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Pikes Peak

Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
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There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing spectacular views as you ascend to 14,115 feet, encounter Mother Nature on our hiking trails or watch for wildlife such as deer, elk, bighorn sheep or yellow-bellied marmots. You may even spot the elusive Bigfoot during your visit. The 19 mile journey on the fully paved road to the summit begins in Cascade, Colorado, just 15 minutes west of downtown Colorado Springs. From the entrance, at an altitude of 7,800 feet (2377m) begin to explore the Pike National Forest and the natural beauty of Colorado.Along the way, you'll discover the North Slope Recreation Area, Crystal Reservoir Gift Shop, Historic Glen Cove Inn, and the Summit House. There are three lakes for fishing, picnic areas, hiking trails, and breathtaking views. Stop and watch one of our "Meet the Ranger" Interpretive Programs and learn about the history, myths, flora and fauna on the mountain. All offer visitor services and basic necessities to make your day both enjoyable and memorable.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
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Reviewed yesterday

Thought I might be afraid or bothered by the high elevations. No problems what so ever, except at the top of Pikes Peak. It's an amazing place...learn the history ...take the cog train!

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have never seen anything like this! So prettttty!!!! the view is amazing. I drove up there and its just insane. I felt like I was out of this world... I will recommend this to everyone who is planning to visit Colorado.

Thank Sona P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the cog train that took us to the top of pikes peak . Very enjoyable time -highly recommended.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pikes Peak is awesome, but make sure you bring a coat and drink lots of water before, during and after your visit - 14,000 feet in elevation

Thank bradbaron
Reviewed 2 days ago

Note: It costs $15 per person to enter the road to reach the summit of Pike's Peak. You are given a map of all the mile markers and pull-offs. The bathroom locations are marked on the map as well. The speed limit is 25 mph...More

2  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The opportunity for easy travel to the top of a 14,000 foot (4,300m) mountain is not to be missed. Starting out at a fine station at Manitou Springs, the well maintained cog railway provides a great trip through varied and scenic terrain and vegetation with...More

Thank Helioscube
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and great drive! Kids even enjoyed it. Summit is anticlimactic lol as it was freezing and my kids were whining so take sweatshirts! So gorgeous and worth every bit of the drive! Way better than hiking, lol. Can pull over to hike a...More

Thank Ris G
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have a major fear of driving, then driving to the top of Pike Peaks probably isn't the place for you! Our family on the other hand loved it. The views are breath taking, and pictures won't give you the full effect of the...More

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1  Thank MindyS291
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a long 20 miles up and back, so stick to the speed limit and pull off if there is a view to be had. Pull off because you never know what weather will roll in. We started off in perfectly fine, fair weather and...More

1  Thank bransom_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were too late to book the Cog Railway up to the summit and that was a stroke of luck. Driving up to the summit is part of the experience...slowing down for the hairpin turns, stopping to take pictures as you ascend (and the temperature...More

1  Thank SKNJ
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Todd Kim H
17 July 2017|
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Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
From the Cog Railway Website: Is the train wheelchair accessible? Yes. If you require a wheelchair on the train, please call the Ticket Office at (719) 685-5401 and let the ticket agents know. Hope this helps.
11 July 2017|
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Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
If you drive the Pikes Peak Highway there are pull off and turn around points along the 19 mile drive. If you are riding the Cog Railway you will not be able to turn around. The North Slope Recreation Area on the Pikes... More
21 June 2017|
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Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway is a private operation so I cannot answer your question regarding standby on the train. If you choose to drive the Pikes Peak Highway you will experience the varying life zones, three fishing... More