This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Evergreen Lake


AddressEvergreen 80439
QuadEvergreen, 1965 (1979)
SectionS10, T5S, R71W
Elevation7072
SourceSternberg, "Evergreen, Our Mountain Community," pp. 25, 201.
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SeealsoEvergreen Dam
Initialdate1994-10-03 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe 55-acre lake was created by Evergreen Dam, which was built in 1926-1927 by the City and County of Denver for flood control, water supply, and recreation, the latter in the form of year round fishing, boating and sailing in the summer and ice skating in the winter. The recreation activities are managed by the Evergreen Park and Recreation District.
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