Mount Evans Home Page
Spacer Corner Spacer Spacer Corner
 

Summit Parking Lot

 
 
Parking LotAtTheSummit

Enjoy the spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains. From here, you can look north to Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park or south to Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs. It is said that on a clear day, you can see Kansas, but I do not believe it. A short 1/4-mile trail from the parking area leads to the Mount Evans summit. If you take this hike, you can, then tell your friends, "I climbed a 14,000 mountain on my vacation!"

If there are no goats or sheep at the summit, you may have better luck by take the short hike along the rocky road to the observatory.

Parking at the summit is limited, but typically is not a problem on weekdays. On weekends, arriving early or late in the day will generally guarantee you a parking spot. If the area if full, you may park at the side of the road just before the parking area. Please do not block traffic.

If traffic at the top is heavy, please limit your stay to give others a chance to enjoy the wonderful views.


 
     
   Top of Page...   
     
Spacer Corner Spacer Spacer Corner
 
 About Mount Evans  |  Planning Your Visit  |  Areas to Visit  |  Things to Do  |  Critters  |  Plants  |  About This Site 
 Official Forest Service Mount Evens Website 
FBI Anti-Piracy Warning
 
 Copyright © 1998- Karl Snyder, All rights reserved.