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Address: Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
Phone Number: +1 719-385-7325
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing...

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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We took our two children (5 and 8) for a ride on the cog railway in November. I am so glad we did. The ride was fantastic and the views were amazing. We were not able to make... read more

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove to the top of Pikes Peak, the road is very narrow in some points with no guard rails, and I'm afraid of heights so I got a little sick, probably should have taken the train up. Once at the top, the view is absolutely amazing. Gift shop at the top as well. Be careful though, altitude sickness is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our two children (5 and 8) for a ride on the cog railway in November. I am so glad we did. The ride was fantastic and the views were amazing. We were not able to make it to the summit due to strong winds, but we did get to go above the tree line. Also, the train was... More 

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Crumpton, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

turns out this is a very busy mountain. was there during the summer of 2015. have to schedule this trip.you can hike up but for the tram reservations needed.

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Circleville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the Cog Railway to the top and it was a great experience. I loved the stories from our conductor and the view at the top is beautiful. The air really is thin, so keep hydrated! As many have noted, you have to try the doughnuts at the top of the peak!

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Cedar Rapids, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views of Pikes Peak never get old. The Peak is an incredible photo experience, and is visible from so many areas in Colorado Springs.

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to the top twice. Once by car and once by the cog railroad (which I highly recommend). If you just want to get there, see the top and come back...use your car. Just be prepared to not have any guard rails on a narrow and twisty road nearly 3 miles above sea level. It IS a great drive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bring a coat when you plan to visit Pikes Peak, it was sunny and warm in Colorado Springs, but close to 30 when we got to the top and the wind was bitter cold! The beautiful views are worth the trip! Nice gift shop and snack bar. last time I was here the top half was gravel! Now it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Labor Day the shop at top was VERY crowded. The drive is pleasant and beautiful. The view from the summit was breathtaking. Pleasantly surprised at the accessibility up top

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not much can be said here. It's a mountain, you pay to drive up and down it. But breath taking views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited Pike's Peak right after a fresh snowfall, the views were like something out of a movie! An experience I won't soon forget!

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