Evergreen, Colorado ~ Jefferson County, Colorado

Evergreen, Colorado, which is located 30 miles west of Denver, off I-70, is situated at 7,200 feet above sea level.

A mountain community, Evergreen offers great recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery, yet is within easy commuting distance of downtown Denver.

The town of Evergreen grew in the 1880s, spurred by demand for lumber for the building spurt in Denver. The Hiwan Homestead Museum, in Evergreen, is one of the most charming attractions – a 25-room lodge that’s been restored to depict the 1890-1930 eras.

Top attractions in Evergreen, Colorado include:

  • unique shops and restaurants in historic downtown Evergreen
  • Evergreen Golf Course
  • ice skating on Evergreen Lake
  • Lariat Loop Scenic And Historic Byway (which passes through Golden, Evergreen, and Morrison)

Other communities in Jefferson County, Colorado include: Golden, Morrison, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Littleton, Lakewood, and Conifer.