Evergreen Mtn Trail

Alderfer Three Sisters Open Space Park, Colorado

Elevation Gain1,223ft
Trailhead Elevation7,486ft
Elevation Min/Max7485/8530ft
Elevation Start/End7486/7486ft

Evergreen Mtn Trail

Evergreen Mtn Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is within Alderfer Three Sisters Open Space Park. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 7,486 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,223 feet. Near the trailhead there are parking and restrooms. Evergreen Mountain (elevation 8,527 feet) can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Ranch View Trail, Evergreen Mtn Trail West and Scenic View Trail.

Evergreen Mtn Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Here is a short and scenic loop in Alderfer/Three Sisters Park. Located in Jefferson County Open Space near the scenic town of Evergreen, and easily accessible from Denver, too, this hike provides a nice getaway from the busy city.

This 770-acre park is an ideal destination for a quick hike, with broad vistas of rolling, forested foothills, secluded trails, and glimpses out to the high reaches of the Continental Divide. Alderfer is home to the unmistakable rock formations dubbed “The Three Sisters” and “The Brother,” situated in the north side of the park. Today’s trail wanders through the southern section up to Evergreen Mountain."

"Compared with Mount Evans, which rises majestically to the west, Evergreen Mountain is but a well-treed nubbin of a foothill-a nubbin well-worth exploring. A wide, well-maintained trail wanders along the mountain's north face, through a thick lodgepole forest that resounds with silence."

Evergreen Mtn Trail Reviews

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Started at 1pm done by just before 3pm. The guide was easy to follow and acurate. It starts you off on the West side of the trail, through a thinned pine forest, with no views. The East side is by far the prettier side of the hike with rocky ledges overlooking Evergreen, clumps of aspen, interesting rock formations, and plenty of small wildlife.
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This was a good, not too difficult hike, make sure that you take the time to do the summit trail. Need to watch out for a lot of mountain bikers.
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Trail Information

Alderfer Three Sisters Open Space Park
Nearby City
Alderfer Three Sisters Open Space Park
Fishing, Birding
Additional Use
Denver Mountain Parks, Denver Parks & Recreation, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 601, Denver, CO 80202; within Denver dial 311; outside Denver dial (720) 913-1311; denvermountainparks.org
Local Contacts
USGS Evergreen; online through links at denvermountainparks.org
Local Maps

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Oct 2018