Mount Evans SWA
! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
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
Deer;#Elk;#Bighorn;#Mountain goat;#Dusky (blue) grouse;#Rabbit;#
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. Vehicles are prohibited from the day after Labor Day through June 14, except during regular rifle deer and elk seasons.
e. Groups of 25 or more 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
Sheriff's Office: Clear Creek, (303) 679-2376.
Area CPW Office: Denver, (303) 291-7227.