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State Wildlife Area

Mount Evans SWA

Clear Creek;#

GMU: 39
From Denver, take I-70 west to Evergreen Pkwy. exit; go 6 miles south on HWY 74 to Evergreen Lake; turn right on Upper Bear Creek Rd. Go 6.5 miles to CR480 go right on CR480 for 3 miles.

min. 7,947 - max 9,905 ft

3,398 acres.

Bighorn;#Deer;#Dusky (blue) grouse;#Elk;#Mountain goat;#Rabbit;#

Coldwater stream;#




a. Camping shall be limited to five days in any 45 day period, except during big game seasons in designated campgrounds.

b. Dogs are prohibited, except when used in hunting or on a leash.

c. Public access is prohibited from January 1 through June 14.

d. Use of the property is restricted to only fishing and hunting activities from the day after Labor Day through the end of the 4th regular rifle season (mid November). Note: scouting is permited for those who have a valid GMU 39 license for the current year.

e. Vehicles are prohibited from the day after Labor Day through June 14, except during regular rifle deer and elk seasons.

f. Groups of 25 or mo​​​​​​re people must obtain a permit prior to use. Permits shall be issued to limit access to no more than one group at one time.​

​Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds visitors to check current hunting, fishing and land use regulations when planning to visit a State Wildlife Area. Refer to the Recreational Lands Brochure, as well as the Fishing and Hunting Regulation Brochures located on the Regulations Brochures Page. State Wildlife Area visitors can also find rules and regulations information in Chapter 9 Regulations.​

Contact Info
Area CPW Office: Denver, (303) 291-7227.