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Mount Evans, Denver

4.8
#1 of 245 in Nature in Colorado
Towering 4,348 m (14,265 ft) above the Great Plains, Mount Evans serves as a symbol of the Denver skyline and the site of the highest paved road in North America. The peak represents one of Colorado's "fourteeners," mountains standing more than 4,267 m (14,000 ft) high. You can hike and drive along its extensive network of trails and roads. As you make your way to the summit, you'll be treated to sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and plains; keep an eye out for the occasional grazing buffalo. Take precautions before you go--the peak's extreme weather at the summit and its height can cause altitude sickness. Add Mount Evans to your Denver travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Denver trip planner.
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  • When you get to the top you feel like your on top of the world - you won't be disappointed!!!! The drive up to the top is incrediately.  more »
  • Definitely worth traveling in your own car. But be careful when planning your trip because: (1) the road may be closed because of snow even in the middle of summer and (2) the road is narrow and may.....  more »
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  • An amazing trip up! Beautiful drive but unpredictable weather. Be sure to acclimate prior to heading to the top!
  • Awesome hike. Tough, always start counterclockwise wise

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