265 and one of the highest mountains in the continental US. In the winter months, you can snowshoe up the road and near Echo Lake.