Situated under 15 miles from Denver in Jefferson County, Evergreen is a spellbindingly scenic town. Snow capped knolls, serene backwoods, and gorgeous wildflowers provide a natural backdrop for this flourishing community. Evergreen Lake is frequented by the tourists and locals looking for recreation. This gem of a place offers boating and picnicking in the late spring, ice-skating in the winter and angling year-round. Drive up close-by Mt. Evans (14,624 feet) or look as the Maxwell Falls course 76 feet into a rough gulch. For camping and backpacking, you can visit Jefferson Country Open Space. In the city, you will find the picturesque Evergreen Golf Course, alluring exhibitions, retail stores, diners, galleries, and nightspots.