Evergreen Rodeo Association

Rodeo became popular in Colorado over a century ago with the advent of the cattle industry. Evergreen, a logging and mountain ranch community that spread out for miles around Bear Creek had its share of local rodeo rivalry.

The Evergreen Rodeo is the genuine article with roots going back to those early days. Former Evergreen Rodeo members, Lucille Counselman and Louise Hendryx, joined in impromptu rodeos in the 20’s and 30’s for Troutdale Resort guests such as Tom Mix, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Ethel Merman and wealthy Easterners. Local hands and residents held those rodeos and the rodeo parade, for the entertainment of themselves and visitors. They still do. Today’s parade and rodeo are non-profit affairs, organized by local volunteers with proceeds going to charity


  • Street: 29830 Stagecoach Blvd.
  • City: Evergreen
  • State: CO
  • Zip Code: 80439