Provides access for one private vehicle or 1 motorcycle rider/scooter rider on the Fee Free Day to access Mount Goliath Nature Center and Summit Lake Park. The average time spent along the Scenic Drive is 2-3 hours.
Note: The Summit of Mt. Evans is closed to motorized vechicles for the 2021 season.
Fee free dates are listed in the need to know below.
The reservation for Mount Evans is for the reserved date and time listed on this ticket and for day use only.
Be ready to present a printed or digital copy of reservation at the facility Welcome Station. If you have a printed ticket, please place on dash of your vehicle; photo ID will be required.
Pass holders must provide the Interagency Passes or Mount Evans season pass for validation.
Cancellations must be made up to 24 hours in advance for refund minus $2 processing fee. No refunds for no shows or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance.
Tickets are non-transferable and cannot be sold, copied or auctioned.
Camping and campfires are not allowed within one-half mile of the Mount Evans corridor and the entire Summit Lake Flats.
Feeding or attracting wildlife is prohibited.
Pets must be kept on a handheld leash at all times, and they cannot be kept in an unattended vehicle.
The Mount Evans Scenic Byway climbs more than 7,000 feet in just 28 miles, reaching an altitude of 14,130 feet. The views are breath taking, but the road is in poor condition and has no guardrails so be prepared for slow and possible difficult driving conditions. Also beware there are many bicyclists that cycle this road.
The maximum allowable length for vehicles is 30 feet due to the narrow steep and winding road. Motorhomes are not recommended.
Conditions can change quickly and drastically on Mount Evans. The road can close any day throughout the summer due to winter-like conditions.
Road damage near Summit Lake Park, Slow Down before approaching.