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Echo Mountain

19285 Hwy. 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 970-531-5038
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First Time Ski Experience

The staff and trainers at Echo Mountain Park were simply amazing. They really made me feel... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Daren D
Not for 1st time Skiers

There's only one slope and its pretty steep. No beginners run's or bunny slopes. If you've never... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Cecelia S
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The Closest Ski Resort to Denver and Colorado's Front Range. Just 50 minutes, or 35 miles, from downtown Denver Echo offers an authentic Colorado ski and snowboard experience just outside the city.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mt evans” (6 reviews)
“squaw pass” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
19285 Hwy. 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 970-531-5038

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The staff and trainers at Echo Mountain Park were simply amazing. They really made me feel comfortable being a first time skier. The equipment seemed to be very new and everything fit well and felt very comfortable. The trainer on the day was very professional...More

Thank Daren D
Reviewed 18 February 2017

There's only one slope and its pretty steep. No beginners run's or bunny slopes. If you've never skied this shouldn't be your first stop!!

Thank Cecelia S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My son and I tried out this newly reopened ski area on a Friday evening. The staff was friendly and helpful. Parking was an easy walk from the main lodge. Not many trails and most are Blue level but it's the perfect place to go...More

2  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely little lake. WELL worth the trip, we weren't prepared for a longish hike, but we will be next time! Be sure to look up the Chicago Lakes trail if you go. We'll be going back for that!!

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I stopped here "on our way" to Idaho Springs. The lake and trails are fantastic. It is an easy hike around Echo Lake with flat terrain and beautiful scenery. The echo Lake trail goes through the woods so you can't see a...More

2  Thank cdykema
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The lake is crystal clear with some fish and ducks, just sit here and you'll find it therapeutic, kids will have a swell time too Recommended length of time is high due to the drive which should be combined with the Mt Evans one

1  Thank Punit M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The park is about 15 miles south of Idaho Springs but very curvy road so figure about 30 minutes to get there. It's just before the turn off and pay station for Mount Evans. There's parking on the main road and more in the picnic...More

Thank buckmountain
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This area is very picturesque with the mountains being reflected in the pristine-looking lake. A nice restful stop in an otherwise busy drive day.

Thank SylRickTraveler
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful. Peaceful, even though there were other people walking around the area; some with their dog walking with them.

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 18 July 2016

At the foot of Mt Evens this Park and Lake is a short drive from Denver. There is a real nice gift shop to pick up some Souvenirs and take some great pics.

Thank TeamJarvis1921
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15 September 2016|
Response from SylRickTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can fish, hike and bike along the lake but I don't think you can kayak/canoe. There is a campground located at the base of Mount Evans with a limited number of tent sites. I don't know if it's first-come... More
11 February 2016|
Response from DebbieMorse | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that Echo Mountain has downhill skiing. I didn't see any lifts or anything. I would go to a bigger ski resort.