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Address: Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
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+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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White Knuckle Trip, but Worth It

The drive up was not for the faint of heart. Endless horizon views with steep drop offs make you pay attention, but for the passengers who can enjoy the view, it is spectacular... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The drive up was not for the faint of heart. Endless horizon views with steep drop offs make you pay attention, but for the passengers who can enjoy the view, it is spectacular. When you get to the top, the views are worth the trip and then some. If the train had gone to the top (it does not during... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have the time and some cash, this is well worth the trip. It cost us $10 each to enter the park, but the views are worth it. Due to the winter snow, the last 2 miles of road were closed, but you could see for miles and miles and miles across the top of the Rockies and across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First up amazing views at 14000ft Summit not to mention numerous fun stop offs on the way up. Take your time on the drive and enjoy these. What was amazing is that it is possible to drive this relatively safely. Lots of horror stories about the condition of the roads but for me they were more or less perfect. Keep... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not worth going unless it's in the summer. It's so cold & windy at the top no one every wants to stay. We use the bathrooms, grab a snack & leave. We have gone multiple times throughout the year. It's kind of pricey for those on a budget. Try to go in one vehicle then it's cheaper.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were going to drive up Pikes Peak but unfortunately it would cost $35 to go. I don't understand why you have to pay that much to drive up a mountain :(

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful view of the area from the top of Pikes Peak. You don't want to miss this great attraction.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happened upon Pikes Peak after our drive to Manitou Springs. The day we went it had snowed that morning and only thirteen of the nineteen trails were open. We drove up on a very cold and windy day. Lovely views

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

as most parks were closed for the low season, this park was open most of the trails, a bit of snow, but nothing that kept us from enjoying the parks, lets say for 7 usd per day drviing through this beautifull scenery with patches of snow and sunny weather, what more can one ask for

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Though I have hiked around, driven and taken the cog railway to the top, I never tire of just admiring this majestic mountain.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're not afraid of heights and windy roads without guardrails, you will thoroughly enjoy this very scenic drive up to Pike's Peak! The view changes with each bend in the road, some offering views of westward Rocky mountain ranges, others grand vistas of Colorado Springs, the Garden of the Gods and the plains below. We stopped to see snowboarders... More 

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